Infrastructure Projects

15 April 2024 13:04

BWI conference highlights urgent need to prepare for Ukraine’s reconstruction

 

BWI’s Conference on Reconstruction in Ukraine, held on April 9-10, 2024, in Warsaw, Poland, brought together key stakeholders from various sectors. Read more...


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.Read more...


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. Read more...


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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15 March 2023 04:37

Last February, BWI and its affiliate in Bangladesh, the BSBWWF conducted joint inspections with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) covering four (4) sites in the country’s Rupsha 800-Megawatt Combined Cycle Power Plant Project and Dhaka and Western Zone Transmission Grid Expansion Project.Read more...


23 January 2023 07:00

Last 19-20 January, BWI and the National Union of Workers of Construction and Similar Industries (SUNTRACS) visited the Metro Line 3 construction site in Panama and had a meeting with its workers and management.
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02 November 2022 13:58

On 12-14 October, BWI, with representatives from its headquarters, affiliates and assigned organisers, conducted joint site visits with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development’s (EBRD) safeguard team to five (5) sites in the Corridor X (Serbia) and Corridor Vc (Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina) projects.Read more...


16 August 2022 05:00

BWI, together with the general secretaries, education officers, shop stewards, project coordinators and representatives of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), IndustriAll, the Africa Development Bank, 3F, and other stakeholders, held a two-day hybrid network meeting on how to engage Chinese multinational companies (MNCs) in the region last 28-29 July in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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25 July 2022 03:35

In an attempt to strengthen their organising work in mega construction projects, Trade unions in East Africa beefed up their research work on international financial institutions (IFIs), particularly those that fund Chinese infrastructure projects.Read more...