Union

15 November 2018 13:19

Strike threat results in settlement at Pakistan hydro project

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

The threat of a strike action at the 870MW Suki Kinari hydro project in Northern Pakistan has compelled China Gezhouba Group to accept key workers’ demands, according to the Pakistan Federation of Building and Wood Workers’ (PFBWW).Read more...


08 November 2018 12:35

The global union network at HeidelbergCement held two days of intensive discussions and exchanges on 1 and 2 November in Frankfurt, Germany, about the situation in different countries where the company is present.Read more...


29 October 2018 08:44

On 1-4 October the BWI participated in the Human Rights Advisory Board’s visit to Doha, Qatar. The Board met with FIFA’s Local Organising Comitte and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy which is responsible for building the infrastructure around the World Cup. Read more...


15 October 2018 15:29

A public forum highlighting the role of multi-stakeholders in ensuring the rights of migrant workers concluded the global conference on nexus of Sports and Migration. The panel comprised of two important stakeholders – government and employers – as the days prior focused on perspectives from trade unions. Read more...


15 October 2018 15:20

Trade union representatives from Russia, South Korea, India, Nepal, Ghana, Kenya, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, and the Philippines convened in Kathmandu, Nepal for a three-day conference focusing on BWI’s two major global sports campaigns---2018 World Cup in Russia and the 2022 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea.Read more...


11 October 2018 22:54

Winter Olympics 2018 Evaluation and Handover participated in the World Day for Decent Work (WDDW) commemoration organized by the BWI-Nepal Affiliates Committee (BWI—NAC) in Kathmandu, Nepal.Read more...


03 October 2018 21:01

On 28 September the BWI and its Japanese Affiliates Council (BWI-JAC) held an international forum looking at the risks to human rights involved in the preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. Read more...


29 September 2018 17:55

This week, a BWI delegation led by General Secretary Ambet Yuson visited the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games sites, as part of BWI’s Global Sports Campaign for Decent Work.Read more...


27 September 2018 13:23

Germany has won the bid to host the European Football Championship in 2024. This was decided today by the UEFA Executive Committee in Nyon, Switzerland.Read more...