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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).

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26/10/2018

ITUC-Africa Youth Committee Meeting

The ITUC-Africa Youth Committee met on Monday, October 15 in Lomé at its headquarters (Fopadesc). The meeting was an opportunity for the members of the committee to present the broad outlines and priorities of their action plan at national and regional level. Nine young people from Ghana, (...)
25/10/2018

13th meeting of the ITUC-Africa Women’s Committee

In accordance with its statute, ITUC Africa Women’s Committee held its 13th meeting on Monday, October 15th in Lome, at the headquarters of the organisation, (Fopadesc). This meeting was an opportunity for women leaders, on one hand to take stock of the activities of the past year that marked (...)
25/10/2018

18th meeting of the General Council of ITUC-Africa

The 18th meeting of the ITUC-Africa General Council was held on 17 and 18 October 2018 in Lomé at ITUC-Africa headquarters (Fopadesc). During two days, trade union leaders and members of the General Council of ITUC-Africa, representatives of sub-regional organizations, representatives of the (...)
25/10/2018

STUDY on AFRICA LABOUR MIGRATION TO THE GCC STATES: THE CASE OF GHANA, KENYA, NIGERIA AND UGANDA

PREFACE: Migration is part and parcel of human existence. It is a historical human phenomenon and will continue to be part of human practice across societies, ages and cultures. It cannot be stopped, but certainly can be better managed to contribute to and accelerate development. African trade (...)
22/10/2018

Interview with Congolese trade unionist Joséphine Shimbi Umba

“We say ’protect the workers’, but which workers are we talking about if only 2.5 per cent have formal jobs?”

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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 Jul 02

Seminar Report on the Role of the Private Sector in Development

Key messages:  Dangers of natural resource-backed Chinese credit  Qualify of FDI  Role of private sector on development  Accountability and transparency in private sector development  Enabling environment for the growth of private sector  Mechanism for ensuring that blended finance (...)
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