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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12/08/2019

ITUC-AFRICA YOUTH STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

YOUTH AND TRANSFORMING EDUCATION Young workers can also participate and “Make it a space for all of us” through transformed education. Education allows people to develop confidence in their self, showcase their talent and more so speak up for their rights and others who they (...)
Lomé , Togo 12 August 2019 Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment;
14/08/2018

National Youth Council of TUC - Ghana Calls for Safe Spaces for the Youth on International Youth Day, 2018

The National Youth Council (NYC) of the Trades Union Congress (TUC) of Ghana marked the 2018 International Youth Day under the Theme: *“Safe Spaces for Youth”.
12 Août 2018 Accra, GHANA Keywords : Activities; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment; Communique; Ghana;
12/08/2018

ITUC-AFRICA YOUTH STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

The Youth Committee of the African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) will celebrate International Youth Day 2018 with a focus on youth contribution on ending violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work. Violence against (...)
12 August 2018 International Youth Day / ITUC-AFRICA Youth Committee Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment;
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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20/11/2012

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 ;
13/09/2012

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 ;
28/08/2012

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 ;
16/08/2012

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 ;
13/08/2012

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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ITUC AFRICA

It is no doubt that at political level, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDG 2030) has been universally adopted. African nations too have already committed to achieving the goals of the SDG 2030 and the Africa Union Agenda 2063. However, there remains a huge gap between what the (...)