Mentor Unions Build Support at ITF Congress

                                    The Informal Transport Workers Project had a high profile at last week’s ITF 43rd Congress in Sofia, Bulgaria. Most of the project’s mentor unions sent delegates, along with Dave Spooner from GLI (project coordinator),  and spoke at […]


August 18, 2014

Angola and Mozambique Discussion on Informal Economy – notes available to download

A joint campaign seminar on multinational companies and informal workers was organised for ITF affiliated unions in Mozambique and Angola in Luanda, 28-31 July 2014. The seminar session on the informal economy was designed to enable participants to share and discuss experience and strategies for the successful organisation of informal transport workers, and the revision […]


Kathmandu Workshop Report now available to download

The Asia Regional Women’s Workshop took place in Kathmandu from 25th – 27th June 2014. The report from this workshop is now available to download below or under the Resources heading on the blog homepage. Special thanks go out to the host unions NETWON and ITWAN for their support and hospitality, and to the participants […]


Uganda airport transport operators boost union membership

The Amalgamated Transport and General Workers Union of Uganda (ATGWU) – the ITF’s largest affiliate in Uganda and a mentor union for the ITF Informal Transport Workers’ Project – has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Entebbe Stage Drivers and Conductors’ Association, boosting its membership to close on 9,000. The MoU covers operators […]


August 11, 2014