“Just Do It” organising manual

European Transport Union Federation (ETF) manuals that will be useful for union organisers and educators. The “Just Do It” organising manual, developed in the context of a joint project with the other European Trade Union Federations, dealing with best practices on how to attract young workers to trade unions. The manual; “.. provides an overview of […]

April 18, 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 REACHING THE NEXT GENERATIONS HIV/AIDS AWARENESS; Annually the Marine Transport Workers’ Trade Union of Ukraine (MTWTU) attracts the attention of young people to the […]

March 14, 2016

ETF Summer Camp

On the last week of August 2015, four members of the ETF youth committee attended an ETF summer camp organized by Die Eisenbahn- und Verkehrsgewerkschaft (EVG). EVG is a German trade union affiliated to ETF representing interest of approximately 205 thousand railway workers in Germany. The summer camp which was held in EVG’s educational centre […]

September 16, 2015

UNI Europa Youth conference, 22-24 June 2015 Dublin

On 22-24 of June 2015 our friends from UNI Europa Youth Committee organised a Youth Conference held in Dublin, Ireland. Uni Europa with its headquarters in Brussels is a part of Uni Global – a global union federation for skills and services. As the ITF and Uni Global cooperate closely on the global and regional […]

July 3, 2015

First ETUFs Youth Conference on Organising Young Workers

On 14 and 15 May 2015 the first youth conference organised by six European Trade Union Federations (ETUFs) took place in Dubrovnik, Croatia. About 150 young trade union leaders, activists and workers participated in workshops to exchange best practices and innovative approaches for the recruitment and integration of young workers and to prepare policy recommendations […]

June 3, 2015

Norwegians Seafarers youth conference in Oslo

On the 30th of April 2015, Kamil Butler – one of the members of the global ITF Young Transport Workers Committee was an invited guest at the Norwegians Seafarers youth conference in Oslo. At the conference Kamil made a presentation about the ITF young transport workers committee – it’s history, structure, aims of our group, the work […]

May 19, 2015

CFDT event for the international workers’ day

On 1 May, French union CFDT are organising the Working Time Festival, a gathering of 5000 young people which will take place in Paris from 10:00 to midnight. Within this national event Europe is going to have a prominent position. It will be an original opportunity for the CFDT to gather together young people (students, employees, interns, apprentices, […]

March 24, 2015

Ni nos callamos NI nos resignamos – FSC-CCOO Young Workers

Here is a short film (in Spanish) about the young workers of FSC-CCOO, Spain.

August 7, 2014

Action by young postal workers in Frankfurt on 27 May 2014

The youth association (ver.di-Jugend) challenges Post Office management. 11.48 € starting pay is not too high – the training allocation needs to increase, not be reduced! On Tuesday 27 May ver.di-Jugend set out to put their view to the management of the Post Office. Young postal workers distributed flyers to shareholders outside the Century Hall […]

June 3, 2014

Steve Cotton’s address, Bulgaria Youth Conference, 17th January 2014

Please click on the link below to access the You Tube video of Steve Cotton’s greetings and address to the Bulgarian Youth Conference, which takes place on 17th January 2014. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzxYb80EAGE&feature=youtu.be  

January 17, 2014