Youth


25 November 2022 08:11

Ghana: BWI and IndustriALL affiliates launch youth activist school

 

BWI and IndustriAll on 22-24 November organised a Youth Activist School which was attended by 35 Ghanaian youth trade unionists, including 17 young women, from the global unions’ six (6) affiliates.Read more...


08 October 2022 12:25

e demand decent work for youth and for all not only it is vital for the humane living conditions but also because we believe that it is already there to be claimed by us. It is there ready as we are ready for the future. Let’s make the future ready for us!”
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06 October 2022 09:12

In a joint session by BWI’s Innovative Unionism Conference and the Women in Trades Conference on 5 October 2022 in Madrid, Spain, women workers and young trade unionists reimagine the future of jobs. The participating trade unionists are delegates to BWI’s 5th World Congress, which is also being held in Spain.
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12 August 2022 06:36

BWI’s young trade unionists join the different youths of the world in celebrating this year’s International Youth Day, a day designated by the United Nations (UN) to draw attention to youth issues worldwide.Read more...


03 August 2022 06:02

To celebrate the International Youth Day on 12 August, BWI is calling on its affiliates, partners, and young workers to take action under the theme “Youth in Unions to Take Part and Build the Future!." BWI urges all to amplify the voice of the youth in unions; enhance youth presence within union structures, and to give more power, space and opportunities to young workers to take action, and to campaign for better working conditions, safe and permanent jobs and a decent future for all. Read more...


29 July 2022 04:26

Trade unions from Ghana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe held a successor generation workshop on 18-20 July in Nairobi, Kenya to build and develop second-line leaders among their members in the youth and women sectors. Read more...


15 July 2022 00:11

The young leaders of the BWI Regional Youth Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (RYC-LAC) met online to mark their 4th Statutory Meeting last 29 June.Read more...


11 May 2022 12:57

In a three-day Youth Capacity Building Workshop held online on 12 -14 April, young trade unionists from the Southern Africa Construction Network (SACONET) met to discuss the impact of digitalisation in the construction sector and the future of work in Southern Africa. Read more...


25 March 2022 06:15

To prepare young affiliates for its Global Congress this October, BWI convened a global online meeting of young trade union officials on 16 March to strategise the sector’s next steps.
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