Young workers in South & South East Asia call for urgent action on climate change

27 young workers came together from across South & South East Asia to discuss climate change during a seminar in Lonavala, India held at the NUSI training centre (National Union of Seafarers of India) on 26-27 November 2013. One outcome from the seminar was a statement (see below) to the S&SE Asian young transport workers […]


November 29, 2013

Young transport workers conference South and South East Asia closes with call for global action

International participants of the above event said good bye to India today. After a workshop during which the serious matter of climate change and its impact on peoples’ livelihoods was discussed, activists dealt with industrial and political matters. Initially, the conference learnt about the space young transport workers have in the ITF since the Mexico […]


November 28, 2013

Workshop for young transport workers in Asia/Pacific kicks off in India

The ITF’s South and South East Asia young transport workers conference has started today at the school of the National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI) in Lonavala near Mumbai/India. In his opening remarks, the ITF’s youth officer Ingo Marowsky thanked the hosts for their invaluable support of this work. In his view, the ever-increasing […]


November 27, 2013

Young transport workers in Asia/Pacific gather in India

Young activists from transport workers unions from South and South East Asia arrive in a training  centre just outside Mumbai/India today and tomorrow to gather for the ITF’s South and South East Asia young transport workers conference.   At the school of the National Union of Seafarers of India (NUSI) in Lonavala, around 80 participants […]


November 26, 2013

Building from the bottom up and solidarity is key, says first regional conference for young transport workers

  Building structures, making links and setting the agenda for young transport workers in Latin America and the Caribbean were top issues for debate – as was building a solidarity network across the Americas. Emiliano Addisi, member of the ITF young workers’ committee representing Latin America and the Caribbean welcomed delegates to the first youth […]


November 5, 2013