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Published on 15 August 2018 21:24

Statement on Fatality at Al Wakrah Stadium

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

The Building and Wood Workers’ International has been informed by the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy in Qatar that a 23-year old Nepalese man was killed yesterday morning, the 14th of August, while working on the project site of Al Wakram Stadium, one of the facilities for the 2022 World Cup games. Read more...


Published on 07 August 2018 18:13

The annual meeting of the BWI Africa Chinese network that was held in Nairobi from 22nd to 26th July 2018 brought together 38 participants from 20 unions and 14 countries in Africa organizing in Chinese multinational companies (MNCs). Read more...


Published on 03 August 2018 13:51

Norwegian elevator workers have won their fight for a collective agreement at the company Orona, the 5th largest elevator company in Europe. Read more...


Published on 02 August 2018 08:17

While Chinese corporations spend billions in Africa unions on the continent are demanding respect for worker rights. An interview with BWI's Regional Representative for Africa and Middle East, Crecentia Mofokeng. Read more...


Published on 31 July 2018 05:05

For many years the Swiss union Unia has supported the global campaign for workers rights at mega sporting events. Read more...


Published on 30 July 2018 14:46

The BWI is launching the “Decade One Magazine” marking the first ten years of BWI’s work on mega-sporting events. The report describes the struggle of the BWI and its member unions to improve the conditions for workers employed at mega sporting events during the past ten years. Read more...


Published on 07 June 2018 11:26

The BWI today launches a report that reveals serious violations of workers’ rights at the stadium construction sites for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Read more...


Published on 05 June 2018 22:30

On 5 June 2018, the Swiss National Compact Point (NCP) responsible for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises concluded its follow-up on the BWI complaint against FIFA that focused on the 2020 World Cup Games in Qatar.
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Published on 07 May 2018 15:26

April 30 2018 - On the eve of May Day in Doha, close to 200 participants attended the BWI “Community Leaders Forum on Workers’ Welfare in the Construction and Allied Sectors” in Doha, Qatar. Read more...