Jennings on “Americas at Risk”

UNI Global Union: #StandwithLula UNI Global Union: #StandwithLula UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings and UNI Americas Regional Secretary, Adriana Rosenzvaig visited Brazil recently, culminating in an in-depth meeting with former Brazilian President Lula da Silva. Jennings and Rosenzvaig were in Brazil at the request of the Brazilian affiliates. The Brazilian affiliates had expressed…

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Colombian government and Farc sign historic agreement that formally brings end to 52 years of armed conflict

After 52 long years of war, Colombia finally has peace. UNI Global Union welcomes the  historic signing of the agreement by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the leader of Farc, Timoleon Jimenez. After 4 years of peace talks in Cuba between the Colombian government and Farc, the 5-decade long conflict has come to a close. Colombia…

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Free Bro. Han Sang-Kyun

UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings says the global labour movement is united in its campaign to free Bro. Han Sang—Kyun from prison in South Korea after visiting the KCTU President this week. Speaking outside the Seoul Detention Centre following his meeting with Bro. Han, Jennings said, “This man deserves international support and we…

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COP21 undermined by the world’s most secret trade deal

TiSA – the Trade in Services Agreement is the world’s most secretly negotiated trade agreement. New leaks, published yesterday by Greenpeace Netherlands once again confirm that TiSA, if signed, will tie the hands of our elected policy makers, disregard the COP21 and damage democracy UNI General Secretary, Philip Jennings comments: “These new leaks prove that…

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