International Campaigns & Issues: 2008

Zimbabwe: Australia Strengthens Sanctions, Supports Cholera Response

Media Release - December 18, 2008

Australia will strengthen its sanctions against the Mugabe regime in Zimbabwe. The strengthened sanctions are…

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Sharan Burrow letter protesting arrest of the President of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions

Media Release - December 12, 2008

Mr. Lee Myung-bak President of the Republic Blue House Seoul Republic of Korea By fax:…

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Human Rights Day: Another Long List of Violations in 2008

Media Release - December 11, 2008

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. Trade unions from…

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ITUC videos on forced labour

Media Release - October 6, 2008

The ITUC has released new videos on forced labour. The videos are offered in low…

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ITUC launches Youth Community Blog

Media Release - October 2, 2008

Brussels, 22 September 2008 (ITUC OnLine) In the lead-up to the World Day for Decent…

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New Report on “Green Jobs” a Challenge to Governments

Media Release - October 1, 2008

The launching of a major report “Green Jobs: Towards Decent Work in a Sustainable, Low…

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ITUC Launches YouTube Video Channel with World Day for Decent Work Videos

Media Release - September 23, 2008

The ITUC has launched its own channel on YouTube in the lead-up to the World…

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Declaration of Zimbabwean and Swaziland Civil Society

Media Release - August 15, 2008

Declaration of Zimbabwean and Swaziland Civil Society delegates at a COSATU-convened Solidarity Conference, 10-11 August…

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Olympics: IOC Inaction on Labour Rights Shameful

Media Release - August 15, 2008

Campaigners in Hong Kong, backed by the Play Fair 2008 global coalition, have today confronted…

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ACTU executive passes resolution on Zimbabwe

Media Release - July 18, 2008

The ACTU condemns the ongoing state-sanctioned and politically motivated violence used against supporters of democracy…

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