Kenya

Affiliates in this country

Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU (K))

Solidarity Building, Digo Road
P.O. Box 13000 - 00200
Nairobi Kenya
Tel : +254-20-6761375
Fax : +254-20-6762695
E-mail : info@cotu-kenya.org; cotukenya@yahoo.com

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16/01/2024

Formal Follow-Up on the Implementation of Kenyan Visa-Free Border Policy

Your Excellency President William Ruto, I trust this correspondence finds you in good health. We extend our continued support for your government’s commendable commitment to a visa-free regime in 2024. However, we feel compelled to address specific concerns regarding the current (...)
Keywords : Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Kenya; Migration;
09/01/2024

African workers appreciate the Kenyan government’s commitment to Africa’s integration and call for more inclusive actions

On behalf of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org), we extend our heartfelt commendation for your recent announcement and subsequent implementation of the abolition of visa requirements for all visitors to Kenya, (...)
Keywords : Advert; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Congress; Kenya; Migration;
30/11/2023

A New Dawn : Comrade Joel Akhator Odigie Elected General Secretary of ITUC-Africa

In a historic moment that resonates with the spirit of unity and progress, the 5th Delegates Congress of the International Trade Union Confederation - Africa (ITUC-Africa) concluded on November 30th in Nairobi. Among the significant outcomes of this gathering was the election of Comrade Joel (...)
Nairobi, 30 November 2023 By Adjélé Mensah Keywords : Upcoming event; Newsletters; Nigeria; Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity; Congress; Kenya;
29/11/2023

ITUC-Africa launches debt campaign to reverse Africa’s debt burden to promote transparency, accountability in debt management

The African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa), on Wednesday in Nairobi, the Kenya capital, launched a campaign to reverse Africa’s sovereign debt trend. Under the campaign, ITUC-Africa says trade unions in Africa will begin to promote (...)
Nairobi, 29 November 2023 By Michael Oche Keywords : Activities; SDGs ; Newsletters; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development; Kenya;
25/11/2023

ITUC-Africa reaffirms its commitment for the Elimination of Violence against Women

As the vibrant continent of Africa echoes with the collective voices of individuals, organizations, and communities united against gender-based violence, the International Trade Union Confederation-Africa (ITUC-Africa) organised a powerful trade union action on November 25, marking the (...)
25 November 2023 By Adjélé Mensah Keywords : Activities; Newsletters; Gender Equality; Kenya;

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16/01/2024

Formal Follow-Up on the Implementation of Kenyan Visa-Free Border Policy

Your Excellency President William Ruto, I trust this correspondence finds you in good health. We extend our continued support for your government’s commendable commitment to a visa-free regime in 2024. However, we feel compelled to address specific concerns regarding the current (...)
Keywords : Declarations Human and trade union rights Kenya Migration
09/01/2024

African workers appreciate the Kenyan government’s commitment to Africa’s integration and call for more inclusive actions

On behalf of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org), we extend our heartfelt commendation for your recent announcement and subsequent implementation of the abolition of visa requirements for all visitors to Kenya, (...)
Keywords : Advert Declarations Human and trade union rights Congress Kenya Migration
30/11/2023

A New Dawn : Comrade Joel Akhator Odigie Elected General Secretary of ITUC-Africa

In a historic moment that resonates with the spirit of unity and progress, the 5th Delegates Congress of the International Trade Union Confederation - Africa (ITUC-Africa) concluded on November 30th in Nairobi. Among the significant outcomes of this gathering was the election of Comrade Joel (...)
Nairobi, 30 November 2023 By Adjélé Mensah
Keywords : Upcoming event Newsletters Nigeria Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity Congress Kenya
29/11/2023

ITUC-Africa launches debt campaign to reverse Africa’s debt burden to promote transparency, accountability in debt management

The African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa), on Wednesday in Nairobi, the Kenya capital, launched a campaign to reverse Africa’s sovereign debt trend. Under the campaign, ITUC-Africa says trade unions in Africa will begin to promote (...)
Nairobi, 29 November 2023 By Michael Oche
Keywords : Activities SDGs Newsletters Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development Kenya
25/11/2023

ITUC-Africa reaffirms its commitment for the Elimination of Violence against Women

As the vibrant continent of Africa echoes with the collective voices of individuals, organizations, and communities united against gender-based violence, the International Trade Union Confederation-Africa (ITUC-Africa) organised a powerful trade union action on November 25, marking the (...)
25 November 2023 By Adjélé Mensah
Keywords : Activities Newsletters Gender Equality Kenya
25/11/2023

In Kenya, union groups learn from AfCFTA ’s women and youth protocol.

African trade union groups are scrutinizing the Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Protocol on Women and Youth. Its implications for informal workers were the subject of a communication on the bangs of the 5th ITUC-Africa Congress in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. The session devoted to this (...)
25 November 2023 By Alice Lawson
Keywords : Activities SDGs Newsletters Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development Kenya
24/11/2023

Empowering African Women and Youth for their effective participation in Trade and Investment Processes

As part of the lead-up to the 5th Congress of ITUC-Africa delegates, the African Labour Research and Education Institute of ITUC-Africa (ALREI), in partnership with LRS, Labour Research Service, South Africa is organising a three-day capacity building and engagement program at the Luke (...)
Keywords : Newsletters Gender Equality Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment Kenya
15/11/2023

ITUC-Africa’s 5th Ordinary CONGRESS STATEMENT: AMKA AFRIKA

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation - Africa (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) is proud to announce its upcoming 5th Ordinary Delegates Congress, set to take place from November 28th to 30th, 2023, in Nairobi, Kenya. The Congress will be staged (...)
Keywords : Congress2023 Declarations Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development Kenya
01/10/2023

Africa Climate Summit: African trade unions call for a just transition

Nairobi, Kenya - Against a backdrop of climate challenges and global disruption, the Africa Climate Summit took place in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, from 4-6 September. At a time when Africa is facing the convergence of climate shocks, biodiversity loss, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic (...)
Keywords : Newsletters Climate Change And Environment Kenya
26/12/2022

Trade union federations in Kenya and Lebanon sign Memoradum of Understanding (MOU) to support and empower African workers in Lebanon

In November 2022, the Kenyan Central Organization of Trade Unions (COTU-K) and the National Federation of Worker and Employee Trade Unions in Lebanon (FENASOL) committed to inter-union collaboration on both sides of the migration corridor to create a more solid protection framework.
Keywords : Human and trade union rights Kenya Migration

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TRADE UNION ORGANISATIONAL CAPACITY TOOL (TUOC-tool)

This guidance note presents the COS framework; it reviews the concrete steps that can be used (...)

TU DEVELOPMENT EFFECTIVENESS PROFILE TOOL

TUDEP is a learning tool meant to support trade unions worldwide in the application of the (...)

PAMPHLET ON THE SDGs

The pamphlet aims to introduce trade unionists to the 2030 Agenda and its overlap with the (...)