Inter-Americas

Trump and NAFTA “modernization”

16 August 2017

The ensuing trade deficits and manufacturing job losses cast a shadow over this trade deal and led all three major candidates for the U.S. presidency in 2016 to reject the TPP and promise to “fix” NAFTA. Trump is following through on his promise, but that is not the whole story.

Charlottesville: AFSCME condemns "Nazi white nationalists"

16 August 2017
Photo: Rodney Dunning/Flickr/CC

PSI's affiliate, which has been on the front lines of civil rights and racial justice struggles for decades, has condemned the hateful acts displayed at a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, August 12.

12 August - International Youth Day 2017

10 August 2017

This year, the day is dedicated to celebrating young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation as well as inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace. The current generation of youth is the largest in history and young people often comprise the majority in countries marked by armed conflict or unrest.

First Latin America Waste Sector Workers' Meeting

02 August 2017

On 27-28 July 2017, PSI held the first Latin America waste sector workers' meeting in Bogota, Colombia.

Promoting prosperity for all (Anguilla)

Date: 
26 July, 2017 to 27 July, 2017

PSI is collaborating with the Caribbean Public Services Association (CPSA) in a series of presentations and discussions on the role of the public sector in the economic development of the Caribbean. CPSA’s affiliates – many of whom are also affiliates of the CPSA - are meeting in Anguilla from 26-28 July for their 47th annual conference.

Privatization Watch - 06/2017

21 July 2017
Latest issue of #PrivatizationWatch - The Global newsletter on privatization of public services around the world.

LRG/Municipal workers memes

20 Jul 2017

Download PSI's memes for LRG/Municipal sector workers - use them to promote and support the invaluable work of these PSI members !!

Fight Privatization at Bridge International Academies!

Civil society call on investors to cease support to Bridge International Academies - Growing evidence and analysis published in the last two years that raise grave concerns regarding Bridge’s transparency, relationship with governments, labour conditions, and breach of educational standards.

Localizing the SDGs: local and regional governments actions for poverty eradication and prosperity

17 July 2017

PSI General Secretary, Rosa Pavanelli, spoke at the recent UCLG/GTF side-event at the UN High-level political forum on sustainable development emphasizing that "taxation is a key lever to beat inequality, ensure socio-economic inclusion and the SDGs".

Conversation with authors of the Civil Society Report "Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017"

Date: 
18 July, 2017

Authors of the recently launched Spotlight Report will present key findings and recommendations to participants for discussion. The 2017 edition focuses on privatization, partnerships, corporate capture and the impact they have on sustainability and inequality.