Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity : PROGRAMME AREA

Africa is experiencing a degradation of the fundamentals of unionism which hampers development and leads to a decline in the trade union movement.

In view of this situation it is imperative for trade union organizations to fully assume their role as the only large movement not only capable of taking into account the real interest of workers, but also as actors in economic and social development, hence a force for change.

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Memorandum of Understanding IISH and ITUC-Africa

On 30 June 2017 the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) (link is external) and the IISH signed a memorandum of understanding for collaboration on archival preservation.
30 June 2017 Keywords : Activities; Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity;

Enhance african workers’ power through democratic management

In the context of the world economic and financial crisis, it is crucial to develop strategies to strengthen the democratic functioning and joint trade union actions for the emergence of strong unions and organizations that are representative of civil (...)
13 - 17 March 2017 Centre Fopadesc, Lomé-TOGO Keywords : Activities; Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity;

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An inaugural regional workshop on CSI Organising project is taking place in Lomé from 15 to 20 April 2013 at the Headquarters of the ITUC-Africa. This Workshop of exchange of good experiences and good practices which brings together 17 participants from 09 African countries English will (...)
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2018 Survey Questionnaire on TRADE UNION RIGHTS VIOLATION

The ITUC has been exposing violations of trade union rights for more than 30 years. We publish this information on the website of the ITUC Survey and use it to develop the ITUC Global Rights Index which rates 140 countries on a scale from 1-5 based on the degree of respect for workers’ rights. (...)