The London-based representative of the IFTU held a briefing in the House of Commons on Wednesday, 24 March 2004 to update parliamentarians and media on three current issues:
Recognition of the new IFTU by international labour centres.
The signing of the new Iraqi Transitional Administrative Law.
The recent ICFTU led fact-finding mission to Iraq.
The International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), the International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions (ICATU), the Education International (EI), the International Transport Workers
Conference stands together with women all over the world who are working
to establish basic human rights, including trade union rights, and equal
status for women, and particularly at this time those in Iraq.
ICFTU Press Statement http://www.icftu.org/displaydocument.asp?Index=991218998&Language=EN
A first international trade union mission*, has returned from a 10-day fact finding mission in Iraq. The main purposes of the mission were to gain a clearer understanding of trade union developments inside Iraq, and to raise key concerns about the reconstruction process with officials of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) and Iraq?s Governing Council.
Statement from Abdullah Muhsin of the IFTU on recent international trade union delegation to Iraq.
The IFTU joined an official Iraqi delegation led by the Minister for Labour and Social Affairs to participate in the 31st conference of the Arab Labour Organization held in Damascus, Syria from 14-21st February 2004.
Statement Condemning Criminal Attacks in Karbala and Baghdad
IFTU statement of condemnation: No to terrorism, No to crime
The Iraqi Federation of Workers
They shall not pass
The Iraqi Federation of workers’ Trade Unions (IFTU) utterly condemns the co-ordinated slaughter of innocent Iraqis on March 2 In Baghdad and Kurbala.
Abdullah Muhsin has recently returned from a two week visit to Iraq with a trade union delegation from the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU), the International Confederation of Arab Trade Unions, the Education International, the International Transport Workers? Federation, the AFL-CIO and the British TUC. Here he speaks to Alex Gordon, a member of the RMT who took part in a delegation of British trade unionists to Iraq in October 2003.