Video Gallery

Jalila raises Bahrain situation at the UN Open Forum

March 18, 2017
The United Nations Secretary General held a town hall on Friday, March 17 at which time Jalila al-Salman was able to askhim  a question. Jalila was part of the Education International delegation at the UNCSW61. For more information check this blog post.

Canadian delegate Barb Byers (CLC) shares thoughts on meeting with Minister Patty Hajdu

March 15, 2017

CLC Secretary-Treasurer is in New York this week for the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meetings representing the Trade Union Delegation. On Monday the Canadian delegation met with Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. Here is what she had to say.

Première journée inspirante!

March 15, 2017

Par: Nathaly Guillemette et Brigitte Sottile

Canadian delegate Linda Silas (CFNU) shares thoughts on meeting with Minister Patty Hajdu

March 14, 2017

Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) President Linda Silas is in New York this week for the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meetings representing the Trade Union Deleg

Canadian delegate Heather Smith (CTF) shares thoughts on meeting with Minister Patty Hajdu

March 14, 2017

Canadian Teachers' Federation President Heather Smith is in New York this week for the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) meetings representing the Trade Union Delegation. Yesterday the Canadian delegation met with Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. Here is what she had to say about the meeting.

Blizzard forces UN to shut down Tuesday, March 13

March 13, 2017

Dear Attendees: 

We have just been informed that the United Nations Headquarters will be officially closed on Tuesday, March 14th. As such, we are forced to cancel our second report presentation at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow. 

We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused. We will contact you regarding opportunities to remain connected virtually and in future. 

Domestic Violence in the Workplace - Personal stories from Manitoba, Canada

March 15, 2016

This is the first of three short videos in which personal stories are shared about how domestic violence has impacted on the lives of  three women trade unionists from Manitoba, Canada.

India contract teachers

March 13, 2015

Indian teacher leader Rama Devi Thatinasamy talks about her country's contracting out teachers and its impact on her as a teacher. Interview was conducted by Jill Christianson, Senior Professional in International Relations with the National Education Association. Interview was conducted in New York during the 59th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

Teacher migration - Asia-Pacific region of Education International

March 13, 2015

Education International Regional Asia-Pacific Coordinator Pathma Krishnan talks about teacher migration. Interview was conducted by Jill Christianson, Senior Professional in International Relations with the National Education Association. Interview was conducted in New York during the 59th session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

Political declaration a huge disappointment

March 9, 2015

by Elizabeth Dandy, Canadian Union of Public Employees with the Canadian Labour Congress delegation

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DoXgFyc7R5E

UNI Equal Opportunities at the 57th UNCSW

February 17, 2014

UNI Equal Opportunities with the help of more than 150 volunteers from UNI affiliates stood together against violence at the UN CSW 57 last March in New York City. The strenght of our voices made it possible for the UNCSW to adopt a paragraph that gives unions legitimate stakeholder rights in addressing discrimination, exploitation and violence in the workplace.

The ILO, CSW56 and inclusion of the words "decent work"

February 29, 2012

Jane Hodges, Director of the ILO Bureau for Gender Equality (GENDER) speaks about this year's UNCSW, its theme as well as the importance of including the words "decent work" in the Agreed Conclusions. (Apologies for poor sound quality)