Union

17 July 2024 08:41

Italian unions push for human rights in future World Cup hosting decisions

 

BWI’s leading Italian trade union affiliates Fillea Cgil, Filca Cisl, and Feneal Uil recently met with the leaders of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) to discuss the importance of awarding and managing the FIFA World Cup in countries that respect human rights and ensure workers' rights and protections in infrastructure projects.
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17 June 2024 03:34

At a key roundtable discussion in Nairobi, trade union leaders and international representatives highlighted the urgent need for stringent labour and social safeguards in infrastructure projects across Africa.Read more...


12 June 2024 09:36

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) has pressed on the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) to cancel its certification scheme under military junta rule Myanmar in which workers and trade union rights are gravely violated. Read more...


05 June 2024 10:52

Geneva, 5 June 2024 - In a landmark case, the Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) is filing two formal complaints with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) against Saudi Arabia for severe human rights abuses and wage theft involving at least 21,000 construction workers by various but mainly two now-bankrupt Saudi construction companies alone.Read more...


08 May 2024 11:26

The Blue Dot Network (“BDN”), an OECD-supported certification framework for infrastructure projects, was recently launched on the OECD 2024 Infrastructure Forum.Read more...


23 April 2024 11:44

In a bid to uphold the principles of sustainable forestry, the BWI-affiliated TARIM ORMAN-İŞ has actively participated in the regular workplace inspections conducted by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) as a key member of the FSC International.Read more...


15 April 2024 13:04

BWI’s Conference on Reconstruction in Ukraine, held on April 9-10, 2024, in Warsaw, Poland, brought together key stakeholders from various sectors. Read more...


20 December 2023 15:55

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and LabourStart urgently call on you to join us in demanding that the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) reverses its impertinently flawed decision to maintain chain-of-custody certificates and uphold FSC certification systems in Myanmar under military junta rule.Read more...


28 November 2023 14:45

BWI, from 20 to 24 November, conducted a week-long mission to Tanahu Hydropower Project’s 3 funded packages and various smaller energy projects in the Katmandu valley of Nepal.Read more...