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#AfricansRising Endorsement of New Civil Society Movement | Diplomacy Opportunities

After two days of intense discussions, 272 delegates from 40 countries resolved to set up a new civil society network to tackle burning issues on the continent. 290 more words

A Turkish lesson for democrats everywhere

The latest snub to the rule of law in South Africa came this week with the sacking of SABC journalists by management in flagrant disregard of the ruling made by the Independent Communications Authority. 774 more words

Inside Labour Column

ITUC vs Qatar

During the last session of the ILO from May to June 2016 Geneva , UN bodies welcomed Qatar ‘s efforts to improve drastically and with billions of dollars daily millions of migrant workers. 37 more words

The best things come in threes: how a tripartite governing body sets the ILO apart from other United Nations agencies

By Winona Shaw

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is a unique United Nations (UN) organisation because of the involvement of trade unions and employers organisations in its… 698 more words

New edition of W-Connect: positions, testimonies, practices on Labour Migration

Please click here to find the March 2016 edition of W-Connect, which is a first in two aspects. This newsletter has always had as a goal to share experiences between and from the WSM partners in Asia.  125 more words


Forced labour in Thai fishing: global unions lodge ILO complaint

Forced labour in Thai fishing: global unions lodge ILO complaint

The ITF (International Transport Workers’ Federation) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) have today submitted a case to the International Labour Organization (ILO) against the government of Thailand. 307 more words

Press Release

Global Security, Women Leaders and Championing Workers' Rights: Final Thoughts on Davos

By Anna Macdonald, Control Arms Director

A few days after arriving back in New York after the World Economic Forum, I’ve been reflecting on the strange experience of living for a week in a snowy Swiss mountain village where food and drinks are ample and free, and your neighbours are top political and business leaders. 479 more words