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  • Sign & share the Bogota Declaration on Tax Justice for Women's Rights!


    07 December 2017

    The Bogota Declaration on Tax Justice for Women’s Rights is being launched around the world on 7 December 2017 through online platforms and at tax justice events in Argentina and Chile. This launch coincides with the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, leading into UN Human Rights Day on 10 December. Your organisation is invited to join the Global Alliance for Tax Justice, Public Services International, Tax Justice Network, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and many other leading groups in supporting this declaration.

  • Argentinian government has revoked union and civil society participation in WTO meeting


    05 December 2017

    In an unprecedented action, the Argentinian government has revoked the accreditation for union and civil society representatives to the 11th Ministerial Meeting of the WTO in Buenos Aires, advising the WTO that the experts will not be allowed into the country. PSI does not accept such a blatant violation of well-established international norms and calls on the President of Argentina and the WTO Director-General to take immediate action.

  • PSI in solidarity with global civil society on the situation of enslaved African migrants in Libya


    05 December 2017
    Picture: @UNmigration/Twitter

    PSI joins in solidarity with global civil society in calling for urgent action to address the human rights situation of enslaved African migrants in Libya, during the Stocktaking Meeting towards the UN Global Compact for Migration, 4-6 December 2017 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

  • Trade Union Action on Decent Work for Persons with Disabilities


    05 December 2017
    Sandra Vermuyten

    On 4 December, during an event at the ILO to celebrate the World Day for People with Disabilities, the ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) launched a report which highlights trade union action to promote decent work for persons with disabilities. This ground-breaking report will launch a series of actions, with a strong participation of PSI. Sandra Vermuyten, PSI Head of Campaigns, spoke at the event.

     

  • Right to Health: central to kicking out HIV/AIDS


    01 December 2017

    The 2017 World AIDS Day is being marked today with the theme Right to Health, under the slogan Everybody counts. This is aimed at advocacy for universal access to safe, effective, quality healthcare. Public Services International welcomes this. PSI affiliates across the world will be organising or joining manifestations, conferences, workshops and other programmes to sensitize the public.

  • We won't wait! - End domestic violence


    28 November 2017

    The Australian Union movement is campaigning to enshrine 10 days paid Family and Domestic Violence Leave in the National Employment Standards, making it available to every worker who needs it.

  • World Congress 2017 evaluation survey


    28 November 2017

    Please take a few minutes to tell us about your Congress experience!

    Fill in the Congress evaluation survey here.