We are getting ready for the trade union summit, so I’m sharing with you here some advanced information on the programme, participants and logistics.
Draft plans for engaging stakeholders on climate ambition in the UNFCCC UNFCCC The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is an international environmental treaty negotiated at the Earth Summit held in Rio in June 1992. The objective of this treaty is to “stabilize greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system”. However, the treaty is legally non-binding. It was signed by more than 180 governments and promotes the principles of common but differentiated responsibility and precautionary action. leave unions outside the list of actors to be called upon, when all other constituencies in the process are clearly referenced. Discrimination?read post
A new negotiating text has been released and Just transition language has been taken out of the draft Paris outcome. We need your support to bring it back.read post
As part of trade union efforts to tackle climate change, the ITUC is releasing this guide for supporting unions willing to take action in their workplaces. Send us your feedback and join the Unions4climate campaign!read post
At a time when extreme weather events are aggravated by climate change, adding an incredible burden to other natural and man-caused disasters, the international labour movement engages on this issue to ensure that the focus of disaster risk reduction policies remains on protecting citizens’ lives, livelihoods and future.