Youth


13 December 2023 01:44

BWI Youth at GLI: Global labour struggle through organised young workers for democracy and peace

 

The Global Labour Institute (GLI) School for Young Unionists provided a long-awaited global platform to share experiences and discuss strategies in reimagining international trade unionism.Read more...


06 September 2023 08:01

BWI's affiliated young trade unionists in Africa and the Middle East held their 17th Regional Committee Meeting online on 4 September. Read more...


05 August 2023 04:59

To celebrate the 2023 International Youth Day on 12 August, BWI is calling on affiliates, partners, and young workers to take action along the theme “Just Politics: Better Future!” to spread the message that young working people must stand up for democracy, freedom and the planet to build a liveable world!Read more...


20 June 2023 13:19

BWI's young trade unionists are preparing for a Global Youth Festival in 2024, which is widely expected to amplify young workers' issues and demands under the themes of "digitalisation and the future of work."Read more...


30 November 2022 05:26

The Building and Woodworkers’ International (BWI) joins the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) of South Africa in mourning the tragic passing of six of its young trade union leaders, who were involved in a fatal road accident on 27 November 2022.Read more...


25 November 2022 08:11

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...