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IFJ launches 22nd annual South Asia Press Freedom Report

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Asia Building stronger public education systems in Southeast Asia [Education International] 03-05-2024

Asia IFJ launches 22nd annual South Asia Press Freedom Report [IFJ] 03-05-2024

Asia May Day rallies across Asia demand improved labour rights [Al Jazeera] 01-05-2024

Asia UNI South Asian Professional Women’s Network Launches to Rise Together [UNI] 09-03-2024

Asia / Nepal Challenges faced by street vendors are identical across different countries [GEFONT] 02-03-2024

Asia / Pacific Anthony re-elected as ITUC-AP President, Sharma elected as Chair of the ITUC-AP Women’s Committee and Vateqe retain Ex-Officio position [FijiVillage] 20-12-2023

Asia / Pacific Human, trade union rights situation of education workers disappointing in Asia-Pacific [My Republica] 13-12-2023

Asia / Pacific UNI Tech Organizing Network meets in Seoul at a pivotal moment tech [UNI Global Union] 29-11-2023

Asia Shipbreaking unions plan for entry into force of Hong Kong Convention [IndustriALL] 29-11-2023

Asia East Asia Finance Trade Unions Forum: A new milestone Towards Strengthening Solidarity [UNI] 01-11-2023


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Pacific FIFPRO Player IQ Tech Summit enables Asia/Oceania player associations to enhance development 2024-05-21 [FIFPRO]

Asia Enabling dictatorship and destroying democracy 2024-05-21 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Pacific Strategy alignment and building for the future: FIFPRO Asia/Oceania enjoys productive divisional assembly in Singapore 2024-05-12 [FIFPRO]

IFJ launches 22nd annual South Asia Press Freedom Report 2024-05-03 [IFJ]

Building stronger public education systems in Southeast Asia 2024-05-03 [Education International]

May Day rallies across Asia demand improved labour rights 2024-05-01 [Al Jazeera]

Pacific April 28: remembering the unknown workers 2024-04-26 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Pacific Asia-Pacific regional Exco addresses workers' rights amid escalating challenges 2024-04-19 [IndustriALL]

Pacific UNI partners with ABU to reduce climate impacts of broadcasting 2024-03-22 [UNI Global Union]

Asia Japan’s labor unions win big pay raises for members 2024-03-21 [JT]

UNI South Asian Professional Women’s Network Launches to Rise Together 2024-03-09 [UNI]

Pacific Why FIFPRO Asia/Oceania’s analysis of AFC Champions League can build collaboration with players and clubs 2024-03-02 [FIFPRO]

Nepal Challenges faced by street vendors are identical across different countries 2024-03-02 [GEFONT]

Pacific POSTERS: Secure jobs and better wages for women workers – International Women’s Day 2024 2024-03-02 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

International Women’s Day 2024 posters in 18 languages 2024-03-02 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Korea (South) Doctor Protests in South Korea 2024-02-29 [The New York Times]

Pacific FIFPRO Asia/Oceania analysis of AFC Champions League counts cost of competition for players and clubs 2024-02-24 [PFA]

Asia Philippines ratifies Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work 2024-02-23 [ILO]

  JOB   Public Services International (PSI) is looking for a campaign coordinator in South Asia For more info 2024-02-13 [PSI]

Asia St. Petersburg Police Round Up Thousands of Migrant Workers in New Year's Raids 2024-01-02 [Moscow Times]

Pacific Anthony re-elected as ITUC-AP President, Sharma elected as Chair of the ITUC-AP Women’s Committee and Vateqe retain Ex-Officio position 2023-12-20 [FijiVillage]

Pacific Human, trade union rights situation of education workers disappointing in Asia-Pacific 2023-12-13 [My Republica]

Asia U of T Sociologist Investigates Homecare Workers’ Ability to Navigate Coercive Labour Conditions 2023-12-11 [Education Diary]

Pacific BWI Global Organising Academy consolidates regional team 2023-12-06 [BWI]

Shipbreaking unions plan for entry into force of Hong Kong Convention 2023-11-29 [IndustriALL]

Pacific UNI Tech Organizing Network meets in Seoul at a pivotal moment tech 2023-11-29 [UNI Global Union]

Death, injury and disease: the battle to improve working conditions in South Asia’s shipbreaking yards 2023-11-17 [Equal Times]

Pacific Ahead of COP 28, Asia Pacific holds climate week 2023-11-15 [BWI]

FIFPRO visit players, unions during AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament 2023-11-05 [FIFPRO]

East Asia Finance Trade Unions Forum: A new milestone Towards Strengthening Solidarity 2023-11-01 [UNI]

Asia Thai deaths in Hamas massacre spotlight poor agricultural workers from Asia who toil in Israel’s fields 2023-10-31 [CNN]

How to Make Sense of Our Current Moment? 2023-10-22 [Asian Labour Review]

Street Vendors are workers, too 2023-10-22 [Asian Labour Review / StreetNet]

Pacific Top Asia-Pacific education unionists advocate for increased investment in public education systems and educators, and call for gender equity, and sustainable, democratic and peaceful societies 2023-10-21 [EI]

Japanese and korean perspectives on the issue of forced labor in the asia-pacific war 2023-10-19 [APJJF]

VIDEO Asia VIDEOS: Voices of Women Food Systems Workers in Afghanistan 2023-10-16 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Unions unite for a Just Transition in the Caucasus and Central Asia 2023-10-12 [IndustriALL]

Asia U.S. allies south korean and japan move closer to resolve forced labor feud For more info 2023-10-09 [NPR]

South Asia's all-female health workers fight for recognition 2023-10-09 [Eco-Business]

Pacific Organizing cement workers during challenging economic times in Asia Pacific 2023-10-05 [IndustriALL]

Thailand Building organizing power in South East Asia 2023-09-19 [IndustriALL]

Global Asian trade unionists join call to protect the Amazon 2023-09-05 [BWI]

Gig Workers Rising: Grab Couriers’ Self-Organization in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam 2023-09-04 [Asian Labour Review]

Community Health Workers Unite for Recognition, Rights, and Respect 2023-08-23 [PSI]

Centering Alternative Forms of Labor Organizations 2023-08-21 [Asian Labour Review]

Asia South Asian unions call for urgent media diaspora support 2023-08-15 [IFJ]

Pacific Childcare shortfalls having major impact on gender equality in labour markets across Asia and the Pacific 2023-08-02 [ILO]

Asia IUF members in the Asia-Pacific tell Starbucks: stop rights abuses in the USA, respect the human right of workers to form and join unions 2023-07-31 [IUF Asia/Pacific]

Agreement on establishment of trade union organization of Turkic States signed in Shusha 2023-07-30 [The Daily Trend]

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