World Economic Forum – Trade Unions Challenge Business Leaders on Company Tax, Private Equity and Corporate Responsibility

The GFIW jions the ITUC leadership and the head of the global union federations at the Wold Economic Forum
Brussels, 23 January 2007: A delegation of 12 international trade union leaders at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos this week will be calling companies to account on corporate taxation, the role of private equity investment and the social and environmental responsibilities of business.
With the launch of the campaign

Two Iraqi Tales Which both Await an Ending

Tribune 19 January 2007
Abdullah Muhsin argues that progressive forces can prevail and it is possible to build a democratic and secure Iraq.
There are two tales to tell about post-totalitarian Iraq and they are both true.
The first tale is familiar to anyone who watches the news and involves death and destruction. The other is less-known and concern hope democracy and human rights.

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Nobel Peace Prize winner helps launch global Decent Work Campaign

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Nobel Peace Prize winner helps launch global Decent Work Campaign
Nairobi, 21 January 2007 A worldwide campaign for Decent Work was
launched today in Nairobi, Kenya at the World Social Forum by the Decent
Work Alliance and with the help of Wangari Maathai, Kenya’s 2004 Nobel
Peace Prize winner.*

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WSF 2007: unions out in force to demand decent work

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WSF 2007: unions out in force to demand decent work
Nairobi, 22 January 2007 (ITUC Online): The World Social Forum, an
international gathering for exchanging views on globalisation and human
and workers’ rights, draws thousands of participants every year. This
year it is being held in Africa for the first time, in Nairobi, Kenya.

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Iraq Oil Law

News Release
Pending Iraq Oil Law
January 19, 2007
The issue of the pending Iraqi oil law was raised this morning at a news conference with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid at the National Press Club
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