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01 April 2022 14:00

BWI and FIFPRO organise Migrant Workers’ Cup in Qatar

 

A few months before Qatar hosts the 2022 FIFA World Cup, BWI and FIFPRO on 30 March organised a friendly football cup to celebrate migrant workers and to recognise their efforts in making their global dream of equal labour rights possible. Read more...


31 March 2022 10:21

BWI is actively participating in the current review of ADB Safeguard Policy Statement, and as such, is supporting the NGO Forum on ADB’s 1M signature campaign for a robust, rights-based and just ADB safeguards policy. 
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30 March 2022 09:17

The draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar takes place this week and it is time to take stock. The long road to the tournament has been filled with human rights scandals and poor worker conditions but also some encouraging signs of progress.Read more...


23 March 2022 01:40

Migrant workers in Qatar represent more than 90 percent of the entire population. BWI-affiliated unions have been engaged in solidarity with them for more than a decade, campaigning for decent work. Read more...


20 March 2022 21:26

On 29 and 30 March, BWI will hold its annual international sports conference on migrant workers’ rights and the legacy of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. Read more...


18 March 2022 08:10

BWI East Africa sub-region held a four-day workshop on the Theory of Change and Evaluation of the FNV infrastructure project last 7-10 March in Nairobi, Kenya. Twenty-four participants drawn from eight East Africa affiliates attended the event together with BWI Africa and Middle East representative Crecentia Mofokeng, BWI Regional Education Officer Garikanai Shoko, BWI Global Coordinator for Infrastructure and Construction Linnea Wikström, and FNV consultants Hope Kabuchi and Saskia Brand.
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10 March 2022 07:35

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) suspended all trading certificates in Russia and Belarus and blocked all controlled wood sourcing from the two countries as a response to Russia’s aggressive invasion of Ukraine.
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07 March 2022 14:00

The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC International) has announced that all timber coming from Russia and Belarus are now considered “conflict timber.”
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28 January 2022 09:10

BWI denounces both accidents that occurred in January at the Saint-Denis construction sites in Paris and strongly urges SOLIDEO and Grand Paris to accept carrying out joint international inspections as we have done in Qatar with FIFA.Read more...