MTWTU YOUTH ACTIVITIES

March 14, 2016

Elina Karavan; The Assistant of the Chairman on information-analytical Activity, Chairperson of MTWTU Youth Council, ITF and ETF Young Transport Workers Committee Representative; shared some of MTWTU Youth Activities.

EDUCATING YOUNG TRADE UNIONISTS

The Winter Trade Union CAMPUS-2016 “The Trade Union Renewal: changes, actions, prospects”. Campus was held in Lviv from 14 to 16 January 2016. All the days were filled with training sessions. The topics of training included the most important areas of trade union life.

The Winter Trade Union CAMPUS-2016 “The Trade Union Renewal: changes, actions, prospects”. Campus was held in Lviv from 14 to 16 January 2016. All the days were filled with training sessions. The topics of training included the most important areas of trade union life.

At the initiative of the MTWTU Youth Council for the first time was held the Trade Union intellectual game – The Union Ring. Five teams representing the maritime educational institutions of Ukraine took part in it and each received honorary mentions and memorable prizes

At the initiative of the MTWTU Youth Council for the first time, it held a Trade Union intellectual game – The Union Ring. Five teams representing the maritime educational institutions of Ukraine took part in it and each received honorary mentions and memorable prizes

REACHING THE NEXT GENERATIONS

aids awarenessHIV/AIDS AWARENESS; Annually the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine (MTWTU) attracts the attention of young people to the HIV/AIDS problem. Young trade unionists of the Odessa National Maritime University and the National University «Odessa Maritime Academy», members of the MTWTU Youth Council, discussed the problem of HIV / AIDS prevalence with their classmates, telling them about how to reduce the risk of HIV infection.

Kherson AcademyTRADE UNION AWARENESS; Oleg Grygoriuk, First Vice Chairman MTWTU, and Elina Karavan, informed the audience about the main activities of the Union during a two-day meeting with the students of Kherson State Maritime Academy.

Odessa maritime academyITF AND MARITIME INDUSTRY AWARENES:  Over 200 cadets of the National University “Odessa Maritime Academy” came to the meeting with Oleg Grygoriuk. Oleg informed the future seafarers about the activities of the MTWTU and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the current state of the maritime industry, as well as about what one should pay attention to before signing a contract.

Elina served on the jury of the Olympiad at the Odessa Maritime College of Technical Fleet of National University to choose the “Best Navigator”.

Oleg took part in the solemn awarding of diplomas to the cadets of the National University “Odessa Maritime Academy

SHARING FESTIVE  JOY

festive concertnew yearchristmas

A Festive concert was held in Kherson dedicated to the 110th Anniversary of the Trade Union Movement on Water Transport and it was well attended by many young trade unionists from Odessa, Chornomorsk, Reni and other cities.

On the New Year’s Eve the students of the Odessa National Maritime University, members of the MTWTU Youth Council, together with Elina Karavan prepared handmade souvenirs for the veterans of maritime industry.

To celebrate St. Nicholas Day, the members of the MTWTU Youth Council presented sweet gifts, toys and fairy performance to the children of Krasnoselsky orphanage.

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Call to all members of the ITF young workers network: please send us your stories, share your campaigns and tell us about your activism.

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