Solidarität

29 July 2021 03:56

BWI: Lift the US embargo! Let Cuba live!

 

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI), representing 12 million workers worldwide, supports a United Nations Resolution passed by 184 countries on 21 June urging the United States to end its nearly 60 years of economic embargo against Cuba. BWI also joins the international community in calling US President Joe Biden to immediately revoke 243 new blockade measures implemented by the Trump administration, including the more than 50 measures which were imposed at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Weiterlesen...


25 June 2021 05:48

Last 18 June, UN1A, the biggest trade union in Switzerand, interviewed Phyo Sandar, Assistant General Secretary of the Confederation of Trade Unions of Myanmar (CTUM). UN1A and Sandar talked about the latest political and economic developments in Myanmar since the military staged a coup, the current status of the Burmese people’s struggle for democracy and the role of the international community, particularly the global trade movement, in helping return the country to the path of democracy and civilian rule. Weiterlesen...


22 June 2021 09:41

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) lauded the European Union (EU) for imposing a third round of sanctions against Burmese politicians, personalities and entities linked to the military junta. Weiterlesen...


22 June 2021 09:31

On the occasion of its annual global conference, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on 19 June issued a resolution calling for the restoration of democracy and civilian rule in Myanmar.Weiterlesen...


18 June 2021 02:19

Speech of BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson before the International Labor Conference, Virtual, 9 June 2021Weiterlesen...


31 May 2021 04:34

Seeking national unity and the return of democratic reforms gives hope. However, hope that is not nourished will die. National governments and international organisations, by recognising the NUG, can feed that hope and help make a bright future possible for the people of Burma.
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26 May 2021 08:42

Global Union Federations actively working in the Asia-Pacific region released a factsheet on the worsening labour rights situation in military-ruled Myanmar. It details the widespread labour rights abuses of the military junta since its appalling power grab last February.Weiterlesen...


19 May 2021 08:25

Im Sinne ihrer am 27. April angenommenen Resolution des Weltvorstandes schloss sich die BHI dem Global-Unions-Rat (CGU) an, indem sie der Forderung der burmesischen Gewerkschaften beipflichtete, den Vertreter der Militärjunta in der Internationalen Arbeitsorganisation (IAO) abzusetzen. Die IAO wird im Juni ihre jährliche Internationale Arbeitskonferenz (ILC) abhalten.Weiterlesen...


14 May 2021 09:28

BWI adds its voice to the growing international condemnation of the violence committed by the Israeli government in occupied East Jerusalem over the past few days and extends solidarity to the people of Palestine that have been subjected to systematic violence Israeli.
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