Asia-Pacific

Public workers of the world call for immediate release of detained Korean unionist Han Sang-gyun!

PSI is calling on all affiliates to sign the petition calling for the imprisoned leader of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, Han Sang-gyun's immediate release.

Paradise Papers: how mega-rich tax dodgers rip off workers and fuel populism

16 November 2017

Check out this Op-Ed from PSI's Director of Policy & Governance, Daniel Bertossa, on how tax dodgers like those exposed in the Paradise Papers are ripping off workers!

PSI’s flag at the peak of Rinjani’s mountain in Indonesia

16 November 2017

Trade unionists and activists from PSI's Indonesian affiliate Serikat Pekerja Angkasa Pura 1 (SP AP 1) wave their union flag together with the PSI flag at the top of Rinjani's mountain in a symbol of renewed commitment to work together. The union is celebrating its 18th anniversary.

Public workers of the world call for immediate release of detained Korean unionist Han Sang-gyun

03 November 2017
Hundreds of the world's top public sector union leaders have signed on to a petition urging the Korean government to release the imprisoned leader of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions.

Posters: World Cities Day 2017

27 Oct 2017

The posters for World Cities Day 2017 are available for download in English, French and Spanish.

Click directly on the poster you wish to download for a high resolution PDF for printing.

World Cities Day 2017: Municipal workers make cities happen!

PSI has chosen 31 October – UN “World Cities Day” - to launch a global visual campaign aimed at raising awareness about the work of municipal public service professionals with a view to increasing their visibility and presenting a positive perception of the many essential public services they deliver every day to cities and metropolitan areas.

Taking back control

23 October 2017

The People’s Inquiry into Privatisation launches new report today on how privatisation affects communities and calls for a moratorium on privatisation until greater regulatory mechanisms and proper policy frameworks are implemented around the delivery of public services.

World Bank must stop promoting “dangerous” public-private partnerships – New Global Campaign launched!

A new campaign aimed at reversing the dangerous rush to promote expensive and high-risk public-private partnerships (PPPs) was launched yesterday by Public Services International and by 151 civil society organisations from all over the globe.

The 8th ASEAN Regional Tripartite Social Dialogue (Philippines)

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18 October, 2017 to 19 October, 2017

The ASEAN Services Employees Trade Union Council (ASETUC), composed of the Global Union Federations PSI, BWI and UNI, organised the 8th ASEAN Regional Tripartite Social Dialogue Conference, in cooperation with the Philippines’ Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE). Over 200 participants from the ten member-states of the ASEAN attended the two-day meeting that commenced on 18 October at Century Park Hotel in the Philippines capital Manila.