IFWEA Executive Member Claus Larsen-Jensen appointed EU-Reform Group Chairman

IFWEA Executive Member Claus Larsen-Jensen appointed EU-Reform Group Chairman

The Danish Parliament European Affairs Committee has appointed IFWEA Executive member Claus Larsen-Jensen, who is FIC President, a former MP and MEP (Social Democrat), and Chairman for the European Committee, to be the Chairman in the EU-Reform Group. 2 October 2020 marked 50 years since a majority of the Danish population voted in a referendum…

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STUDY CIRCLE REPORT

STUDY CIRCLE REPORT

In the second half of 2020, IFWEA is co-ordinating organisations from eight countries in a series of online Study Circles focusing on the ratification of the ILO Convention 190 (C190), Violence and Harassment at Work. To find out which organisations are involved and the objectives, please click here What is ILO Convention 190 (C190)? A historic new Convention, which…

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WORKER EDUCATOR MEL DOYLE FROM WEA

WORKER EDUCATOR MEL DOYLE FROM WEA

Mel Doyle, who has died aged 73 from a progressively degenerative illness, was deputy general secretary of the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) in the UK, from 1993 until his retirement in 2004. WEA is dedicated to bringing adult education into the heart of communities, especially to people with disadvantages in life.  Doyle, joined as a…

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ABF Belarus joins IFWEA

ABF Belarus joins IFWEA

IFWEA welcomes latest affiliate ABF Belarus. The goals of ABF are: The popularisation of modern popular education among young people and adults in the Republic of Belarus. Carrying out informational, educational and enlightening activities. Support of intellectual, personal and physical development initiatives. Actualisation and discussions of ways to solve the problems of different social groups…

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The Nigeria Labour Congress and online learning

The Nigeria Labour Congress and online learning

Muttaqa Yusha’u currently heads the Education and Training department of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).  As head of department, he co-ordinates the NLC education programmes, which are structured into the national Rain and Harmattan schools. The two schools were named based on Nigeria’s weather patterns (rain and harmattan seasons). There are also state-level schools which…

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