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Los sindicatos debaten en Lima sobre el cambio climático y la movilidad sostenible

Son varios los eventos que lo sindicatos realizan en torno a la 20ª Conferencia de las Partes de la Convención Marco de Naciones Unidas (COP20) de Cambio Climático que se está desarrollando en Lima (Perú) desde el 1 al 12 de diciembre. Este lunes 8 de diciembre, la ITF ha organizado un seminario para jóvenes sindicalistas del sector del transporte de Latinoamérica.

¡No hay empleo en un planeta muerto! Los sindicatos de la ITF asisten a la COP20

Jóvenes trabajadores y trabajadoras del transporte de 9 países de América Latina participaron en la primera jornada del seminario sobre el cambio climático de la ITF que ha tenido lugar en Lima (Perú). Este seminario se organiza como parte de… Continue Reading →

There are no jobs on a dead planet! ITF unions attend COP20

Young transport workers from 9 countries in Latin America participated in the first day of the ITF climate change seminar in Lima, Peru. The seminar takes place as part of the international trade union activities (coordinated by the ITUC) that… Continue Reading →

Diez puntos para una estrategia sindicalista contra el cambio climático

El cambio climático no es una amenaza del futuro, ya se está llevando a cabo y está aquí; es causado por el hombre, y las consecuencias pueden ser catastróficas.

¿Se puede ser sindicalista y a la vez ecologista?

En no pocas ocasiones nos encontramos ante la dicotomía sobre si la defensa del empleo ha de estar por encima de la protección del medio ambiente, sobre todo en determinados sectores productivos que tienen sobre sí esa mácula de contaminación, predación de recursos naturales o riesgos concretos y directos para la salud de la ciudadanía

Climate change from bad to worse

Trade union action is a matter of urgency. 20 participants from 14 countries participated when the ITF Working Group on Climate Change met in Johannesburg from 31 October to 1 November 2013. The meeting assessed the activities which were carried out since last Congress and discussed future activities and priorities.

ITUC comment on UN climate change talks, COP18 Doha

Doha delays put people and the planet at risk.

Kiribati seafarers plan action on climate change at ITF workshop

Seafarers from ITF-affiliate KIOSU (Kiribati Islands Overseas Seafarers’ Union) came together to discuss climate change at the ITF’s first workshop on climate change in the Pacific (6-8 September 2012). Kiribati, where the workshop was hosted, is made up of 33 atolls which are very low lying and therefore highly vulnerable to rising sea level.

ITF delegation attend Rio+20

ITF delegates from Latin America, Europe and Africa attend the trade union workshop at Rio+20 yesterday. Delegates emphasised the need for climate change to be approached as a class issue, the need to struggle for public ownership and control of energy and the need to build alliances in order to address the economic, social and environmental crisis.

TUC report on Durban

The TUC’s report of the UN climate change talks in Durban last December highlights the outcomes of the discussions including the $100 billion green climate fund for developing nations to be mobilised by 2020 and the TUC’s involvement in the ITUC’s World of Work pavilion and the One Million Climate Jobs Conference

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