A Reference Web Site

As a Pan-African Trade Union Organization of 101 Trade Union Centers affiliated in 51 African Countries, the new ITUC-AFRICA Web Portal aims to be a Central Hub of Reference for all Union Actions and Movements across the African Continent ...
and also the privileged medium of communication, publication, and information for the national centers, trade union organizations and their sympathizers.

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SOMALIA: joint statement from FESTU and SCCI over attacks on freedom of association

Somalia’s workers and employers organisations held discussions yesterday and today in the wake of fresh attacks on employers organisation: Somali Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI). This attack follows attacks on FESTU and its members’ freedom of (...)

Consolidating the gains of the Africa Trade Union Development Network to improve the coordination and effectiveness of trade union development cooperation activities

The Africa Trade Union Development Network (ATUDN) steering committee organised in Abuja, Nigeria from the 20th to the 21st of June 2017, their annual meeting to evaluate, plan and coordinate the work of the network. This meeting was to help members take stock of the work done this far, plan (...)

The protection of the rights of migrant workers for a better extension of social protection in Africa

About thirty participants, including ten women from affiliated organizations to ITUC-Africa, civil society organizations, representatives of LO / FTF, ILO and ECOWAS in charge of migration and FES Tunisia took part to a regional workshop on the protection of the rights of migrant and domestic (...)

Attorney General queries Uganda Revenue Authority over Shs 11bn oil money

The interpretation of what constitutes oil revenues that the Uganda Revenue Authority has to remit to the national petroleum fund is at the centre of debate after the auditor general found the taxman had remitted less than what was expected, writes EDWARD (...)

Communiqué of the 37th Summit SADC of Heads of State and Government

The 37th Ordinary Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) was held at OR Tambo Building, Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) in Pretoria, in the Republic of South Africa on 19th and 20th August (...)

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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
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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. (...)