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20 December 2023 15:55

Petition: Rescind FSC certification in military junta-ruled Myanmar!

 

The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) and LabourStart urgently call on you to join us in demanding that the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) reverses its impertinently flawed decision to maintain chain-of-custody certificates and uphold FSC certification systems in Myanmar under military junta rule.Weiterlesen...


28 November 2023 14:45

BWI, from 20 to 24 November, conducted a week-long mission to Tanahu Hydropower Project’s 3 funded packages and various smaller energy projects in the Katmandu valley of Nepal.Weiterlesen...


22 November 2023 11:00

Geneva - 22 November 2023. This week marks one-year since the kick off of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. For more than a decade, BWI has worked with migrant workers in Qatar to enhance and protect their rights and conditions. Weiterlesen...


18 September 2023 13:09

On 18-19 September, around 80 trade unionists from European and African countries concerned with China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) gathered in Sarajevo on the occasion of the Building and Wood Workers’ International’s (BWI) conference on Chinese multinational companies (MNCs) and investments in the Pan-European region. Weiterlesen...


11 May 2023 03:13

The Building and Wood Workers' International (BWI) has officially released a five-year report detailing its engagement in joint health and safety inspections on stadium and related infrastructure projects with Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC). Weiterlesen...


09 May 2023 13:19



On the 3rd of April, at the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Annual Governors Meeting in Incheon, South Korea, BWI and the ADB signed a Cooperation Agreement committing to jointly promote enhanced policies and good practice implementation of labour and working conditions across Asia and the Pacific.
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09 May 2023 02:43

BWI and its affiliate, the Confederación Internacional de Trabajadores (CIT of México), organised a multi-stakeholder forum called "Clean Games" in Mexico City on 5 May. Weiterlesen...


27 April 2023 08:37

Coen Van der Veer, BWI Director for Wood and Forestry presented the outcomes of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) General Assembly held last October 2022, which among others, adopted a motion that secures the free access of trade union representatives to FSC-certified worksites and plants to talk to the workers employed.Weiterlesen...


27 April 2023 06:49

Migrant community organisations in Qatar organised on 23 April a friendly football tournament in Doha. Weiterlesen...