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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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16/01/2018

2018 Survey Questionnaire on TRADE UNION RIGHTS VIOLATION

The ITUC has been exposing violations of trade union rights for more than 30 years. We publish this information on the website of the ITUC Survey and use it to develop the ITUC Global Rights Index which rates 140 countries on a scale from 1-5 based on the degree of respect for workers’ rights. (...)
Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights;
13/11/2017

ITUC-Africa welcomes Qatar’s labour industrial reforms: calls on Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to emulate same

The African Régional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confédération (ITUC-Africa) joins the global trade union fraternity to commend and welcome the décision and commitments made by the govemment of Qatar to progressively reform her industrial relations practices. The reforms will help (...)
Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Migration;
27/10/2017

PRESS RELEASE OF THE RSMMS DELEGATION IN MISSION TO AGADEZ

The steering committee of the Trade Union Network on Mediterranean Sub-Saharan Migration (RSMMS), decided in July 2017 in Tunis, as part of its program for the period 2017-2020, to send a delegation to meet migrants in their journey to find a job. The delegation was accompanied by the (...)
Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Communique; Migration; Niger;
26/10/2017

Educational video on ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS from AFRICA produced by ITUC-Africa

ITUC-Africa is carrying out a number of educational campaigns to get African audiences aware of how multi-national corporations are syphoning capital from the continent through tax evasion and tax avoidance (e.g. using tax havens to shelter profits). These activities contribute significantly to (...)
Keywords : Activities; ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS - “STOP THE BLEEDING” ; Technical document; Human and trade union rights;
03/10/2017

Press statement of the African Trade Union Migration Network (ATUMNET)

African trade unions and the quest for better migration management: making migration work for development and migrants
12 September 2017 Accra, GHANA Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Migration;
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31/03/2017

Tanzania orders audit of mining companies’ earnings over taxes

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has ordered a special audit of mining companies to determine if they pay their fair share of taxes to the East African country.
Keywords : ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS - “STOP THE BLEEDING” ; Human and trade union rights ; Tanzania ; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development ;
28/03/2017

JOINT STATEMENT CONDEMNING THE RAID OF THE MEDIA HOUSE IN TANZANIA

At the sideline of the AU-EU CSOs conference on Freedom of Expression, African CSOs reacted to the situation in Tanzania (read the statement). ITUC-Africa actively supported this statement as we contributed to its drafting and (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Solidarity Letters ; Tanzania ;
24/03/2017

PRESS RELEASE: SIERRA LEONE LABOUR CONGRESS

It has come to the attention of the sierra leone labour congress that for over two months, the academic staff of the NJALA university have been on strike for better salaries, terminal benefits and conditions of service.
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Sierra Leone ;
03/03/2017

Appeal to the African Union for the protection of civil liberties in “English-speaking” Cameroon territory

We have noted with concern the deteriorating human rights situation of the people and residents of Southern Cameroon for a while now. A number of persons described and declared as “enemies of the Republic” have been arrested and detained without trial. Many more who have felt threatened because (...)
Keywords : Cameroon ; Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Protest letters ;
03/03/2017

Press review of february 2017 on migration in West Africa

How Nigerian, other migrant entrepreneurs are a force for good in South Africa – Study Contrary to widespread belief in South Africa that Nigerians and other migrants take their jobs, a study has shown that such migrants indeed help in creating employment opportunities for natives and (...)
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ITUC AFRICA

2018
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2018 Survey Questionnaire on TRADE UNION RIGHTS VIOLATION

The ITUC has been exposing violations of trade union rights for more than 30 years. We publish this information on the website of the ITUC Survey and use it to develop the ITUC Global Rights Index which rates 140 countries on a scale from 1-5 based on the degree of respect for workers’ rights. (...)