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01 May, 2024 / International
May Day 2024: Trade unions For Democracy

May Day 2024: Trade unions For Democracy

There is no democracy without trade unions – that’s the message of the global trade union movement this May Day.
06 July, 2023 / International
Ten years of workers’ rights under attack: 2023 ITUC Global Rights Index

Ten years of workers’ rights under attack: 2023 ITUC Global Rights Index

The 10th edition of the authoritative Global Rights Index shows that the global cost-of-living crisis has been met with a crackdown on the rights of working people in every region of the world.
06 July, 2023 / International
HLPF 2023: Access to water and sanitation is a human right

HLPF 2023: Access to water and sanitation is a human right

“Our vision as sanitation workers is based on the consideration of access to clean water and sanitation as an essential human right.” J.L. Lingeri SGBASTOS / CGT RA Argentina
06 July, 2023 / International
HLPF 2023: We need a global shift towards renewable energy

HLPF 2023: We need a global shift towards renewable energy

"The shift toward renewable energy must take place through a clear and inclusive just transition." Zingiswa Losi, COSATU South Africa.
06 July, 2023 / International
HLPF 2023: Sustainable cities need workers to take care of them

HLPF 2023: Sustainable cities need workers to take care of them

"Social dialogue enables workers to participate in just transition plans of their cities that are good for people and the environment." Peggy Hessen Følsvik, LO Norway
06 July, 2023 / International
HLPF 2023: The clock is ticking for a new social contract based on SDG 8 and social dialogue

HLPF 2023: The clock is ticking for a new social contract based on SDG 8 and social dialogue

"Workers are the backbone of global efforts to save the planet." Akiko Gono, ITUC.
12 April, 2023 / International

Belarus: Trade union activity is not extremism!

The campaign "Trade Union Activity - Not Extremism!" was launched to draw international attention to the situation of workers’ rights in Belarus.
06 January, 2023 / International
HLPF 2023: The clock is ticking for an SDG 8-driven recovery, with a gender transformative New Social Contract

HLPF 2023: The clock is ticking for an SDG 8-driven recovery, with a gender transformative New Social Contract

The ITUC is finalising the preparations of the next HLPF, including its campaign #timefor8 on the leverage role that Sustainable Development Goal 8 has to advance the 2030 Agenda.
01 December, 2022 / International
6th Conference of the International Labour Rights Monitoring Mission in Central Asia.

6th Conference of the International Labour Rights Monitoring Mission in Central Asia.

The 6th Conference of the International Labour Rights Monitoring Mission in Central Asia was held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on November 15-16, 2022. The Conference was held with the support of the FES Kyrgyzstan office and the Mission partners during the dates of the XVI International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival “Bir Duino Kyrgyzstan”. This year, the Festival was dedicated to “Climate and Crises: Fundamental human rights and alternatives for the SDGs” and ran from November 14 to 18, 2022.
27 October, 2022 / International
Global Gender Gap Report 2022

Global Gender Gap Report 2022

Gender parity is not recovering, according to the Global Gender Gap Report 2022. It will take another 132 years to close the global gender gap. As crises are compounding, women's workforce outcomes are suffering and the risk of global gender parity backsliding further intensifies.