Special Issues

22 August 2021 15:56

BWI mourns passing of Roel de Vries, former IFBWW President

 

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) is deeply saddened over the passing of former International Federation of Building and Wood Workers (IFBWW) President Roel de Vries on 18 August 2021 in Ijsselstein, Netherlands. He had been ill for many weeks leading to the gradual deterioration of his health. Read more...


13 June 2021 21:03

As a part of BWIs continuous work to promote social dialogue, the global union has joined the Global Deal partnership which intends to bring together various stakeholders to promote joint solutions while still representing their different interests.
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13 June 2021 21:03

On the occasion of this year’s World Day Against Child Labour, BWI trade union affiliates in India and Nepal released short videos of two former child labourers who became teachers to Child Learn schools. Read more...


13 May 2021 09:35

Representing 12 million workers from 367 trade unions located in 116 countries, the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) endorsed the C40’s “Clean Construction Declaration” and the commitment made by mayors of pioneering cities around the world to ensure resource-efficient, resilient and decarbonised buildings and infrastructure.Read more...


18 April 2021 11:28

Climate Change (GS Report 2021)Read more...


18 April 2021 11:20

World Day against Child Labour (GS Report 2021)Read more...


08 April 2021 13:13

BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson on 7 April joined a debate on green buildings and decent jobs organised by C40, a network of the world’s megacities working on climate change, and Bloxhub, a Nordic hub for sustainable urbanization.
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26 February 2021 03:54

The Union Workers of Bricks Industry of the Republic of Argentina (UOLRA) on 18 February inaugurated a care center facility dedicated to provide safe spaces and care to children from brick-working families.
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