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04 February 2020 22:53

BWI actions are highlighted in the GFMD in Quito

 

BWI action with migrant workers in Qatar, Philippines, Dominican Republic and other countries was presented and discussed at the Forum's Civil Society Day.Read more...


04 February 2020 22:19

The Metal and Allied Namibian Workers Union (MANWU), affiliated to BWI in Namibia participated in a one-day peaceful demonstration in front of the ruling party (SWAPO) headquarters on Friday 31st January in Windhoek
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04 February 2020 18:28

Interview with Vasyl Andreyev, PROFBUD president, Ukraine.
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03 February 2020 11:00

BWI leaders send strong support and solidarity to trade unions in UkraineRead more...


03 February 2020 07:36

FIFA released its World Cup Sustainability Strategy Report focusing on the World Cup Games in Qatar in 2022.. the report was developed and agreed by FIFA, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC (Q22). It covers human rights, with a focus on worker rights, as well as the environment (for example, use of water, re-cycling, and reducing carbon emissions) as well as the impact on the local economy, governance and ethical issues.
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01 February 2020 14:37

TARIM ORMAN-IS, Civil Servants Union of Agriculture, Forestry, Husbandry and Environment Sectors, conducted field research that found up to 90 per cent of the millions of saplings planted in Turkey as a part of the government’s record-breaking tree-planting campaign on 11 November 2019 have died.Read more...


30 January 2020 14:11

Finland: Forestry workers on strike – No Work without CompensationRead more...


29 January 2020 10:22

The BWI along with the global movement to ban asbestos is alarmed about a report that asbestos materials have been found in the structure of a swimming centre to be used for water polo at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Read more...


28 January 2020 09:44

The Indian National Building Construction Forest and Wood Workers Federation (INBCWF), convened its Silver Jubilee Convention on 20 January 2020 in Bangalore, Karnataka State, celebrating twenty-five years of advocating for the rights of Indian building, construction and wood workers.Read more...