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Organising for Solidarity - Summer School 2018

Posted on July 27, 2018

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Building our Power – Organising for Global Solidarity

10th Annual Global Solidarity Summer School

Blog in advance of Summer School – Building our Power – Organising for Global Solidarity

Over 80 trade union delegates from right across the island, gathered to discuss the movement’s global solidarity work and to hear from a range of national and international speakers.

Eamon McCann welcomed people to Derry on behalf of the Derry Trades Council.

Kevin Callinan, Congress Vice President, welcomed people to Derry and gave the Opening Address.

Emily Paulin of the ITUC Global Organising Academy, discussed how Unions have come a long way in “Building our Power” since the last ITUC Congress in 2014. 

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Congress at International Labour Conference 2018

Posted on June 06, 2018

speech 1 - David Joyce addressing ILC 2018
David Joyce addressing ILC 2018

David Joyce and Patricia King attended the 107th ILO International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva (28 May - 8th June). 

You can read his blog in advance of the conference here - since updated with some reflections

Mr Joyce delivered a speech to the plenary on June 6th. 

President Higgins addressed the conference on 7th June.  

Patricia King participated in the World of Work Summit on 7th June and posed a question to a panel of experts on the links between decent work and peace and resilience.

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