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  • ITF Nairobi Bus Rapid Transit Report

      GLI Manchester is pleased to announce that the Nairobi Bus Rapid Transit Report is now available to view and download. This report assesses the potential impact of the introduction of Bus Rapid Transit on the workforce of Nairobi’s informal transport (‘matatu’) industry, and seeks to encourage the active engagement of matatu workers’ representatives in […]

  • FILM: “The Power of Informal Transport Workers”

    GLI Manchester is pleased to announce that our new short film, “The Power of Informal Transport Workers“, is now available to watch online. “The Power of Informal Transport Workers” shows how informal transport workers across the world are organising in trade unions to fight back against precarious and dangerous working conditions. Produced as part of […]

  • International Summer School 2016

    Video produced by the ISS16 Summer School Commission  The fifth GLI International Summer School took place from 4th – 8th July, 2016, at Northern College in Barnsley, UK. The School brought together trade union activists from across the world to address the broad question “what are, and what should be the politics of the international […]

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Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED): Facing up to the Failure of Carbon Markets

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  Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) has published a new working paper, “Carbon Markets After Paris: Trading in Trouble”, which takes a critical look at carbon markets and emissions trading schemes (ETSs), and concludes that these neoliberal policies have “failed both workers and climate”. The policy of “putting a price on carbon” has been […]

Global Labour University (GLU) offers online course on “Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy” & Masters’ Programmes open for application

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Online Course on “Workers´ Rights in a Global Economy” Starting on 3 March 2016, The Global Labour University will be offering a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy” (watch trailer above). This online course connects union members and labour activists from around the world on the interactive platform iversity […]