Union

15 October 2018 15:29

Multi-Stakeholder Interventions to Uphold Decent Work in Mega-Sports Events

 

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...


11 October 2018 22:54

Winter Olympics 2018 Evaluation and Handover participated in the World Day for Decent Work (WDDW) commemoration organized by the BWI-Nepal Affiliates Committee (BWI—NAC) in Kathmandu, Nepal.Read more...


03 October 2018 21:01

On 28 September the BWI and its Japanese Affiliates Council (BWI-JAC) held an international forum looking at the risks to human rights involved in the preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. Read more...


29 September 2018 17:55

This week, a BWI delegation led by General Secretary Ambet Yuson visited the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games sites, as part of BWI’s Global Sports Campaign for Decent Work.Read more...


27 September 2018 13:23

Germany has won the bid to host the European Football Championship in 2024. This was decided today by the UEFA Executive Committee in Nyon, Switzerland.Read more...


26 September 2018 06:47

In order to give effect to the BWI Congress resolutions and the Congress action plan, the ad hoc working groups are now established. Read more...


13 September 2018 13:58

On 12 September a BWI delegation led by BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson met with the new Malaysian Minister of Human Resources, M Kula Segaran, leading to a major breakthrough on the 30 year struggle of workers at Sabah Forest Industries (SFI) for union recognition. Read more...


10 September 2018 12:00

At an event organized by the Institute for Human Rights and Business in Tokyo on 10 September, BWI’s general secretary Ambet Yuson highlighted some of the knowledge learned from the BWI’s Sports-Migration nexus campaign to strengthen the rights of workers in mega-sports events. Read more...