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Monday, March 07, 2016

On Feb. 29, two Canadian members of the Global Trade Union delegation met with the new Minister of the Status of Women Canada to present the delegation's recommendations for the CSW60 Agreed Conclusions. 

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Monday, March 07, 2016

More than 160 union women are at the UNCSW60. In alliance with like minded women’s organisations, networks and coalitions, we are making our voices heard so that the social partners, States, and actors in the private sector, ensure that implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals truly reverses growing inequalities and achieves equity through a transition to environmentally sustainable economies and societies.

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Monday, March 07, 2016

We very much welcome your active participation at CSW60! We are pleased to let you know that 160 women unionists from 34 countries are part of the Global Union delegation - International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Education International (EI), Public Services International (PSI), International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) - this year.

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Monday, February 15, 2016

With less than two months to go before the start of the 60th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Legal and Social Status of Women (UNCSW), PSI and other global trade unions (ITUC, IE, ITF) are continuing their joint efforts to obtain greater recognition for trade unions’ role as defenders of women's rights, both at the workplace and in society.

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Tuesday, December 01, 2015

Joint statement submitted by the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Education International (EI), Public Services International (PSI) and International Transport Federation (ITF), civil society organisations with consultative status at the Economic and Social Council to the upcoming UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW60).

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UN WOMEN Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka
Thursday, March 19, 2015

On Wednesday 18 March, Global Unions and the Women's Rights Caucus met UN WOMEN Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and the UN WOMEN management team. The aim of the meeting was to discuss our concerns about the engagement of UN WOMEN with the private sector, including with UBER, and the lack of cooperation with trade unions and the women's rights movement.

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