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WFTU ON PALESTINIAN PRISONERS’ DAY

World Federation of Trade Unions On the occasion of 17th of April, the Palestinian Day of Solidarity with Palestinian Prisoners in Israeli jails, the World Federation of Trade Unions reiterates its stable, internationalist solidarity to our Palestinian brothers and sisters and the demand for the immediate release of all Palestinian political prisoners from the Israeli jails. This year the WFTU launched an International Campaign for the release of the 4.500 Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails and especially for the immediate liberation of more than 140 child prisoners, as well as…

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UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development: The position of the WFTU for the preservation and rescue of the mother tongues of the Peoples

World Federation of Trade Unions February 21 was established as International Mother Language Day by the UNESCO General Assembly on November 17, 1999 and has been repeated every year since February 2000. Once again, according to UNESCO, every two weeks a mother tongue disappears, taking with it an entire cultural and intellectual heritage. At least 43% of the 6,000 languages that are estimated to be spoken in the world are in danger of extinction . And unfortunately, as the CONAIE representative said in his 2019 speech, “The disappearance of mother…

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Organization of Joint seminar by CAT Chile and WFTU

World Federation of Trade Unions On April 15, the seminar jointly organized by CAT Chile and the World Federation of Trade Unions was held with great success and high participation. The seminar featured a presentation by c. General Secretary of the WFTU, George Mavrikos and focused on “Decent Work for Working Women in Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic.” See pictures below: #ewic-con-110521 .flex-direction-nav .flex-next, #ewic-con-110521 .flex-direction-nav .flex-prev {opacity: 1;} #ewic-con-110521 .flex-direction-nav .flex-next {right: 10px !important; text-align: right !important;} #ewic-con-110521 .flex-direction-nav .flex-prev {left: 10px !important;} jQuery(document).ready(function($) { $(“#preloader-110521”).fadeOut(2000, function () {…

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Virtual Symposium of the General Union of Palestine Workers on the occasion of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day

World Federation of Trade Unions On the occasion of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, a virtual Symposium  was organized by the GUPW, Palestine, on April 15th, 2021. The WFTU General Secretary, comrade George Mavrikos participated in the Symposium, stressing the importance of the continuing WFTU International Campaign for the release of all Palestinian political prisoners, first of all child prisoners and the continuation of the activities of the Campaign and of international solidarity with the People of Palestine. The Ambassador of the State of Palestine in Athens, Mr. Marwan Toubassi and…

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WFTU EVENT – APRIL 30, 2021, at 17:00 pm (Greek time) MAY DAY 2021: Hope lies in our struggles

World Federation of Trade Unions The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU), representing 105 million affiliates in 133 countries of the planet, sends a warm internationalist and combative greeting to the workers around the world, on the occasion of this May Day 2021. All over the world, the class-oriented unions, the militants, commemorate May Day as it deserves it; like workers’ day. As the day that marks the irreconcilable struggle of the workers in each country and throughout the world for the abolition of the exploitation of man by man.…

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WFTU Seminar with WFTU Affiliates in South Africa today

World Federation of Trade Unions The Seminar had two topics: “The history of the WFTU”  and “International Organizations & How the WFTU Campaigns are organized”, both topics were followed by debates with the participating WFTU cadres. The series of WFTU Seminars will continue in South Africa and other regions of the world. #ewic-con-110359 .flex-direction-nav .flex-next, #ewic-con-110359 .flex-direction-nav .flex-prev {opacity: 1;} #ewic-con-110359 .flex-direction-nav .flex-next {right: 10px !important; text-align: right !important;} #ewic-con-110359 .flex-direction-nav .flex-prev {left: 10px !important;} jQuery(document).ready(function($) { $(“#preloader-110359”).fadeOut(2000, function () { $(“#ewic-con-110359”).addClass(“ready_to_show”); $(“a[rel^=’ewicprettyPhoto[110359]’]”).ewcPhoto({ theme: “ewc_default”, allow_expand: false, deeplinking: false, slideshow:5000,…

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TUI Transport, Ports, Fishery and Communication strongly sides with the struggle of Alitalia Workers in Italy!

World Federation of Trade Unions TUI Transport, Ports, Fishery and Communication, the sectoral organization of WFTU which gathers hundreds of thousands of workers in its rank, firmly supports the fair struggle of the workers employed by Alitalia Airlines, the major airlines company in Italy that has a history of 74 years. In a time period when the Covid-19 Pandemic still wreaks havoc on millions of people in all over the world, 11.000 Alitalia workers face the danger of losing their jobs because of the anti-worker policies implemented by the European…

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USB calls for support for Riccardo dismissed by ArcelorMittal (Taranto Steel Plant)

World Federation of Trade Unions At ArcelorMittal in Taranto, a worker, Riccardo Cristello, was sacked by the company management because he had published a post on Facebook inviting people to watch a television drama that echoed the serious environmental situation in the factory and the city. For this reason alone, a citizen of the Republic, where the anti-fascist Constitution is still formally in force, was fired. He lost his job, i.e. he was thrown into the risk of misery for himself and his family, not because of any failure within…

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