With the "Trade Unions in Transformation" project, FES aims at shifting the narrative about trade unions: Contrary to conventional wisdom, unions do have agency and power, which comes in different forms and shapes.
Key note speech by Prof. Lucien van der Walt, Rhodes University during the "Strategy Conference on Trade Union Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa 2018"
Short video documentary about FES Africa’s “Strategy Conference on Trade Union Transformation in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The following animated video will explain what a Global Framework Agreement (GFA) is, using the example of the GFA between UNI Global Union and the South African. It is also available in French, Portuguese and Spanish.
The Trade Union Comeptence Centre is the FES’ regional trade union project for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Take a look at our recent and upcoming Events.
The Friedrich Ebert Stiftung's Trade Union Competence Centre for Sub-Saharan Africa (FES TUCC) offers internships of two to four months.
The Global Labour University at the University of the Witwatersrand (GLU Wits) hosted its annual African Trade Union Alumni Conference in November 2018. The conference brought past students and participants of GLU programmes back to the university to present and discuss their latest research work.
The conference was partnered by the FES Trade Union Competence Centre for Sub-Saharan Africa (FES TUCC).