Following the decision of the 18th meeting of the General council on the dates and venue of the next Congress of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUCAfrica), we have the pleasure to inform you that, pursuant to article VIII(b) of our Constitution, the fourth Ordinary Congress will be held from 20 to 21 November 2019 in Abuja (Nigeria).



Accelerate our actions to eliminate forced labor and child labor in supply chains.

The Alliance 8.7 Supply Chains Action Group held its second global meeting in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire on 15th May. Over 140 participants, including Government representatives from 19 countries and over 40 Alliance 8.7 Partner Organisations, as well as Workers representatives 5ITUC And ITUC-Africa (...)

Provisional CAS list: prepare to engage at the ILC

The provisional list for the 2019 International Labour Conference (ILC) cases to be discussed by the Committee on Application of Standards (CAS) is out (please see the document attached).

Seminar on Innovative Ways in Financing Universal Social Protection Floors: Policies, Programs and Practical Examples

"Social protection is too vital for many people; it is not a luxury, too many people are deprived of this RIGHT" – Kwasi Adu Amankwah "Social protection is not a matter of charity, it is a RIGHT which should provide social justice and restore the dignity of ALL – Minster of Poverty Eradication (...)

ITUC-Africa May Day Message 2019

ITUC-Africa congratulates working women and men in Africa who join the rest of the world’s working people in celebrating International Workers’ Day on May 1st 2019. We recall the heroism of earlier generations of workers who struggled and sacrificed to secure gains for working people in the (...)

Report of the 2019 Africa International Labour Conference (ILC) preparation meeting

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) conducted the preparatory meeting for the 2019 International Labour Conference (ILC). This year’s ILC will mark the centenary (...)

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7th New Year School : In order to stop illicit financial flows for a structural transformation of Africa, trade unionists roll up their sleeves.

Around US $ 50 billion is lost by Africa every year through illicit financial flows, which, according to Global Financial Integrity (GFI) estimates, are growing at an astounding rate of 20.2 percent annually. A phenomenon that is in the agenda (...)
2017 Jan 30 - Feb 03 / New Year School Lome - TOGO
2019 Aug 12


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 (...)