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NEPAL: E-Rickshaw Driver Union holds founding convention

  On July 14th 2016 the founding convention of the E-Rickshaw Driver Union was successfully held in Damak City, Nepal. The new E-Rickshaw Driver Union has been established with the support of NETWON – one of two ITF Informal Transport… Continue Reading →

NEPAL: Nepal E-Rickshaw Driver Union officially registered by government

On May 4th the newly formed Nepal E-Rickshaw Driver Union was officially registered as a NEWTON-affiliate by the government of Nepal. The new union is the first e-rickshaw (electronic rickshaw) union to be registered by the government and is due… Continue Reading →

NEPAL: “E-rickshaw – Not the cause of , But the solution to Pollution” – report on e-rickshaw organising now available

“E-rikshaw – Not the cause of , But the solution to Pollution ” is the slogan of the recently formed Nepal E-rikshaw Drivers Union, which is affiliated one of Nepal’s national transport unions – NETWON. A report is now available… Continue Reading →

NEPAL: Nepalese unions celebrate International Women’s Day

On March 8th, the Independent Transport Workers’ Association of Nepal (ITWAN) and Nepal Yatayat Majdur Sangh (NETWON) organised a joint event in Kathmandu to celebrate International Women’s Day. The event brought together around 150 women from both unions, including members… Continue Reading →

NEPAL: NETWON organise les conducteurs de rickshaw électriques en syndicat pour la première fois

NETWON est un des deux syndicats mentors pour le projet des travailleurs informels du transport de l’ITF dans la région de l’Asie du Sud. Du 5 au 7 Janvier, NETWON a tenu un atelier d’éducation de 3 jours pour les… Continue Reading →

NEPAL: NETWON organises e-rickshaw drivers into a union for the first time

From the 5th – 7th January, NETWON held a three day of education workshop for e-rickshaw drivers in Butwal, in the western region of Nepal. The workshop brought together the NETWON district committee leadership with e-rickshaw drivers working in region… Continue Reading →

NEPAL: ITWAN & NETWON hold joint workshop for women activists

  From the 18 – 19th January, the Independent Transport Workers’ Association of Nepal (ITWAN) and Nepal Yatayat Majdur Sangh (NETWON) held a joint “trade union education & organising strategy” workshop for women activists from both unions. 26 women participated… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Watch our video interviews from Kathmandu!

  During the project’s mid-term meeting in Kathmandu, some of the meeting participants took part in video interviews. In these interviews, representatives from mentor unions talked about their unions, and reflected on their experience of organising informal workers in their… Continue Reading →

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