Solidarity

23 February 2021 09:32

BWI joins call to freeze IFI loans linked to Myanmar’s junta  

 

BWI joins over 200 civil society organisations in urging international financial institutions (IFIs) to immediately freeze loans and other financial assistance linked to the military junta amounting to an estimated USD 11 Billion. Read more...


21 February 2021 17:36

On 22 February (Monday), Myanmar's biggest trade unions and multitude of workers will launch a nationwide general strike to defend democracy from the military junta. Millions are expected to join the strike dubbed as the "Five Twos" revolution (22.2.2021).
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16 February 2021 12:24

Myanmar’s military’s attaches have the opportunity to change the course of Myanmar’s history. We call on them to reject the military junta and join the people in holding it accountable. We call on them to be the genuine army of the Myanmar people. We call on them to defend their people and country’s democracy.Read more...


10 February 2021 17:00

The International Labour Organization (ILO) expressed grave concern over the situation in Myanmar, following the removal of the civilian government by the military. Read more...


10 February 2021 13:50

PEFC is extremely concerned about the recent developments in Myanmar. In response, it is seeking assurances from the Myanmar Forest Certification Committee (MFCC - the national member for PEFC in Myanmar) and the one PEFC chain of custody certified company in the country that the rights of workers and trade unions are not being infringed.Read more...


10 February 2021 02:09

Ten Global Unions representing more than 200 million workers from across the world call on unions globally to ramp up pressure on governments and corporations to target the commercial interests of the Myanmar military junta.

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09 February 2021 13:13

BWI and EFBWWW, representing more than 12 million workers, including 2 million workers in the construction, woodworking and forestry across the world and in Europe, are calling on the European authorities and institutions to take immediate and urgent action to put pressure on Myanmar’s military junta and its commercial interests.
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08 February 2021 14:29

Make noise for democracy in Myanmar! t Join the Council of Global Unions' (CGU) Global Noise Barrage on 11 February. Read more...


01 February 2021 10:10

BWI joins the world in condemning Myanmar’s military for staging a coup that led to the detention of senior government officials as well as leaders of the National League for Democracy (NLD). Read more...