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IFWEA is building a global knowledge community. We facilitate global co-operation between worker educators so as to advance the frontiers of knowledge, education methodology and practice. Our beneficiaries are democratic worker organisations promoting freedom, justice and equality for all.
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Latest Affiliate News
▷ GLOBAL – CAMBODIA
Educator Profile: Samphous Von
Samphous Von is President of the Cambodian Domestic Workers’ Network at our affiliate Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Associations (IDEA) She attended IFWEA’s Youth Globalisation Awareness Programme – YGAP in 2017. In this article she reflects on organising informal workers.
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▷ GLOBAL – PHILIPPINES
Educator Profile: Jennifer Albano
Jennifer Albano (pictured above – middle) is the Executive Director of LEARN, a labour and political activist .She talks about workers’ education and the strategy of including informal economy associations in labour movement activity
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▷ USA – ‘Open The Government! “No!” To Slave Labor!’ By Michael Merrill
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The Global Labour University (GLU) – a network of trade unions, universities, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the ILO – invites trade unionists and labour activists to apply for its Masters’ Programmes in Germany, India and the USA. For details, click on the links below…
Application deadline: 1 February 2019. Contact: email@example.com.
Application deadline only applicable to non-Indians (foreign students), who can apply for a scholarship by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
Application deadline: 1 March 2019. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
▶️Master of Arts (MA) in “Labour Policies and Globalisation” at the Berlin School of Economics and Law/the University of Kassel in Germany. Application deadline: 1 March 2019. Contact: email@example.com
▷ GLOBAL – IFWEA 2018 ACTIVITY REPORT by General Secretary (GS) Sahra Ryklief and Secretariat Team
from the report by the GS:
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Sibailly’s Maximilien Douhouré shares his journey from telecommunications engineer, to working across Africa and the globe. ▶️ read the profile
GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA: YGAP 2018 theme: “Popular Not Populist – Make Your Voices Heard” The programme took place in Cape Town from 4th to 27th October 2018 – participants came from Bolivia, Cambodia, Cameroon, Finland, Ghana, India, South Africa, Sweden, Turkey, Uganda, USA, Zimbabwe. ▶️ Check out: our photo and video updates of activities during the programme on the YGAP 2018 Page ▶️ View: information about the programme and facilitators who took part here ▶️ Watch: the multi-media “Postcards” produced by YGAP 2018 groups chronicling their experience on IFWEA’s You Tube channel ▶️ Read: YGAP 2018 REFLECTIONS from UNI Africa’s Elisabeth Neh Zama and Jane Katusabe
Taking place in Berlin, Germany , from 27 – 29 March 2019 Deadline for abstracts: 15 November 2018 GLU wants to invite labour activists and academics to contribute to the global discourse on what kinds of new global rules are necessary, what role the ILO is expected to play in a system of global governance, and how we can strengthen international labour solidarity to obtain the rules needed. click here to read more
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