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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16/05/2019

Provisional CAS list: prepare to engage at the ILC

The provisional list for the 2019 International Labour Conference (ILC) cases to be discussed by the Committee on Application of Standards (CAS) is out (please see the document attached).
Keywords : Activities; Technical document; Human and trade union rights; Reports ;
09/04/2019

Report of the 2019 Africa International Labour Conference (ILC) preparation meeting

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) conducted the preparatory meeting for the 2019 International Labour Conference (ILC). This year’s ILC will mark the centenary (...)
20-22 March 2019 Kigali, RWANDA Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Peace And Security; Reports ; Rwanda;
28/01/2019

URGENT CALL TO SECURE CITIZENS’ CIVIL LIBERTIES AGAINST ALARMING VIOLENCE BY THE POLICE AND OTHER SECURITY FORCES OF ZIMBABWE

Dear Mr President, The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) writes to protest the repressive and vicious attacks by the Zimbabwe Police and other security forces against peaceful protesters demanding an end to the (...)
Keywords : Zimbabwe; Activities; Human and trade union rights; Protest letters ; Peace And Security; Extending Social Protection ;
27/01/2019

MESSSAGE OF SUPPORT to the NLC: FORWARD WITH THE STRUGGLE FOR NATIONAL MINIMUM WAGE

ITUC-Africa has followed the protracted campaign for a new national minimum wage for Nigerian workers. We rejoice with the NLC and Nigerian workers that after several delays and hiccups on the part of the Executive arm of government, a Bill for the promulgation of a new national minimum wage (...)
27 January 2019 Lome, TOGO Keywords : Activities; ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS - “STOP THE BLEEDING” ; Human and trade union rights; Solidarity Letters; Nigeria; Extending Social Protection ;
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;
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08/01/2020

SOLIDARITY MESSAGE FROM ITUC-AFRICA TO THE CENTRAL TRADE UNIONS OF INDIA IN SUPPORT OF THE 8TH JANUARY NATIONAL GENERAL STRIKE ACTION

On behalf of 17 million of working women and men in Africa, the Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (www.ituc-africa.org) wishes to address its solidarity and support to the Central Trade Unions and to all workers in (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Solidarity Letters ; Extending Social Protection ;
18/12/2019

Protest against Dissolution of Trade Unions in Sudan

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) strongly protests against and condemns the decision of the transitional authorities of Sudan to dissolve all trade union organisations and professional associations in (...)
Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Protest letters ; Sudan ;
10/12/2019

Declarative statement from the Pre-Congress activity on ADVANCING PROGRESSIVE RIGHT BASED MIGRATION GOVERNANCE as part of the events of the 4th Delegates Congress of ITUC-Africa

We note that indeed, migration is a historic feature of our humanity. We are concerned that migration has been subjected to all manners of interpretation and engagements, which are evident in the politics, policies, practices and programmes of politicians, political party, governments and (...)
19 November 2019 Abuja, NIGERIA Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ; Extending Social Protection ; Migration ;
05/12/2019

CALL FOR ACTION TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES GROUP WORKERS TO UNIONIZE FREELY

Dear Prime Minister, ITUC-Africa (The African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation) calls on you to take action to protect and safeguard the rights of Ethiopian Airline Group workers to freely organize and secure a voice of representation. We are disturbed by (...)
Keywords : Human and trade union rights ; Ethiopia ; Protest letters ; Extending Social Protection ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;
04/10/2019

Protest Against Severe Police Brutality Against Striking Public Sector Workers in ESWATINI

The African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) expresses its strong protest against severe Police brutalities meted out against striking public sector workers in the Kingdom of (...)
04-10-2019 Lome, TOGO Keywords : Eswatini Democracy ; Human and trade union rights ; Protest letters ; Eswatini ;
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ITUC AFRICA

Climate change impacts on the African continent are visibly disturbing, as it begins to manifest one crisis after another. The Africa we want is crying for policy and climatic space to transform its economies, livelihoods and societies for the benefit of current and future generations. The (...)