The ITUC has written to the Confederation of Trade Unions of Myanmar to congratulate them on their official registration by the government.
Myanmar: National Trade Union Centre Officially Registered
US Decision on People Trafficking in Malaysia “Manipulated”The ITUC is deeply concerned that the US State Department today upgraded Malaysia from “Tier 3” to “Tier 2 Watch” in its annual Trafficking in Persons Report.
ITUC, Campaign Groups, Welcome Coca Cola and VISA Calls for Independent FIFA ReformBrussels, 24 July 2015 (ITUC): Campaign groups advocating for independent FIFA reform have welcomed the news from VISA calling for an independent, third party commission to be responsible for reforming FIFA because “no meaningful reform can be made under FIFA’s existing leadership.”
UN Development Finance Conference: Lack of Ambition and Weak Commitments put Private Sector in the Driving SeatBrussels, 23 July 2015 (ITUC): The ITUC has expressed concern about the outcomes of this month’s 3rd Conference on Financing for Development in Addis Ababa, which focused on foreign investment and the role of the private sector rather than pathways for sustainable industrialisation and employment policies based on decent work and job creation.
ITUC participates in fourth BRICS Trade Union ForumThe President of the International Trade Union Confederation, João Felício, addressed the plenary session of the BRICS Trade Union Forum, which was being held in Ufa, Russia, in the afternoon of Thursday 9 July. Speaking to the delegates from the five BRICS countries, Mr Felício provided an overview of the international trade union movement at this time, broaching such issues as the fight against anti-trade union practices and for collective bargaining and freedom of trade union organisation throughout the world.
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