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International Labour Conference - 107th Session (Geneva)

Date: 
28 May, 2018 to 8 June, 2018

World Health Assembly – 71st Session (Geneva)

Date: 
21 May, 2018 to 26 May, 2018

Oceania Sub-Regional Advisory Committee (Australia)

Date: 
21 May, 2018 to 22 May, 2018

PSI Steering Cttee SC-20 (Geneva)

Date: 
17 May, 2018 to 18 May, 2018

PSI Steering Committee (SC-20) composed of 20 participants from PSI affiliates coming from Nigeria, South Africa, Japan, Philippines, Armenia, Austria, Bulgaria, Spain, UK, France, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Brazil and USA are meeting at the International Labour Organization building in Geneva for a two day meeting.

Labour Migration and the Global Compact: Ensuring Rights, Protections and a Decent Work Agenda (New York)

Date: 
15 May, 2018

During the negotiations on a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), Member States have attached a high priority to rooting the discussion around the 2030 Agenda and the issue of decent work and labour migration. This is certainly well reflected in the draft of the negotiation text itself. Temporary labour migration programmes can offer regular pathways and migration options for millions of migrant workers. However, careful consideration needs to be given to effective governance of temporary labour migration schemes.This side event will provide an opportunity for GCM negotiators from Member States, civil society, particularly migrant-led and regional/Global South networks and trade unions to address potential benefits and pitfalls for the inclusion of such migration schemes in the GCM.

Working for Health in East Africa: Health and Social Sector Unions meeting and launch of the HEALTH FOR ALL IN EAST AFRICA Campaign (Kenya)

Date: 
9 May, 2018 to 10 May, 2018

PSI affiliates in the health and social services sector will gather in Nairobi on 9-10 May 2018 to launch the Health for All in East Africa campaign. This will be the culmination of a 2-day workshop which will also mark the formation of the East African Health Sector Unions Network.

EPSU Executive Committee (Brussels)

Date: 
8 May, 2018 to 9 May, 2018

Africa Non-Academic, Academic and Research Workers Educational Network meeting (Kenya)

Date: 
4 May, 2018 to 5 May, 2018

The Africa Non-Academic, Academic and Research Workers Educational Network (ANARWEN) meeting is being held at the Meridian hotel in Nairobi (Kenya) on 4-5 May 2018. The meeting aims at fostering and building solidarity towards enhancing trade union rights, fighting PPPs in the education sector and providing a platform for sharing best practices, including challenges facing the education sector in this region.