Human and trade union rights : PROGRAMME AREA

Human rights are a concept that every human being has rights universal, inalienable, whatever the positive law or other local factors such as ethnicity, nationality or religion.

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21/12/2023

"Championing Rights-Based Migration Governance: ITUC-Africa’s Call to Action on International Migrants Day"

On this year International Migrants Day, the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) stands to acknowledge and celebrate the invaluable contributions of millions of migrants worldwide. As a staunch advocate for social justice and human rights, (...)
Dar Es Salam, 18 December 2023 By Adjélé Mensah Keywords : Activities; Newsletters; Human and trade union rights; Nigeria; Tanzania;
26/02/2020

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 Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Nigeria;
23/02/2020

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 ultimately, a stable and peaceful society.
23 February 2020 Keywords : Activities; Declarations; Human and trade union rights; Somalia;
17/02/2020

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 others on the black continent, given that the (...)
17-20 Febrary 2020 Lome, TOGO Keywords : Activities; Newsletters; Climate Change And Environment; Human and trade union rights; Gender Equality; Peace And Security; Extending Social Protection ; Organising And Workers Empowerment - Trade Union Unity; Structural Transformation For Africa’s Development; Youth Work - Organising And Workers Empowerment;
09/04/2019

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 (...)
20-22 March 2019 Kigali, RWANDA Keywords : Activities; Human and trade union rights; Peace And Security; Reports ; Rwanda;

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02/03/2024

ITUC-Africa Strongly Condemns the Heinous Shooting of Dr. Davji Atellah, Secretary General of KMPDU, by Kenyan Police During Peaceful Protest.

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa: https://www.ituc-africa.org/), expresses profound dismay and condemnation for the reprehensible act committed by the Kenyan police in shooting Dr. Davji Atellah, Secretary General of the Kenya (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Kenya ;
01/03/2024

Workers’ protest in Guinea: The government must listen to the people, shun violence, and utilise genuine dialogue to address the impasse

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) has been following the development of the social situation in the Republic of Guinea with keen interest. It is with deep shock and profound sadness that we learned of the tragic (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Guinea ;
01/03/2024

Hunger and Poverty Nationwide Protests by Nigeria’s Organised Labour: ITUC-Africa hails action and calls on the Nigerian Government to engage protesters in constructive dialogue

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa: https://www.ituc-africa.org/) stands in solidarity with the Nigerian workers and people rallying nationwide under the banner of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) to draw attention to the worsening (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Nigeria ; Extending Social Protection ;
28/02/2024

African workers Welcome ECOWAS’ Revocation of Sanctions on Burkina Faso, Niger, Mali, and Guinea and call for the intensification of constructive dialogue and genuine diplomacy

The African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa www.ituc-africa.org) warmly welcomes the recent decision by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to lift, with immediate effect, a large part of the sanctions imposed on Burkina (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Guinea ; Peace And Security ; Burkina Faso ; Communique ; Mali ; Niger ;
16/01/2024

Formal Follow-Up on the Implementation of Kenyan Visa-Free Border Policy

Your Excellency President William Ruto, I trust this correspondence finds you in good health. We extend our continued support for your government’s commendable commitment to a visa-free regime in 2024. However, we feel compelled to address specific concerns regarding the current (...)
Keywords : Declarations ; Human and trade union rights ; Kenya ; Migration ;

ITUC AFRICA

TRADE UNION ORGANISATIONAL CAPACITY TOOL (TUOC-tool)

This guidance note presents the COS framework; it reviews the concrete steps that can be used (...)

TU DEVELOPMENT EFFECTIVENESS PROFILE TOOL

TUDEP is a learning tool meant to support trade unions worldwide in the application of the (...)

PAMPHLET ON THE SDGs

The pamphlet aims to introduce trade unionists to the 2030 Agenda and its overlap with the (...)