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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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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2nd Youth Conference of CNTS

On Friday, 16th November 2012, CNTS –Senegal held its 2nd youth conference prior to their 10th delegates’ congress.
Keywords : Senegal ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;

Regional Youth policy development workshop

"Stand up young workers, the future is now", is the theme of the regional workshop organized by the ITUC-Africa in partnership with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Organisation in Lomé from 12 to 14 September 2012.
Keywords : Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;

World Day for Decent Work 2012

With the global economic crisis still hitting working people hard in every part of the world, trade unions around the world will once again organise mobilisations, events and activities on October 7 to demand decent jobs and full respect for workers’ (...)
Keywords : Newsletters ; Human and trade union rights ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;

YOUNG WORKERS IN ACTION – GTUC Youth Delegates Conference

On Sunday 12th August 2012, the Great Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology was vibrant with over a hundred and twenty young men and women. The loud cheer of ‘Gbosa’ was enough to inform anyone it was a youth (...)
Keywords : Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ; Ghana ;

ITUC-Africa’s statement on the celebration of International Youth Day.

IN COMMEMORATION OF YOUTH DAY–‘Building a better World: Partnering with Youth.’
Keywords : Declarations ; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment ;
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