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2016

This is OUR public transport!

The ITF priority project OUR public transport was launched at the ITF road and rail conference in Brussels this week. Share and watch the new short film, This is our public...

ITF and UITP unite to promote public transport to tackle climate change

The ITF and the UITP (International Association of Public Transport) have joined forces to put public transport at the forefront of tackling climate change. At the ITF’s road and rail conference in Brussels the UITP Secretary General, Alain Flausch, and… Continue Reading →

Report from UN’s climate meeting COP22 in Marrakesh

I have just arrived to a nice, warm and lively Marrakesh. A big contrast to Sweden which I left early this morning, where we have had a lot more snow than normal for this time of year, even in the… Continue Reading →

Rapport från FN:s klimatmöte COP 22 i Marrakesh

Har precis anlänt till ett varmt, skönt och livligt Marrakesh. En enorm kontrast till det Sverige som jag lämnade tidigt på morgonen, där det för årstiden har fallit extremt mycket snö, även i de södra delarna av landet. I Stockholm… Continue Reading →

Follow the debate at COP 22 Marrakesh

The UN climate talks currently taking place in Marrakesh are discussing how to deliver the promises of the historic 2015 Paris Agreement to stay below a 2°C increase in average temperate. The ITUC is leading a delegation of 150 trade… Continue Reading →

Aviation and shipping agreements to cut CO2 emissions

For nearly two decades both the aviation and shipping industries have avoided global targets to cut CO2 emissions in the UN climate agreements. But in recent weeks, both the IMO (International Maritime Organisation) and ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation) have… Continue Reading →

ITF Africa climate workshop for young workers, Senegal

31 African young transport workers participated in the ITF’s climate workshop in Dakar, Senegal, which was held as part of 4-day activity for young workers in the region. The other days focused on developing campaigning and organising skills as well… Continue Reading →

What is the role of labour in the fight against climate change? Asbjørn Wahl responds

Asbjørn Wahl, chair of the ITF working group on climate change and chair of the ITF urban transport committee presents his paper on the role of labour in the fight against climate change at the Global Labour University’s annual conference… Continue Reading →

TGWU green reps refresher workshop

The theme of the workshop in Malawi was “tackling climate change and changing jobs in a changing climate”. The Transport and General Workers Union organized a refresher workshop from 22-25 September 2016 in Blantyre, Malawi. The workshop was a follow-up… Continue Reading →

New ILO course: Green Jobs for a just transition to low-carbon and climate resilient development

A newly developed training course is being offered by the ITC-ILO on: Green jobs for a just transition to low-carbon and climate-resilient development which will run from 16 May – 10 June 2016 and includes a 3-week distance learning preparatory… Continue Reading →

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