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Asia-Pacific people's movements come together to challenge RCEP

01 August 2016

More than 80 participants representing trade unions, farming communities, indigenous peoples, health networks, women’s organisations, academia and civil society organizations met on 27-28 July in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to take stock of the new generation of mega regional FTAs emerging in the region.

Welcome to PSI APRECON 2016

APRECON welcome video - JICHIRO

15 June 2016

Welcome to PSI APRECON 2016

13th PSI Asia Pacific Regional Conference - APRECON (Fukuoka)

Date: 
9 October, 2016 to 12 October, 2016

PSI's 13th Regional Conference for the Asia Pacific Region (APRECON) and related meetings will take place in Fukuoka, Japan 9-12 October.
All documents can be accessed here.

PSI-Japan Council lobbies to promote women’s empowerment

15 March 2016

Ten people (seven women and three men) representing the All-Japan Prefectural and Municipal Workers Union, the Japan Public Sector Union and All Japan Water Supply Workers Union participated in the lobbying activity. The move was part of the Women’s Committee’s activities relating to the 8th of March.

RCEP threatens tax policies in India and other 15 countries

01 March 2016
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The website of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry has no mention of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) on which officials from 16 countries, including India, met for a round of secret trade talks in Brunei from 15-19 February. This mega Free Trade Agreement (FTA) is expected to be concluded by the end of 2016.

Invitation to APRECON and related meetings

26 Feb 2016

Invitation to the 13th PSI Asia Pacific regional conference (APRECON) and related activities taking place at the ACROS Fukuoka conference venue in Japan from 9-12 October 2016.

Draft programme for APRECON 2016

26 Feb 2016

PSI's 13th Asia Pacific Regional Conference and related meetings draft programme is available for download in English and Japanese.

Participation forms for APRECON 2016

26 Feb 2016

The Conference participation form/s inform us about your delegation and status. Three participation forms are available for your download, please submit the relevant one.

Climate change: Towards and Beyond COP21

08 October 2015

The solutions to the climate challenge require a substantive transformation of the current socio-economic development paradigm, including industrial change. This is not just about some technical changes to energy production or transport systems. What is required is a redefinition of the predominant model of production and consumption. We must give back to the state and public services their role in supporting our communities, and ensure that workers and trade unions are able to participate fully in all steps of this process.