Youth


22 March 2021 03:33

BWI young unionists: Neoliberalism is a failure

 

BWI’s International Youth Committee (IYC) had its 3rd statutory meeting online on 18 March. The committee agreed to push for immediate policies that will pave the way for the just transformation of employment, wages, politics and gender relations, and transition to climate-friendly industries. The young trade unionists expressed the urgent need to take action to build a future which will provide fair and equal standards for all.

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16 March 2021 06:01

As Europe begins rolling out vaccines against COVID-19, young trade unionists from Italy, Sweden, Ukraine, and United Kingdom met online this month to update each other on the latest developments on the pandemic’s impact on the region’s working population.

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04 February 2021 08:59

As part of its efforts to support this year's World Social Forum (WSF), BWI’s Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) organised a webinar titled “Construction and Building Material Women and Young Unionists in Latin America”.

With the objective to present some of the best trade union campaigns in the region led by the youth and women, BWI registered the event to the WSF which took place from 23 to 31 of January.
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14 December 2020 05:44

Young trade unionists from BWI Africa and the Middle East channled their musical talents and creativity by offering this beautiful music video that draws attention to the situation of workers in the region amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
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07 December 2020 00:31

BWI’s young trade union leaders in Europe called for the building of more political and economic “shields” to protect workers from a new wave of anti-labour policies as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more...


02 December 2020 12:55

Young people from Africa and the Middle East are calling for stronger trade unionism and social dialogue mechanisms to combat the negative effects of COVID-19 on their health and employment. Read more...


16 October 2020 07:14

To fully adapt to the new normal imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trade Union of Forestry, Wood and Paper Processing of the Republic of Srpska organised a seminar on 10 October on the basics of webinars among its youth and women members. Read more...


09 October 2020 09:16

BWI regional youth leaders to launch campaigns on professional training, environment and decent work

The BWI Regional Youth Committee (RYC) for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) approved a resolution committing itself to launch global campaigns on professional training, environmental sustainability and decent work. The resolution was presented before its second RYC meeting held last 24 September.
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07 October 2020 13:08


Today marks World Day for Decent Work where we, the youth members of BWI, continue the fight for decent work and a better future for all. We keep in mind that more than 200 million people are unemployed worldwide and workers’ rights are under threat from oppressive regimes and their austerity measures.
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