Solidarity

22 March 2022 06:19

BWI Youth stands with Ukraine

 

The BWI Youth joins the international community in strongly condemning the violence and military actions committed against Ukraine. Read more...


18 March 2022 07:45


The massive exodus of Ukrainians started already during the first week of war. Civil society groups, including trade unions came to the Ukrainian government’s aid to help in the gargantuan humanitarian relief efforts. BWI threw its support to this initiative by giving an initial donation of CHF 4000 so that the trade unions can continue to provide shelter for the refugees.
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15 March 2022 04:18

Different construction trade unions continue to express their solidarity and send concrete help to Cuban workers amidst a continuing economic embargo imposed by the United States to Cuba. Read more...


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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10 March 2022 04:24

BWI and EFBWW held an online meeting to express their solidarity to Ukraine’s trade unions and workers, particularly to the Ukrainian Building Workers’ Union (PROFBUD), as they bravely and heroically face up to Russia’s military aggression and violence. Read more...


03 March 2022 08:30

Major Finnish paper and packaging producer Stora Enso will stop all production and sales in Russia in response to Moscow's assault on Ukraine, the group announced Wednesday.Read more...


07 February 2022 05:58

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) is saddened to hear the news about the passing of Jogendra Nath Tripathy, General Secretary of the Orissa Kendupatra Karmachari Sangha (OKKS) on the early morning of 6 February 2022 at the Dhenkanal, Odisha State in India. Read more...


01 February 2022 06:05

After the Ukrainian labour movement, with international solidarity help, reverted attacks of the Verkhovna Rada (the Ukrainian parliament) on workers’ and trade union rights in 2019 and 2020. Read more...


01 February 2022 05:44

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) joins the world in marking the heroism, courage and martyrdom of the people of Myanmar as they continue the struggle for democracy, one year after a military coup toppled their democratically-elected government. Read more...