Climate Change

30 August 2023 07:20

Action Alert: #ProtectTheAmazon

 

The largest tropical rainforest worldwide, the Amazon, currently faces illegal timber extraction and climate law violations, precarious work conditions, modern slavery and other human rights abuses.
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10 August 2023 07:25

Slovenia was recently swamped by severe rains and heavy floods, which reportedly killed at least six people and caused huge damage worth half a billion of dollars.Read more...


06 August 2023 16:18

The TKTMS, a BWI affiliate in Southern India, formalised its existing social dialogue with the Confederation of Indian Industry – Indian Green Building Council (CII – IGBC) and the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) through a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed on 27 July 2023 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Read more...


27 July 2023 11:42

More than 70 trade union leaders from across India affiliated to BWI gathered From 26 to 27 July for the 30th meeting of the BWI’s Indian Affiliates Council (IAC) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.Read more...


27 July 2023 05:49

As part of BWI's preparations for its climate campaign in the run-up to the COP 28 in Dubai, its trade union affiliates in Zimbabwe met on 17-18 July in Harare to discuss the latest updates and developments on the global climate crisis. Read more...


24 July 2023 09:38

The Global Coalition of Civil Society, Indigenous Peoples, Social Movements, and Local Communities for the Universal Recognition of the Human Right to a Clean, Healthy, and Sustainable Environment was named a 2023 United Nations Human Rights Prize recipient on July 20.Read more...


17 July 2023 06:08

On 11-13 July, seven BWI construction affiliates from the Middle East and North Africa convened in Beirut, Lebanon, to commit to the global fight against climate change and to advocate for a just transition for all workers to a greener world of work. Read more...


10 July 2023 00:54

BWI Campaign for Healthy and Safe Workplaces in the Time of a Climate EmergencyRead more...


05 July 2023 09:28

The Global Power Trade Unions (GPTU) recently held an international conference in Vancouver, Canada, bringing together electrician and elevator trade unionists from around the world, including those from Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, the United States, Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, Australia, and Mexico. Read more...