Monthly Archives: June 2013

WFTU: Youth Camping Cyprus



9-15 September 2013: Camping for the WFTU Youth

In Cyprus, next to the beach:
Resting, Swimming, Trade Union Training.


a new initiative of the WFTU and the PEO of Cyprus, for the young trade unionists to interact with one another, to take time-off and rest, to be familiarized with the class-oriented trade union movement.

Limited participation of only 40 persons. Continue reading

Violation of Palestinians’ Human Rights and Trade Union Liberties by the State of Israel

The World Federation of Trade Unions addresses to the international community in order to inform that on June 13 2013, the Israeli occupation forces arrested comrade trade unionist Hussein Agrabesh, Deputy General Secretary of the General Union of Palestinian Workers, on his way home after attending the 102nd International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. Continue reading

Over 10 million children drop out of school

The number of children out of school has been reduced to 57 millions, according to official data published by UNESCO.

This particular research about the year 2012, shows that the amount of those children has been smaller than the one in 2010 and 2011, when it was up to 61 millions, whilst the countries that seem to deal with the problem Continue reading

Solidarity with Cyprus

Mr. Kyriakos Kenevezos
Minister of Education and Culture of Cyprus
Dear Minister,
On behalf of the World Federation of Teachers` Unions (FISE) of the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) expresses its strong disagreement with the decision of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus to close down the afternoon and evening educational programmes. Continue reading