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).



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 (...)

Africa Trade Unions Holds Talks with State Secretary, German Ministry for Environment

On the side lines of the 4th session of the United Nations Environment Assembly, the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung - Kenya Office - organized a consultative meeting between the State Secretary (Deputy Minister) of the German Ministry of Environment - Jochen Flasbarth and two key partners of the FES (...)


The African Regional Organization of the International Trade Union Confederation (www.ituc-africa.org) would like to express its solidarity to comrades in ZCTU, to the entire population of Zimbabwe and particularly to the victims of the deadly Cyclone “Idai” that has devastated Chipinge and (...)

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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 (...)