The Echo is a publication that highlights the work of young CAW members from across Canada. The latest issue of CAW Youth Echo Newsletter is now available on the CAW website. Visit: In this issue:   ·        Who we are… ·        Redirect Oil Subsidies to New Green Economy, Young Activists say ·        Local 4534 […]

December 20, 2012

ETF organises Youth workshop in Turin

In the frame of the EU-funded project called “Transunion Youth”, the ETF organises in March of next year a youth workshop that will provide practical training sessions for young trade unionists. The programme will focus on communication and presentation skills and discussions on youth employment, climate change and gender equality. At the workshop, that will […]

ILO Newsletter on youth employment

The attached newsletter will be published on a quarterly basis and provide up-to-date information on the work of the ILO on youth employment (e.g. re-cent trends, news, projects and oth-er initiatives, publications). The Youth Employment Programme (YEP) was established to support member States of the ILO in the promotion of decent work for young women […]

December 18, 2012

Green Jobs for Youth

The Asia Pacific Green Jobs Network ( is pleased to invite you to join the e-discussion on Green Jobs for Youth. The online discussion (until 20 December 2012) is co-moderated by Mr Vincent Jugault, Senior Environment and Decent Work Specialist, ILO ROAP, Bangkok and Mr Matthieu Cognac, Youth Employment Specialist, ILO ROAP, Bangkok. The discussion series also […]

December 11, 2012

HIV Aids Bulletin 127

Please find enclosed the latest issues of the ITF’s Global HIV/AIDS Programme E-bulletin. Issue number 127  will look at how transport unions all over the world observed World AIDS day 2012.   Bulletin 127

December 7, 2012

Youth employment: Commission proposes package of measures

Measures to help Member States tackle unacceptable levels of youth unemployment and social exclusion by giving young people offers of jobs, education and training have been proposed by the European Commission. As requested by the European Council and European Parliament, the Commission’s Youth Employment Package includes a proposed Recommendation to Member States on introducing the […]

ITF Asia/Pacific Women and Youth Meeting in Bangkok

The first ITF Asia/Pacific Women & Young Transport Workers Seminar, held in Bangkok, Thailand, saw a total of 28 participants from India, Thailand, Bangladesh, Taiwan, Indonesia, Australia, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, etc. This regional seminar from 22 – 24 November was the first ITF meeting for many of the young activists and they had found it […]

November 24, 2012

“Your future is my future – a European Youth Guarantee now!”

The campaign “Your future is my future – a European Youth Guarantee now” is calling for a European Youth Guarantee as a way to tackle youth unemployment. More information:

November 22, 2012

ITF HIV/Aids Bulletin No. 126

Please find attached the latest issus of the project E-bulletin. Issue number 126 will look at the launch of the ITF’s World AIDS day campaign 2012; a report on the workshop on Tuberculosis (TB) organised by the Guyana Clerical and Commercial Workers’ union; a report on the HIV/AIDS campaign organised by the SNTT; a report on the launching […]

October 26, 2012

Organising young workers is a focus at ITF/FES youth seminar in Beirut

20 young workers’ representatives in the Arab World, half being young women, came together in an ITF/FES youth seminar in Beirut. For 2 days, participants bounced ideas back and forth. Sometimes there was agreement, sometimes not. Everyone was motivated to think deeply and critically about social change in the Arab World, building and strengthening unions […]

October 9, 2012