Asia Pacific young workers get connected

Young transport workers from ITF unions in Asia Pacific have been learning how to build a network of activists and young leaders so they can play a powerful role in campaigning and organising to win a better deal for working people. Terence Tan, from the Singapore Maritime Officers’ Union, who attended the workshop, said: “The […]


June 15, 2016

Trade union programme of NRMU, New Delhi

The first zonal youth conference took place at Hardwar on 26­27 December 2015 and the aim was to create a youth committee that could organise and mobilise youth at workplaces. After 4 months the committee of 9 Divisional Convenors and 121 youth Branch Convenors was being elected and established. On 17-­18 May 2016 a two […]


June 3, 2016

Self-Defense and Self-Preservation

C/E Nina Sue M. Da-Silva, AMOSUP’s nominee for the Asia Pacific Young Transport Worker’s Network, reports on two recent activities she was involved in. Women in Maritime Philippines Central and Eastern Visayas Regional Chapter (WIMAPHIL CEVRC) WIMAPHIL CEVRC held their General Assembly Membership on 5th March 2015 in Cebu.  The Assembly gave a strong induction […]


April 7, 2016

NUSS ADOPTS WOMEN’S DAY RESOLUTIONS

Charmin Idamegama, Coordinator of NUSS Youth Wing, shares their photos and two resolutions adopted at International Women’s Day. National Union of Seafarers Sri Lanka (NUSS)’s working committee recently decided to revive the NUSS Youth Wing and following the decision three young leaders (Bro Charmin Idamegama, Sis Riyana Feiros and Bro Malisha Liyanage) and a committee […]


March 21, 2016

ITF THAI – International Women’s Day

ITF Thai is made up of various Transport workers unions in Road, Rail, Dockers and Civil Aviation sectors in Thailand. Most are affiliated to the ITF and their Young Workers Group was formed in 2009. The Young Worker Group is composed of delegates from the different unions, and 10% of ITF Thai budget is allocated for […]


March 16, 2016

MTCPWU Young workers’ activities 2015

Ragchaa Bayaraa, is the President of Mongolian Transport, Communication & Petroleum Workers’ Union (MTCPWU) and ITF Young Workers’ Committee Representative of Asia Pacific. Ragchaa has been involved in the ITF Young Workers’ initiative from the beginning; as it was MTCPWU that kick started the ITF activities towards young workers with their proposal at the ITF […]


March 2, 2016

India Republic Day Celebrations

India Republic Day, celebrates the day that Constitution of India came into force on 26 January 1950. India achieved Independence from British Rule in 15 August 1947, and the Constitution of India, sets it on the path of a “sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic republic, assuring its citizens of justice, equality, and liberty, and endeavours to promote […]


January 27, 2016

NRMU maiden Zonal Youth Conference

The aim of the conference is to increase youth participation and organise and mobilise them to strengthen the union and the federation. The outcome is an opportunity for young leaders with union leaders’ support to take bold steps for young workers’ structures and engagement in the union. Preeti Singh, ITF Asia Pacific Young Transport Workers’ […]


January 25, 2016

ITF Affiliated Unions in Bangladesh take steps to form a Young Transport Workers’ Committee

Brother Golam Mohammed Musa (GM Musa) is Assistant Secretary General of the ITF affiliated union Bangladesh Biman Officers Association. He is nominated by his union leaders to represent Young Workers in the Asia Pacific Young Transport Workers Network (AP YTWN) and attend the inaugural meeting in Delhi, 17-18 October 2015. There are 13 ITF affiliated […]


November 13, 2015

YOUNG TRANSPORT WORKERS IN ASIA PACIFIC

Seema Premlal Kahar, Youth Representative for All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF) and its affiliate Northern Railway Men’s Union (NRMU), participated in the ITF’s Inaugural Asia Pacific Young Transport Workers Network (AP YTWN) Workshop in Delhi, 17-18 October 2015. She writes on the challenges for youth in the region, need for young workers to be organised and to […]


October 29, 2015