Solidarity

02 August 2022 10:23

Asia Pacific: BWI affiliates hold congress delegates’ assembly, elect Noonan as regional VP

 

BWI’s affiliates in the Asia Pacific region held an online delegates’ assembly on 20 July as part of the preparations for its Global Congress this October in Madrid, Spain.Read more...


26 July 2022 04:02

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI), representing 12 million workers worldwide, condemns in the strongest possible terms the military junta of Myanmar for the brutal execution of four democracy activists who were absurdly accused of “terror acts.”
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20 July 2022 02:10

With the aim to strengthen trade union cooperation and partnership in Ghana, BWI and IndustriAll held a planning workshop on 11 July 2022 in Accra to identify more areas for meaningful collaboration. Read more...


19 July 2022 11:33

Nominations are now open for the BWI Awards 2022! The deadline to present candidates for the Awards is 1st August 2022, 12.00 CETRead more...


19 July 2022 10:59

To honour trade union affiliates and individual members who have demonstrated outstanding achievements and commitment in promoting labour rights, gender equality, democracy, climate justice and social change, the Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) has recently launched the BWI “Power to the People” Awards. Read more...


13 July 2022 01:41

As part of moving towards its 5th Global Congress, BWI Africa and the Middle East held its first hybrid regional assembly on 6 July which was attended by fifty-four (54) participants from 20 different countries, representing 83 percent of its affiliates.Read more...


08 June 2022 10:29

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) mourns the passing of Željko Kalauz, President of the Croatian Forestry Union last 27 May 2022.
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27 May 2022 12:33

BWI’s regional office for Africa and Middle East in Johannesburg received on 24 May a delegation from the Solidar Suisse composed of Joachim Merz, Solidar Suisse Desk Officer Southern Africa & Bolivia and Beat von Däniken, Solidar Suisse Mozambique Representative. Read more...


20 May 2022 08:39

After two years of pandemic restrictions, BWI World Board members gathered for a two-day face-to-face meeting on 26-27 April in Geneva, Switzerland. Read more...