ITF Global HIV/AIDS E-Bulletin, issue 115 & 116

Please find attached below the latest issues of the project E-bulletin. Issue number 115 will look at a report on a “Organising and VCT campaign”  organised by the ITF affiliated union in Togo; a report on the launch of new AIDS strategy of the UNESCO. The report will also highlight a report on the recently concluded seafarers centre […]

November 25, 2011

The Lost Generation-Youth Unemployment in Asia and the Pacific

The Asia-Pacific Youth Employment Network had their second radio show discussion on “The Lost Generation-Youth Unemployment in Asia and the Pacific”.  The podcast can be found here. For this second programme the expert panel in the APYouthNet studio were: Mr Habib Millwala, a labour economist; Ms Fai Lamubol, a recent graduate from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; and Mr Matthieu […]

November 24, 2011

ETF discusses ways to safeguard workers’ rights in European Transport

An ETF meeting held in Brussels on 10th November, where the revision of the working time directive and the White Paper on Transport were discussed. These form the basis of negotiations between the ETUC and the European Commission. The original draft of the White Paper on Transport contains neo-liberal proposals detrimental to workers in the […]

November 17, 2011

Successful youth conference in Norway

Industri Energi, Norway,  held their youth conference over the weekend of 12-13 Nov.  The conference took place in the small Norwegian town called Hell.  220 participants took part, all had booked their place and made the conference full by August ! They discussed Fascism in our time, temporary work agencies and international solidarity. Paul McAleer, co-chair of […]

Young Mariners’ Networking Event – 29 October 2011.

  The 9th  SMOU Young Mariners’ Networking Event took place on 29 October in Singapore.  60 youths were gathered for a talk, a session of meeting up with friends, a chance to talk to industry professionals and a time of scaring each other at the Universal Studios Singapore Halloween Night. To see more pictures please visit the […]

November 1, 2011