Special Issues

18 April 2016 12:11

Neo-Liberalism at the core of climate crisis

In a keynote address before COP21 trade union participants, Per-Olof Sjöö, President of the BWI, called for unity and a consensus based approach to create a just transition to a lower carbon economy.Read more...


18 April 2016 12:06

As of yesterday, both the European Union (EU) and the United States (US) delegation were opposing language in paragraph 2 supported by a number of nations, calling for a “just transition”.Read more...


18 April 2016 12:04

As world leaders gathers in Paris for the UN Climate conference, people all over the world have taken action to demand their governments to do more to stop climate change. Read more...


18 April 2016 12:03

The Russian forestry sector is the largest in the world and has huge potential for development, job creation and replacement of imported goods with domestic products. Read more...


18 April 2016 11:49

Building and wood workers can become leading in the transition needed stop climate change, while at the same time creating millions of new jobs around that planet. Read more...


18 April 2016 11:29

On Sunday millions of people will take to the streets in a global day of action for climate justice. Read more...


18 April 2016 11:03

Runners who want to support a good cause on Sunday, June 14th are welcome in the South Limburg Schimmert Netherlands, near the German and the Belgian border.

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18 April 2016 10:59


"We want to ensure all children have access to education and schooling and to improve the wages of adult workers by strengthening trade unions. If you share BWI’s vision of a child labour free world, participate in the Child Learn Marathon on 14 June 2015 in Schimmert Netherlands," says Ambet Yuson, general secretary of the Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) who supports the event.
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18 April 2016 09:58

Rebuilding our societies according to sustainability criteria will be a well-needed economic injection with many social benefits very important for trade union members. Rebuilding our societies according to economic sustainability will lower unemployment. Read more...