Project Areas

Trade Unions
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Trade Unions

Trade unions have been facing rapid globalisation with markets dominated by multinational enterprises and neo-liberal economic policies since the 1990s. more

Enhancing Social Dialogue in MNCs
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Enhancing Social Dialogue in MNCs

Multinational corporations from the countries of the North, but also from the countries of the South (China, India, Brazil, South Africa, Turkey, Morocco, etc.). more

Data collection / Strategic Corporate Research
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Data collection / Strategic Corporate Research

Almost all activities of the FES TU Competence Centre for Sub Sahara Africa are in need of intense background research. Hence, we work together with the Cape Town based Labour Research Service (LRS). more

Southern African Energy Network (SAEN)
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Southern African Energy Network (SAEN)

The Southern African Energy Network (SEAN) consists of 11 trade unions from SADC countries that organize in the energy sector. more

Global Labour University (GLU)
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Global Labour University (GLU)

Neoliberal globalisation has had devastating consequences in Africa and other parts of the global South. The opening up of markets affected nascent domestic industries as they could not compete against inflows of cheap goods. more

GUF Programme
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GUF Programme

The Trade Union Competence Centre (TUCC) also advises on all activities the FES country offices in Sub-Saharan Africa are conducting as part of FES’s “International Trade Union Policy Programmes” in collaboration with the Global Union Federations (GUFs). more

Economic, social and environmental challenges
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Economic, social and environmental challenges

Trade unions are important actors not only with regard to issues relating to the quality of work itself (across different countries). more

FES Trade Union Competence Centre

34, Bompas Road
Dunkeld West
Johannesburg

+27-11 341 0270
+27-11 341 0271
info(at)fes-southafrica.org

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