Activities

COVID-19: ITUC-Africa letter to the AU Chairperson

Given the enormity of the catastrophe that could befall Africa should the continent experience a full-scale outbreak of the epidemic, we deem it necessary to address the African Union on a number of urgent (...)
February
2020

6TH AFRICA SOCIAL PARTNERS SUMMIT: MESSAGE BY COMRADE AYUBA WABBA

A FRATERNAL MESSAGE BY COMRADE AYUBA WABBA, mni, PRESIDENT OF THE NLC AND ITUC AT THE 6TH AFRICA SOCIAL PARTNERS SUMMIT
Abuja, NIGERIA
February
2020

The Choice is Ours – FESTU welcomes the signing of the Federal Electoral Bill into law

The Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU) and its 12 affiliated sector unions commend the signing of the country’s Federal Electoral Bill into law as a historic and tangible move towards the realisation of democratic rights of Somalis and (...)
23 February 2020

10th New Year School: African Trade Unions and the Future of Work

Technological advances, artificial intelligence, automation and robotics are plunging the world of work today into unprecedented change. If this change promises to be beneficial for some under other skies, that is likely to strike a blow to (...)
17-20 Febrary 2020 Lome, TOGO
December
2019

African Trade Union Demands COP 25

Climate change impacts on the African continent are visibly disturbing, as it begins to manifest one crisis after another. The Africa we want is crying for policy and climatic space to transform its economies, livelihoods and societies for the (...)
2 – 13 December, 2019 Madrid, SPAIN
September
2019

Category : Uganda ; Reports ; ATUDN ;

Orientation at NOTU Leadership Forum on Achieving Social Protection through the Sustainable Development Goals: Unmasking the SDGs as trade union struggle!

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. (...)
July 2019 Masaka, UGANDA

ITUC-AFRICA YOUTH STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY

YOUTH AND TRANSFORMING EDUCATION Young workers can also participate and “Make it a space for all of us” through transformed education. Education allows people to develop confidence in their self, showcase their talent and more so speak up for (...)
Lomé , Togo 12 August 2019
July
2019

Category : Reports ; Zambia ; ATUDN ;

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  (...)
26-27 March_2019 Lusaka, ZAMBIA
June
2019

ITUC-Africa Commemoration of Global Day of Action

On the 26th of June, the staff of ITUC-AFRICA came together to commemorate the Global Day of Workplace Action on Climate Change. The theme for this year’s Global Day of Workplace Action is ‘Climate Proof our Work’ #cPOW and this activity dubbed (...)
Lomé , Togo 26 Juin 2019
May
2019

Category : Reports ; ATUDN ;

ITUC-Africa drums support for Goal 8 during the UNECA Regional SDGs Forum!

The Africa’s regional organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) through the Africa Trade Union Development Network (ATUDN) hosted a side event during the UNECA regional forum on SDGs. Under the theme “The centrality (...)
17 April 2019 Marrakech, Morroco

ITUC AFRICA

Given the enormity of the catastrophe that could befall Africa should the continent experience a full-scale outbreak of the epidemic, we deem it necessary to address the African Union on a number of urgent issues....