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).



The best of WageIndicator - Autumn 2018

WageIndicator celebrates 100th Decent Work Check With the recent addition of Namibia, the 100th Decent Work Check has been published. The checklist, containing 49 questions divided over 13 workplace-related topics, compares national labour law with international labour standards. In this way, (...)

COP 24: The Highs, The Lows and What is to Come…

This week, all roads lead to Katowice - one of the oldest and historic coal mining towns in Europe. Thousands of people are flooding the town for what is described as the biggest annual conference. The 24th session of the Conference of Parties organized by the United Nations Framework (...)


A Press Statement Issued by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in the Wake of Renewed Onslaught Against Organized Labour Through the “No Work… No Pay” Directive by the Federal Government of Nigeria

35% of women in the world have experienced physical and / or sexual violence

35 percent of women in the world have experienced physical and / or sexual violence by an intimate partner or sexual violence from another person at some point in their lives (UN Women). Proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1999, the International Day for the (...)

NLC has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take urgent steps to address the issue on the new national minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress urged Nigeria president, Muhammadu Buhari to forward an executive bill to the National Assembly to legalise the recommendation of the tripartite committee. The NLC president dismissed claims that the implementation of the new national minimum wage would lead to (...)

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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 Sep 26

Orientation at NOTU Leadership Forum on Achieving Social Protection through the Sustainable Development Goals: Unmasking (...)

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 (...)