• Médecins sans Frontiers refuses to receive funds from the EU and EU Member States “until there is a policy drive towards taking people in and focusing on individual needs,” in response to the deterrence policy to keep refugees and asylum seekers away from European shores.

  • PSI is working with a number of allies to put pressure on the World Bank to stop promoting water privatization under the disguise of public private partnerships (PPPs). Send a letter to the World Bank Executive Director representing your country!

  • PSI's 13th Regional Conference for the Asia Pacific Region (APRECON) and related meetings will take place in Fukuoka, Japan 9-12 October. The theme of APRECON will be "Quality Public Services Keep the Community Safe".

  • PSI calls on all its affiliates to support the reinstatement of two union leaders dismissed in February 2014 with 22 other workers, following a nationwide strike in protest of working conditions and the lack of protective equipment and medication.

  • The response of public sector workers to the 16 April earthquake in Ecuador

    Through the testimonies collected, it was found that these workers are not seen as victims, although they also lost their homes, clothes and food. In addition, they had to leave their families to meet their obligations in the public sector.

  • Workers removed from their jobs after attempted coup in Turkey

    Turkey: thousands of public workers arrested and removed from their jobs

    It is with much concern that PSI has received news from Turkey indicating that thousands of public workers have been arrested, suspended and removed from their jobs over the last few days, as a follow-up to last weekend’s attempted coup.

  • PSI side event at PrepCom3

    PrepCom3 on Habitat III

    On 26 July, during the third session of the Preparatory Committee of the Habitat III Conference, PSI is organising with ICRICT and PSIRU a side event called “Financing and investing in urban public services: The key to inclusive cities”. PrepCom3 will be held in Surabaya, Indonesia, from 25-27 July at the Convention and Exhibition Hall Grand City Convex Surabaya.