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Tunisia

Tunisia: Nobel Peace Prize nomination for the UGTT

03 June 2014
Tunisia: Members of the PSI affiliate Fédération Générale de l'Agriculture (a union belonging to the labour central UGTT) exposed corruption by former leaders of the Ben Ali regime.

In recognition of the union’s history and its key role in steering Tunisia away from civil war, four Tunisian universities have nominated the country’s famous trade union central, L'Union Générale Tunisienne du Travail (UGTT), for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize for its work since its foundation in1946. Affiliate unions of Public Services International represent the majority of members in the UGTT.

Arab women union leaders meet in Tunis

23 May 2014

The second regional meeting of women union leaders from the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa) took place in Tunis, 6-7 May. It was an exceptional opportunity for PSI affiliate members to discuss the challenges women face in society and in their unions.

Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP)

09 April 2014

International trade agreements such as the TPP are currently being fast-tracked and negotiated in secrecy. These agreements undermine local and national government decision-making power and increase corporate access to public services resulting in the privatization of critical public services. PSI is working with global union federations, affiliated unions, and civil society allies who oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) being negotiated in the Asia Pacific Region.

Trade in Services Agreement (TISA)

02 April 2014

PSI is currently undertaking further research on the effects of the TISA on our sectors. PSI will be working with civil society and other allies to oppose the harmful effects of the TISA.

Social protection floors

30 March 2014

Today, as much as 80 per cent of the global population does not have access to social protection and lives in social insecurity, facing complete loss of income when a personal or national economic crisis strikes. Social Protection was pushed to the fore of the international agenda after the obvious damage due to the financial and economic crises, and a 2012 ILO Recommendation operationalizes Social Protection Floors as two-pronged, providing universal access to essential health care and basic income security in the case of maternity, for children and when people are sick, unemployed, disabled, and old. Read more>>>

Syndicat Général de la Justice (SGJ)

Tunisia
E-mail: 
rafikch@yahoo.com
Region: 
Africa & Arab countries (AF)
Sub-region: 
AF: Arab Countries

Fédération Générale de l'Agriculture (FGA)

Tunisia
E-mail: 
rafikch@yahoo.com
Region: 
Africa & Arab countries (AF)
Sub-region: 
AF: Arab Countries

Fédération Générale des Plans et des Finances (FGPF)

Tunisia
E-mail: 
rafikch@yahoo.com
Region: 
Africa & Arab countries (AF)
Sub-region: 
AF: Arab Countries

Syndicat Général des Eaux (SGE)

Tunisia
E-mail: 
rafikch@yahoo.com
Region: 
Africa & Arab countries (AF)
Sub-region: 
AF: Arab Countries

Fédération Nationale de l'Electricité et du Gaz (FNEG)

Tunisia
E-mail: 
rafikch@yahoo.com
Region: 
Africa & Arab countries (AF)
Sub-region: 
AF: Arab Countries