Human and trade union rights : PROGRAMME AREA

Human rights are a concept that every human being has rights universal, inalienable, whatever the positive law or other local factors such as ethnicity, nationality or religion.

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15/12/2018

ITUC-Africa Protests Against Arrest of Sierra Leone Trade Unionists and Government Interference in Union Affairs

I write on behalf of the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) representing over 17 million workers in 52 African countries to protest the arrest and detention of trade union leaders of the Sierra Leone Labour Congress (...)
15 Decembre 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Protest letters ; Sierra Leone;
10/12/2018

Commemorating the 2018 International Human Rights Day: Use the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) as a multilateral approach to drive a pro-rights based approach for migration governance

Today, 10th December is the International Human Rights Day and is also the 70th anniversary of the declaration of the Universal Human Rights Declaration as endorsed by the United Nations. Today is also the day that the United Nations’ Global Compact for Migration (GCM) is being signed in (...)
10 December 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights;
24/11/2018

Advancing a progressive Migration governance — African workers/trade Union DEMANDS

We again affirm that migration is a natural, postive and never ending humain phenomenon. Migration is not a crisis, it is the management and governance of it that have serious, but surmountable challenges. The benefits of migration for development and humanity are real and endless. Everyone can (...)
Free circulation & Migration ITUC-AFRICA / ATUMNET Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Morocco; Communique; Migration;
25/10/2018

STUDY on AFRICA LABOUR MIGRATION TO THE GCC STATES: THE CASE OF GHANA, KENYA, NIGERIA AND UGANDA

PREFACE: Migration is part and parcel of human existence. It is a historical human phenomenon and will continue to be part of human practice across societies, ages and cultures. It cannot be stopped, but certainly can be better managed to contribute to and accelerate development. African trade (...)
Keywords : Activities; Books; Technical document; Human and trade union rights; Nigeria; Uganda; Reports ; Ghana; Kenya; Migration;
06/09/2018

ITUC-AFRICA WELCOMES THE ERADICATION OF EXIT PERMITS FOR MIGRANT WORKERS IN QATAR

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) welcomes the recent announcement by the Qatar government to abolish exit permits for migrant workers. We commend the Qatar government for the obvious show of genuine commitment (...)
6 September 2018 Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Migration;
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12/09/2011

COSATU/SDC PRESS CONFERENCE AND PUBLIC DEMONSTRATION OUTSIDE SA RESERVE BANK OFFICES!

The Swaziland Democracy Campaign (SDC) will be holding a public demonstration outside the offices of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) tomorrow, Friday 09 September 2011, 57 Ntemi Piliso Street, Johannesburg.
Keywords : South Africa ; Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ;
07/09/2011

As the global week of action activities intensify, the Swazi regime has deployed its riot squad

As the global week of action activities intensify, the Swazi regime has deployed its riot squad.
Keywords : Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ; Swaziland ;
05/09/2011

Egypt – Trade Union Rights

Egypt – Trade Union Rights I am writing to you on behalf of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) to express our concern regarding the continued lack of trade union rights in (...)
Keywords : Human and trade union rights ;
31/08/2011

ITUC Calls for UN to Step Up Africa Famine Action

29 Aug The ITUC has expressed its deep concern about the unprecedented drought and famine in the Horn of Africa, in a letter to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, calling on the UN to dramatically scale up action to deal with the on-going human (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ;
31/08/2011

Swaziland Democracy Campaign (SDC) Daily News No 2, Wednesday 31st August

This Daily News is the second edition of what we hope will be an e-bulletin to help build the Global Week of Action on Swaziland, and to follow up what happens afterwards! The SDC seeks to try and maximise support and solidarity with the people of Swaziland for a democratic Swaziland, and to (...)
Keywords : Swaziland Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ; Swaziland ;
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ITUC AFRICA

I write on behalf of the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) representing over 17 million workers in 52 African countries to protest the arrest and detention of trade union leaders of the Sierra Leone Labour Congress (...)