Tag: Day

International Day of People with Disabilities: Investing in educational staff is critical to delivering inclusive education post COVID-19

A recent study commissioned by Education International, Action Aid International and Light for the World highlights the importance of well-trained and qualified teachers and staff in supporting education as a foundation for inclusion. Today, in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Education International is calling for an educational equity review and is releasing a guide […]

Philippines: Global Day of Action

November 30th was a global day of action in the Philippines. The global trade union movement showed its solidarity with trade unionists and other activists fighting for human rights and democracy in a country that has both been at risk since the election of President Rodrigo Duterte in 2016. Despite severe COVID-19 restrictions, trade unions […]

Education International Welcomes the First International Day against Violence and Bullying at School including Cyberbullying

No child should be afraid to go to school. But with one in three children bullied at school at least once in the last month, our education systems are failing students. The consequences are severe and far-reaching for individual students and for societies as a whole. To address this issue, UNESCO member states have […]

Global Day of Action for Care

Unions and civil society mobilising to demand investments in care for building more inclusive, accessible, resilient, and caring economies. Joint Statement by ITUC, UNI Global Union, Public Services International, Education International, International Domestic Workers Federation and Women in Informal Employment: Globalizing and Organizing      Urgent action is needed to address the devastating social and […]

Statement | Coming Out Day

Statement | International Coming Out Day It’s International Coming Out Day! In celebration, the Council of Global Unions is releasing our LGBTI website to share the work of Global Unions promoting LGBTI rights at work at national, regional and international levels. This website is also a place for our affiliated unions to share the work […]