Solidarity

27 February 2024 10:16

BWI supports UN humanitarian aid and work for Palestinians

 

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) unequivocally supports the United Nations (UN) and its critical humanitarian endeavors, particularly its assistance to the Palestinian population, facilitated notably by agencies like the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Read more...


24 February 2024 06:06

It has been two years since Russian military forces invaded Ukraine. Since the onset of the conflict, the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) and its affiliates have stood with the Ukrainian people, condemning the Russian military invasion and its devastating consequences on the lives of Ukrainian workers, as well as the political, economic, social, and ecological impacts on the country. Read more...


20 February 2024 12:48

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) recently concluded its presidium on 14-15 February 2024 in Geneva, creating the needed momentum to promote further global union solidarity amid ongoing global crises.Read more...


18 February 2024 06:32

The BWI Presidium, meeting in Geneva on 14-15 February 2024, expresses unwavering support and solidarity with the Single National Union of the Construction and Similar Industries of Panama (SUNTRACS) as they struggle to defend their land and jobs, as well as they freedom to exist and to operate. Read more...


15 February 2024 07:06

With profound sadness, the Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) bids farewell to one of our esteemed trade union leaders, David Tuhanuku. On 13 February 2024, David’s passing left an irreplaceable void in our hearts and in the labor movement.
Read more...


14 February 2024 11:11

As the war in Gaza continues, Global Union Federations are shining a light on the crisis workers face across all economic sectors. Through a series of essays and articles on our websites, we aim to expose the conflict's devastating impact on livelihoods, safety and well-being for working people while emphasizing the urgent need for a ceasefire. When possible, we will give information about how you can take action to help these workers in Gaza.Read more...


14 February 2024 10:22

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI), together with its trade union affiliates across Asia and the Pacific, expresses its vehement condemnation of the recent plan by the military junta in Myanmar to implement mandatory military service targeting the nation's young people. Read more...


07 February 2024 11:53

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) extends its deepest solidarity and condolences to the people of Chile following the devastating impact of forest fires that struck the country on 2 February 2024. BWI stands in solidarity with the members of its affiliated unions: the National Confederation of Forestry Workers (CTF), the National Federation of Industrial Unions - Arauco Chile (FENASID), the Trade Union of Workers in Masisa Mapal Plant (FETRAMAS), and the National Intercompany Industrial Construction Workers Union (SINACIN), along with their families.Read more...


01 February 2024 01:24


Global Unions joins together in a Call for Unified Action Following ICJ Ruling on Gaza Genocide Case.
Read more...