The L20 will attend consultations with G20 G20 The Group of Twenty, or G20, is a forum for international cooperation on the most important aspects of the international economic and financial agenda. It brings together 19 countries and the European Union, which together represent around 90% of global GDP, 80% of global trade and two thirds of the world’s population. Labour and Finance Ministers that are set to meet in Ankara on 3-5 September 2015. The L20 Statement outlines main priorities ranging from responses to the persistent jobs, youth employment and inequality gaps, to the need for responsible investment practices to lift growth and productivity, the current refugee crisis and rise in informal work.
L20 to call for urgent action to create quality jobs and reduce income inequality at the G20 Joint Labour, Employment and Finance Ministers’ Meetings
ITUC expresses concern over reduction of services to Palestinian refugees: "Children should not be victims of the decision"Brussels, 13 August, 2015 (ITUC): The International Trade Union Confederation is deeply concerned about the recent measures announced by UNRWA, where the UN agency’s Commissioner-General decided to reduce the agency’s operations without referring to the UN General Assembly.
Zimbabwe: Trade Union Leaders Arrested Ahead of Planned DemonstrationBrussels, 10 August 2015 (ITUC): The ITUC has strongly condemned the arrests of trade union officials in Zimbabwe on Saturday ahead of a planned demonstration against job losses.
ITUC supports call for independent reform commission for FIFA and the terms of reference posted by Transparency InternationalBrussels, 7 August 2015 (ITUC): The corruption scandals plaguing FIFA are the result of a systemic failure of governance over many years. The criminal charges filed against FIFA and Confederation officials have tarnished the organisation and those associated with it. The failure by FIFA to recognise the severity of the problem, and its rejection of previous recommendations of reform, demonstrate that it is unable to reform itself.
Myanmar: National Trade Union Centre Officially RegisteredThe ITUC has written to the Confederation of Trade Unions of Myanmar to congratulate them on their official registration by the government.
Report ITUC Frontlines Briefing - Climate Justice: Unions4Climate Action Statement Statement by Global Unions to the 2015 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Washington, 17-19 April 2015 Statement ITUC Statement on International Women’s Day 2015 Trade Union Guide ITUC Organising Academy Trade Union Guide Unions4Climate Action