Sunday, 17 October 2021

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On the occasion of May Day, the Confederation of Trade Unions Myanmar (CTUM) calls on the international trade union movement to support the civil disobedience movement (CDM) in Myanmar. Concrete actions from trade unions globally can contribute ...

30 April 2021

ITUC AP condemns the police killing of 5 workers in Banshkhali power plant in Bangladesh on 18 April 2021. The incident took place in an under-construction coal-fired power plant which is a joint venture of S Alam Group, a Bangladeshi industrial cong...

25 April 2021

On 18 August 2019, about 1.7 million Hong Kong citizens gathered in parks and street to protest against police brutality and to demand for democratic reforms. The protestors were not deterred by the rains on that fateful day; rather, the Hong Kong st...

19 April 2021

*Presented by Shoya Yoshida, General Secretary, ITUC-Asia Pacific, during the ITUC Webinar on COVID 19: Vaccines, Testing, and Treatment - Access for All, 7 April 2021, VirtualA true test for the global communityCOVID-19 is a true test for the global...

9 April 2021

Lee Cheuk Yan, General Secretary of Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU), was found guilty for participating in unauthorised assembly against the abuses of police power in August 2019. The conviction of Lee Cheuk Yan and six other prominen...

5 April 2021

The violent and brutal attacks against anti-coup protesters in Myanmar continue to escalate. At least 510 people have been killed and more than 2,574, including trade unionists, have been detained since the military seized power in a coup d’état o...

31 March 2021

The ITUC-Asia Pacific strongly condemns the brutal killing of Dandy Miguel, chairpreson of PAMANTIK-Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) last night, 28 March 2021, while on his way home on board his motorcycle. Dandy Miguel is the president of Lakas ng Nagkaka...

29 March 2021

Statement to the 8th Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development24 March 2021 Download the PDF version of the statement here.One year since the pandemic triggered an unprecedented and multidimensional crisis, many countries in Asia and t...

25 March 2021

Responding to the urgent need to promote and uphold peace, democracy, and human rights in the region, the ITUC-AP Regional General Council Meeting adopted five resolutions during its meeting on 10-11 March 2021. In particular, the Resolutions outl...

19 March 2021

“We campaign, we win. We lose, we fight back.” This encapsulates the struggles of union women in Asia Pacific in a world with COVID-19 shared by the members of the ITUC-AP Women’s Committee during their virtual meeting on 2-3 March 2021.&nbs...

17 March 2021
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