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Nepali unions form Joint Women’s Committee

On December 3rd, the Independent Transport Workers’ Association of Nepal (ITWAN) and Nepal Yatayat Majdur Sangh (NETWON) announced the creation of a Joint Women’s Committee, composed of six women leaders from each union. The announcement was made at a jointly… Continue Reading →

TOGO: Synatra rend visite à la Fédération des Travailleurs du Transport du Togo (FESYTRAT)

CLIQUEZ SUR LE CLIP CI-DESSUS POUR REGARDER LA COUPURE DE PRESSE SUR LA VISITE DU SYNATRA AU TOGO Du 26 au 27 Août 2015,  le Syndicat National des Travailleurs et Travailleuses Autonomes du Secteur Informel du Niger (SYNATRA) a effectué… Continue Reading →

TOGO: SYNATRA visits Togo’s Federation of Transport Workers (FESYTRAT)

  CLICK VIDEO ABOVE TO WATCH NEWS CLIP ABOUT SYNATRA’S VISIT TO TOGO From 26th to 27th August 2015, Niger’s National Union of Informal Transport Workers (SYNATRA) made a work visit to Togo’s Federation of Transport Workers (FESYTRAT). The visit… Continue Reading →

UGANDA: Women’s informal worker committees formed at union and association levels

    Elections have been held in Uganda to form women’s committees of informal transport workers in ATGWU and in seven of its affiliated informal worker associations. ATGWU says that the creation of women’s committees at both the union and… Continue Reading →

Mentor unions participate in ITF Climate Action Day

Today (October 5th) mentor unions for the ITF Informal Transport Workers’ project are celebrating Climate Action day as part of the 2015 ITF Action Week. Members of transport unions across the world are using this opportunity to undertake activities which… Continue Reading →

UGANDA: Watch video interview with Aisha Nateza, Women’s Rep for KOTSA

Click video above to watch interview with Aisha Nateza, Women’s Representative for KOTSA. In this interview, Aisha Nateza, Women’s Representative for the Kampala Operational Taxi Stages’ Association (KOTSA), talks about why KOTSA was formed, the challenges facing informal transport workers,… Continue Reading →

NIGER: SYNATRA a organisé un séminaire atelier de formation des travailleurs de l’économie informelle de Maradi et de Zinder

  Le Syndicat National des Travailleuses et Travailleurs de l’Economie Informelle (SYNATRA), a organisé les 1er, 02 et 03 août 2015, des activités dans le cadre des accords de partenariat avec l’Internationale des Travailleurs du Transport (ITF) ; les activités comprennent… Continue Reading →

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)… Continue Reading →

Ugandan, Kenyan and Tanzanian unions discuss informal sector in mentoring visits

The ITF has released a new video documenting the success of recent mentoring meetings when officials from Uganda’s Amalgamated Transport and General Workers’ Union (ATGWU) visited two unions in Kenya to discuss the challenges of organising workers in the informal… Continue Reading →

ATGWU elections successful in Uganda after police disruption ended

On 10 June the Amalgamated Transport and General Workers Union (ATGWU) in Uganda, which is the project mentor union for East Africa, succeeded in completing its elections to elect officials to represent some 30,000 members in informal workers’ associations. These… Continue Reading →

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