Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment : PROGRAMME AREA

The youth constitutes the greater percentage of the African population and are often the most severely affected by unemployment, an inadequate allocation of government resources for education and training, and the exploitation and discrimination in workplace, resulting in many of them the alienation of the society in which they live in.
The relatively low level of union membership among young workers means they are often deprived of the protection, information and training provided by unions. For this, ITUC-Africa has set as its objective ‘Young workers to become an integral part of trade unions’ and have developed activities to help achieve this objective…

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12/08/2017

ITUC-AFRICA STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

On the occasion of the International Youth Day, the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) joins millions of young African workers to promote the recognition of young people as key actors for social change, economic growth and sustainable (...)
12 August 2017 Issued in Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment;

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12/08/2017

ITUC-AFRICA STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

On the occasion of the International Youth Day, the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) joins millions of young African workers to promote the recognition of young people as key actors for social change, economic growth and sustainable (...)
12 August 2017 Issued in Lomé, TOGO Keywords : Activities ; Declarations ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;
12/08/2015

ITUC-AFRICA STATEMENT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

The world celebrates on August 12 of each year the International Youth Day. This year it will be celebrated under the theme: “Youth Civic Engagement." This is an opportunity to draw the attention of the international community to youth related issues and to highlight the potential of young men (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;
12/08/2014

ITUC-Africa’s message in commemoration of International Youth Day 2014: Decent Wages for Young Workers

Yet again, August 12th is here and it is time to commemorate International Youth Day 2014 – a day marked by the United Nations to raise awareness on issues affecting young people and to celebrate and recognize young people around the world. The theme for this year’s celebration as adopted by the (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;
19/03/2014

News from affiliates, PRESS STATEMENT: "AVOIDABLE DEATH OF OUR YOUTHS"

We are saddened and shocked to learn of the avoidable passing away of over 20 unemployed youths during the course of an ill-fated recruitment exercise conducted yesterday by the Nigérian Immigration Service. In Abuja and Lagos and in several other towns across Nigeria, an army of unemployed of (...)
Keywords : Climate Change And Environment ; Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;
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2017
Aug 29

Communiqué and Plan of Action of 13th Civil Society Forum

The 13th Southern Africa Civil Society Forum (CSF) convened by faith based organisations, non-governmental organisations and trade unions brought together diverse civil society formations from the region at Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre, Boksburg, South Africa from the 14th-16th August (...)