UGANDA: “The best way to start is to start now” – association of 20,000 motorcycle riders affiliates to ATGWU

Click video above to watch interview with John Ssemujjo, President of KAMBA “The best way to start is to start now – we think only the union let’s us start now” – John Ssemujjo, KAMBA On July 15th 2015, the Kampala Metropolitan Boda Boda Association (KAMBA), an association of around 20,000 motorcycle riders (“boda boda”) […]


August 20, 2015

Now available – ATGWU report on capacity building workshop involving Kenyan and Tanzanian unions

A capacity building workshop for informal transport sector organisers and leaders from Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya was held in Kampala from the 13th – 17th July. The workshop was organised by the Amalgamated Transport and General Workers’ Union, Uganda (ATGWU) as part of the mentoring programme which it heads-up in East Africa for the ITF […]


August 18, 2015

NCTU visit to IDEA in Cambodia comes to an end – videos coming soon!

Yesterday (Thursday 6th August), the 5-day exchange visit of the National Confederation of Transport Unions (Philippines) to the Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Associations (IDEA) in Cambodia came to an end. The visit brought five members of NCTU to Phnom Penh to meet with activists from IDEA, a union whose members are mostly tuk-tuk drivers, […]


August 7, 2015

Bogota Women’s Workshop and Leadership Seminar Reports now available to download

  The Latin America Regional Women’s Workshop and Regional Leadership Seminar were held in Bogota, Colombia from 27th October to 1st November 2014. The two completed meeting reports are now available to download, following a lengthy and productive dialogue between the meeting participants, translators and the GLI. Thanks go out to all those who participated […]


June 4, 2015

Mid-Project Meeting successfully held in Kathmandu

  The ITF Informal Transport Workers’ Project successfully held its mid-term meeting from 25-27 February in Kathmandu, Nepal. The meeting brought together representatives from the project’s mentor unions in Nepal, Colombia, Uganda, Niger, and the Philippines to share their experiences of the project so far, and to make plans for the next year of the […]


March 2, 2015

“Organiser les femmes travailleuses du transport dans les emplois precaire…est crucial dans la lutte de l’ITF”

Plusieurs participants au projet ont parlé de leur travail à 2014 Congrès de l’ITF qui a eu lieu à Sofia en Août. Souley Zeinabou Habou Barba du syndicat SYNATRA (Niger) a gentiment partagé la déclaration qu’elle a fait au Congrès avec le blog:   “Les femmes travailleuses du transport sont plus sujettes au travail précaire depuis la crise financière […]


November 10, 2014

Disponible en español: Resumen de las actividades de 2013-14

Proyecto ITF sobre los/as trabajadores/as informales del sector del transporte: Resumen de las Actividades de 2013-14 está disponible aquí:


October 27, 2014

Disponible en français: Résumé du Rapport D’Activitiés 2013-14

    Projet de l’ITF sur les Travailleurs Informels des Transportes: Le Résumé du Rapport D’Activitiés 2013-14 est disponible ici :


Transport Workers Fighting Back! Organising Globally! – ITF Action Week, 6-12 October 2014

  On 6-12 October 2014, ITF road transport and railway unions and their members will come together to take part in the ITF Action Week. Under the slogan ‘Transport Workers Fighting Back! Organising Globally!’ unions will organise a variety of activities to highlight important issues that affect road transport and railway workers, and emphasize the […]


October 3, 2014

Informal Transport Workers’ Project: Report of Activities 2013-14

  The Informal Transport Workers’ Project: Report of Activities 2013-14 is now available to download:   This report gives an overview of the project, its activities and what has been learned in its first year, 2013-14. As ever, those involved with the project are warmly invited to offer their feedback. The report is currently published […]


October 2, 2014