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Inter-Americas

Climate Change: Building Trade Union Capacities and Quality Public Services for a Just Transition (Jamaica)

Date: 
25 September, 2018 to 26 September, 2018

"Climate Change: Building Trade Union Capacities and Quality Public Services for a Just Transition" is a 5-year project (2018 – 2022) supported by Swedish Trade Unions - Akademikerförbundet SSR, Vision and Kommunal. Participating countries are Zambia, Tunisia, Kenya, Perú, Jamaica and Tonga.

Global Dialogue Forum on Employment Terms and Conditions in Tertiary Education (Geneva)

Date: 
18 September, 2018 to 20 September, 2018

The Forum will examine employment terms and conditions, professional rights and social dialogue mechanisms, including collective bargaining and collegial governance in tertiary education, with the aim of adopting points of consensus, including recommendations for future action by the International Labour Organization and its Members.

Privatization Watch - 05/2018

13 September 2018

Latest issue of #PrivatizationWatch (05/2018) - The Global newsletter on privatization of public services around the world.

12th PSI Interamerican Regional Conference - IAMRECON (Buenos Aires)

Date: 
24 June, 2019 to 28 June, 2019

PSI's 12th Interamerican Regional Conference (IAMRECON) will be held on June 24-28, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. IAMRECON will be preceded by activities starting June 21st, such as SUBRACs and the respective Women’s Committees of Central America, Andean, Southern Cone and Brazil; Regional Women's Committee; and IAMREC.

Guidelines for PSI Emergency Response Work

10 May 2016

PSI’s Emergency and Disasters Working Group developed these guidelines to assist unions that represent first responders, frontline workers and other services that are called into action before, during and after emergencies and disasters.

Women's rights beyond the business case: ensuring corporate accountability

1 Oct 2018

Together with a wide range of organisations under the umbrella of the Feminists for a Binding Treaty coalition, PSI has participated in the production of this briefing that highlights the importance of a binding gender-just international accountability framework for Transnational Corporations (TNCs).

Gender and trade coalition

01 September 2018

PSI endorsed the unity statement and joined the gender and trade coalition, a feminist alliance for trade justice initiated by feminist and progressive activists. The coalition puts forward feminist trade analysis and advocates for equitable trade policy.

VIDEO: Watch the presentations of the International Seminar on Corporate Power

28 August 2018

The event held by PSI, with the support from FES, on August 1 and 2 in Panama City, sought to analyze how transnationals capture democracy, manipulate public opinion and seek to control personal data to be used in accordance with their own private interests.

International Youth Day, 12 August 2018

14 August 2018

The United Nations designated the theme of International Youth Day 2018 as “Safe Spaces for Youth”. The UN explains that “without the existence of safe space, youth may feel intimidated to freely contribute to the community".

Key outcomes from the 2018 Caribbean sub-regional women’s committee (SUBWOC) meeting

06 August 2018
Linda Mienzer, LGBTQI representative from BPSU, Bermuda. Photo: PSI in the Caribbean

Thirty-one women trade union activists, nine of them young workers, representing 15 affiliates, attended the 2018 SUBWOC in Castries, St Lucia, on July 2, under the theme “There can be no social justice without gender justice.”