The Welfare Conference 2010 – Our Welfare Policies – is held at the Oslo Congress Centre 13-14 September 2010.
Resolution adopted at The International Transport Federation (ITF) 42nd Congress, meeting in Mexico City from 5-12 August 2010.
Contribution made at the ITF Climate Change conference in Mexico 4 August 2010. Asbjørn Wahl, Adviser, Norwegian Union of Municipal and General Employees.
At the ESF2010 The Campaign for the Welfare State held several seminars. One of them was on the topic of New Public Management and the Corporate Interests behind it. Here you can download the presentation made by Helene Bank.
The processes which started with the first World Social Forum in Porto Alegre in Brazil in January 2001 injected new energy into the broad left. After twenty years of neo-liberal globalisation, set-backs, pessimism and demobilisation on the left in many countries and areas, the social forums created new enthusiasm, new working methods, new mobilisations and new inspiration for hundreds of thousands of people.
Statement on the political and social consequences of the economic crisis in Europe and the need for trade unions and other social forces to respond. 10. June 2010
Our world is not for sale» (OWINS) network statement. «A call to unite and confront the converging global crises of our times, replace the trade and investment pacts and related juggernauts of the corporate-driven global economy, and start building a sustainable economic future together.
Could the trade union movement benefit from measures to tackle climate change? By Asbjørn Wahl, National co-ordinator, Campain for the Welfare State
The Executive Committee of the European Trade Union Confederation expresses its outrage at the continued killings of trade unionists in Colombia where at least ten trade unionists were assassinated over the last eight weeks. It reiterates its opposition to ongoing negotiations between the European Union and the governments of Colombia and Peru aimed at concluding bilateral trade agreements.