The ITUC has welcomed the promulgation of Nepal’s new Constitution, following an overwhelming vote to transform the country from a religious monarchy to a secular republic with protections for fundamental rights and the interests of minorities.
Nepal: New Constitution Welcomed; Blockade on India Border Must End
UN Development Goals: High Ambition, but Implementation WeakThe ITUC has welcomed the ambitious and universal 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development to be adopted by the UN General Assembly this month, but is concerned at the absence of clear and coherent obligations on member states to implement the agreed goals.
Iran: Attacks on Workers’ Rights EscalatingThe ITUC has expressed alarm at increased repression of workers’ rights in Iran over the past several months.
Mauritanian Women Kept as Slaves in Saudi ArabiaThe ITUC has received alarming reports from Mauritanian trade unions that 900 Mauritanian women have been trafficked to work in Saudi Arabia.
Syria: Global Powers Should Act to Bring PeaceThe international community, and in particular the permanent members of the UN Security Council, must take responsibility to help stop the armed conflict in Syria and bring peace, with some 7 million people displaced inside the country, 4 million refugees outside Syria and a death toll of over 200,000 mostly innocent civilians.
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