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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 →

Mid-Project Mentor Meeting Report now available to download

Download Mid-Project Meeting Report You can download the Mid-Project Meeting Report by clicking the link above. We hope to make Spanish and French versions of the report available in the near future. The Mid-Project Meeting was held in Kathmandu, Nepal,… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

Organising precarious female transport workers is “crucial to the fight of the ITF”

Several project participants talked about their project work at the 2014 ITF Congress held in Sofia in August. Souley Zeinabou Habou Barba from the SYNATRA union in Niger has kindly shared the statement which she made at Congress with the… Continue Reading →

“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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

Nepalese Informal Transport Workers Provide Relief to Landslide Victims

After recent landslides and flooding in Nepal, hundreds of people are reported dead and many more missing. Rural communities have been devastated and roads cut off throughout the country. In the village of Jure, Sindhupalchuk district, about 120km east of… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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… Continue Reading →

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