NEPAL: Goma Pandey

Why did you attend YGAP, and what was your experience? मैले वाइग्यापमा विभिन्न कामदारहरmको अवस्था, अवसर चुनौती र समस्याको समधानका बारेमा सिक्न र विभिन्न देशका ट्रेड युनियन कर्मीहरmको बारेमा जानकारी लिन सहभागिता लिएकी हूँ । मैले आशा गरेका सम्पूर्ण बिषयमा राम्रो जानकारी पाएँ , नयाँ साथीहरm बनाउने मौका पाए , साथै स्टडी सर्कलको बिस्तृत जानकारी…

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PAKISTAN – Gender Equity for Trade Unions by Labour Education Foundation (LEF) designed by Director Khalid Mahmood – facilitated by educators Shahnaz Iqbal and Nosheen Amjad

  Introduction This capacity building training was 3 days over 3 weeks, and was attended by 23 trade union members (15 men, 8 women) from 12 different organisations in Lahore. The course started with an introduction to LEF, IFWEA and the Online Labour Academy (OLA) and the worker education projects that took place in 2012…

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IFWEA WELCOMES NEW AFFILIATES INAESIN, SUNDERBY FOLKHÖGSKOLA AND ZCIEA

The global knowledge community of worker educators announces our new affiliates joining us this year. INAESIN is the Instituto de Altos Estudios Sindicales in Venezuela – the institute of higher education in trade union studies. Since 1978 they have been developing in trade union education and training. Join them on Facebook here, and explore their website…

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GLOBAL – UK:  IN COMMEMORATION OF RODNEY BICKERSTAFFE by Sahra Ryklief

“Not every union leader can say they were loved. But Rodney was loved by everyone.” Trades Union Congress (TUC)  General Secretary Frances O’Grady. Rodney Bickerstaffe died on 3rd October 2017. He served many years as President of the Global Network, a network of labour rights civil society organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America, aimed at…

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ZIMBABWE – FOUNDATION SKILLS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE PROGRAMME by PATSIME TRUST  “WORKER ACTIVISM THROUGH THE USE OF THEATRE WITHIN THE WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT”

  The course was designed by Patsimeredu Edutainment Trust and facilitated by Jasen  Mphepo with  22 participants  – 11 male and 11 female –   representing three workers unions which are  Zimbabwe Domestic and Allied Workers Union [ZDAWU],  Zimbabwe  Chamber of Informal  Economy Associations [ZCIEA] and the Commercial Workers Union in Zimbabwe [CWUZ]. The programme was…

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WATCH VIDEO: INDIA FOUNDATION SKILLS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE (FSSC) CERTIFICATE PROGRAMME Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) Women’s Leadership Course 

SEWA’s Indian Academy for Self Employed Women (IASEW) rolled out the Women’s Leadership course in India during 2017. “Learning the online platform was new to all so excitement was high”, said Director of IASEW and IFWEA Vice President Namrata Bali  many of the participants so there was a lot of excitement. Learning exchanges took place…

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GLOBAL – SOUTH AFRICA: 6th ANNUAL  YOUTH GLOBALISATION AWARENESS PROGRAMME (YGAP)

  IFWEA’s 6th annual YGAP programme took place during October. The programme is run by the IFWEA Secretariat based at Community House in Cape Town. This year the young worker educators came from organisations based  in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Colombia, Venezuela, Cambodia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sweden and Finland. YGAP includes course work done by participants on…

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