Trade Unions at UNCTAD 14

The fourteenth session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD 14) took place in Nairobi, Kenya from the 17th to the 22nd of July 2016. The theme: from decision to action: moving toward an inclusive and equitable global economic environment for trade and development.

A number of interviews were conducted with Civil Society participants, which you can consult on our soundcloud account. One such interview was with Celeste Drake of AFL-CIO who was part of the Trade Union delegation. You can hear what she had to say on the imbalance faced by labour institutions, that are overwhelmingly based at national level, when having to deal with international capital:

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