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Asia-Pacific

PSI Asia Pacific Regional Conference - APRECON 2019 (Bali)

Date: 
17 September, 2019 to 20 September, 2019

A dedicated website for APRECON 2019 will shortly be available.

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STOP Gender-based violence at work!

We have entered a decisive period in time: In one month’s time, at the ILO Conference on 10-21 June 2019, the second discussion and last round of tripartite negotiations will take place on the ILO instruments with a view to adopting an ILO Convention and Recommendation.

72nd World Health Assembly (Geneva)

Date: 
20 May, 2019 to 28 May, 2019

Fresenius: unions launch first-ever global care workers’ alliance

15 May 2019

In parallel with Fresenius’ annual general meetings of shareholders, trade unions will launch the Fresenius Global Union Alliance on 16 and 17 May in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Unions demand that the healthcare giant negotiates a Global Agreement to secure workers' rights in all its operations.

PSI Statement Following the Detention of Trade Unionists in Fiji Whilst ADB Watches On

05 May 2019

As the Asian Development Bank (ADB) annual meeting concludes in Nadi, Fiji, PSI expresses our outrage and dismay that the Government of Fiji marked the event, which coincided with May Day, with the arrest and detention of trade unionists, including the General Secretary of our affiliate, the Fiji Nursing Association, Salanieta Matiavi.

RCEP - trade unions seek consultation by the government

02 May 2019

They call for negotiation texts of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) to be made public and to form the basis of consultations, including through town hall meetings.

May Day 2019 - At 100 years old the ILO needs to refind its purpose

30 April 2019

On this May 1st, we call on the International Labour Organization (ILO) to stay true to its origins and values. To be relevant and justifiable, and to set the rules for the work of the future, we must ensure the ILO remains free from the interests of private capital.

PSI workshop in Indonesia on strengthening women and youth leadership

29 April 2019

The national activity of the PSI - DGB BW project was conducted in Jakarta, Indonesia. Anchoring on the theme “Strengthening Women and Youth Leadership in the Trade Union Movement”, 27 young people from six affiliated unions attended the three-day workshop on April 23-25, 2019.

Global Unions' statement on UNCSW63

25 April 2019

Statement by Global Unions following the 63rd UN Commission on the Status of Women reaffirms that a human rights-based approach is critical for achieving gender equality.