The ITUC is horrified at the rising death toll in Gaza, which is now over 1,200 – the vast majority of them innocent civilians. Destruction of civilian and UN infrastructure in recent days, including schools, hospitals and the territory’s only power plant, will have grave ramifications for the Palestinian population now and long after this latest military operation ceases.
ITUC Call to Action on Gaza
Gaza: Immediate CeasefireWith over 500 people in Gaza killed, 80% of them women and children, in a massive escalation of Israel’s assault, an immediate ceasefire and return to the 2012 truce agreement is absolutely urgent.
Malaysia Airlines TragedyThe ITUC has written to UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé and to the organisers of the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne to express condolences over the loss of as many as 100 participants in the upcoming Conference, amongst the tragic deaths of almost 300 passengers on flight MH17 over Ukraine yesterday.
Serbia: General Strike to Protect Wages and Working ConditionsThe ITUC has expressed its full support to the Serbian trade union movement as workers across the country join a general strike against government plans to cut wages and working conditions.
BRICS development bank should focus on boosting inclusive growth, decent work and sustainable developmentThe International Trade Union Confederation has welcomed the launch of the New Development Bank and the Contingency Reserve Agreement (CRA) announced by leaders of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) during their summit meeting in Fortaleza, Brazil on Tuesday.
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