Rights

17 September 2021 05:39

East Africa: Young unionists sharpen media and communication skills

 

As part of the recommendations adopted by the BWI Africa and MENA Regional Youth Conference held on August, the global union’s young trade unionists in East Africa participated in a campaign, media and communication training last 8-10 September 2021 to improve their media and advocacy capacities. Read more...


14 September 2021 13:07

150 participants from the Asia-Pacific and Middle East regions attended BWI’s successful Women in Trades Exchange as part of the global union’s effort to push forward its “Global Women In Trades Campaign.”Read more...


14 September 2021 06:25

BWI, together with fellow Global Union Federations, ITUC-Asia Pacific, and the ITUC/Global Unions Washington Office, issued a position paper on the review and update of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) 2009 Safeguard Policy Statement to promote and respect international labour standards in the international financial institution. Read more...


06 September 2021 02:43

To sustain the momentum and gains of the campaign to protect jobs and wages amidst a pandemic, BWI in Africa and the Middle East elected its new regional leaders on the occasion of its 4th Regional Conference held on 30-31 August.
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31 August 2021 06:39

As part of the various efforts to protect the rights of migrant construction workers in Germany, the IG Bauen-Agrar-Umwelt (IG BAU) launched an innovative form of trade union membership wherein a migrant worker can become a member of the union even before arriving in the country.
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30 August 2021 11:59

The Ministry for Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs (MADLSA) and the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) organised a Community Leaders’ Forum on 27 August in Doha, Qatar. Read more...


30 August 2021 05:17

The BWI Africa and Middle East strengthened its Regional Women’s Committee (RWC) by electing a new set of leaders and adopting key policy recommendations and action plans leading to the global union’s conference in the region and 5th Congress in 2022 in Madrid.Read more...


27 August 2021 08:13

Preparing strong for BWI’s 5th Congress next year in Madrid, the BWI Africa and Middle East held a Youth Conference last 26th of August. Read more...


26 August 2021 08:08

The Ukraine, Building Workers Union (PROFBUD) last 19 August held its annual migration conference which focused on ways to address problems of migrant workers from Ukraine amidst and after the pandemic.
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