Special Issues

13 May 2021 09:35

BWI endorses C40’s declaration on clean construction

 

Representing 12 million workers from 367 trade unions located in 116 countries, the Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) endorsed the C40’s “Clean Construction Declaration” and the commitment made by mayors of pioneering cities around the world to ensure resource-efficient, resilient and decarbonised buildings and infrastructure.Read more...


05 May 2021 07:51

Join us in a conversation with Oslo Mayor Raymond Johansen, Fellesforbundet Vice President (Construction) Steinar Krogstad, Paris Deputy Mayor Jacques Baudrier, CGT General Secretary Bruno Botha and VINCI Managing Director Frederic Bernadet. Read more...


18 April 2021 11:28

Climate Change (GS Report 2021)Read more...


18 April 2021 11:20

World Day against Child Labour (GS Report 2021)Read more...


08 April 2021 13:13

BWI General Secretary Ambet Yuson on 7 April joined a debate on green buildings and decent jobs organised by C40, a network of the world’s megacities working on climate change, and Bloxhub, a Nordic hub for sustainable urbanization.
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26 February 2021 03:54

The Union Workers of Bricks Industry of the Republic of Argentina (UOLRA) on 18 February inaugurated a care center facility dedicated to provide safe spaces and care to children from brick-working families.
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19 June 2020 09:12

BWI affiliates in India and Nepal carried out various activities to mark the World Day Against Child Labour on 12 June. The unions emphasized the need for joint actions to protect children from abuse and their families, who have been affected negatively by the COVID-19 crisis. This coincided with a BWI statement calling for an end to all forms of child labour by 2025 in line with the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goal Target 8.7Read more...


14 June 2020 13:19

As part of BWI's observance of the World Day Against Child Labour, we are screening a short film titled "Pinky." The film tells the story of Pinky and the challenges she faces as a child labourer. It explores one of the many untold stories of children who are trapped in underage labour and how hope and solidarity can help them reclaim their future.Read more...


15 March 2019 15:59

BWI Youth Voices Against Climate Change: Jorge Hernandez SilvaRead more...