Union

04 February 2019 13:07

Attack on Trade Union rights in Nepal

Participants of the Child Labour Marathon

On 29 January 2019, the management of Global Hydropower Associate with the help of local goons beat up the workers who were organizing plant level trade union at the workplace.Read more...


11 December 2018 10:06

The BWI has released a new magazine with lessons learned from the Global Sports Campaign for Decent Work that was started back in 2007Read more...


03 December 2018 14:08

From 27 to 29 November 2018, 25 Unions’ Research Experts for Organising in International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and Multinational Corporations (MNCs) met in Nairobi, Kenya to share the results of a study made by a research team of Profundo on a sample selection of five IFIs projects in East Africa.Read more...


16 November 2018 23:15

At the PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) General Assembly which took place this week in Geneva, Switzerland, the members adopted a new benchmark of requirements that forest owners or managers must meet to get PEFC certification.Read more...


15 November 2018 13:19

The threat of a strike action at the 870MW Suki Kinari hydro project in Northern Pakistan has compelled China Gezhouba Group to accept key workers’ demands, according to the Pakistan Federation of Building and Wood Workers’ (PFBWW).Read more...


08 November 2018 12:35

The global union network at HeidelbergCement held two days of intensive discussions and exchanges on 1 and 2 November in Frankfurt, Germany, about the situation in different countries where the company is present.Read more...


29 October 2018 08:44

On 1-4 October the BWI participated in the Human Rights Advisory Board’s visit to Doha, Qatar. The Board met with FIFA’s Local Organising Comitte and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy which is responsible for building the infrastructure around the World Cup. Read more...


15 October 2018 15:29

A public forum highlighting the role of multi-stakeholders in ensuring the rights of migrant workers concluded the global conference on nexus of Sports and Migration. The panel comprised of two important stakeholders – government and employers – as the days prior focused on perspectives from trade unions. Read more...


15 October 2018 15:20

Trade union representatives from Russia, South Korea, India, Nepal, Ghana, Kenya, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, and the Philippines convened in Kathmandu, Nepal for a three-day conference focusing on BWI’s two major global sports campaigns---2018 World Cup in Russia and the 2022 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in South Korea.Read more...