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  1. Trade union rights are human rights 12 May 2020

    Vanuatu: Teacher union steps up relief efforts to communities amidst COVID-19 and natural disasters

    Confronted with three major crises - COVID-19, a tropical cyclone, and a volcanic eruption - Vanuatu’s education union is doing their best to ensure the health and safety of educators, students, and their communities. They do this by continuing to provide education of the best possible quality and bringing relief...

    Vanuatu: Teacher union steps up relief efforts to communities amidst COVID-19 and natural disasters
  2. Climate action and literacy 9 January 2020

    Australia: trade unions mobilise in the national bushfire crisis

    Education International commends the Australian Council of Trade Unions for its prompt reaction to help communities affected by the raging bushfires and its call for donation and/or volunteering.

    Australia: trade unions mobilise in the national bushfire crisis
  3. Union growth 21 October 2019

    Haiti: reopening schools despite the dire situation is essential

    While Haiti’s political, economic and social situation has been deteriorating for months, recent weeks have been truly terrible, to the point that schools are now closed - a dramatic development given that without education, there can be no national development.

    Haiti: reopening schools despite the dire situation is essential
  4. Union growth 10 January 2018

    Iraq: Union continues support for region devastated by earthquake

    The Kurdistan Teachers’ Union in Iraq was quick to support colleagues and the education system in eastern and southern Iraq after its devastation by an earthquake late last year.

    Iraq: Union continues support for region devastated by earthquake
  5. Trade union rights are human rights 12 June 2017

    Education unions work to ensure a child’s place is in school, not at work

    This year’s World Day Against Child Labour has focused efforts on the fallout of conflicts and disasters, and how they are catalysts for pushing millions of children into labour or into the hands of traffickers.

    Education unions work to ensure a child’s place is in school, not at work
  6. Union renewal and development 25 April 2006

    Indonesia: Launch of the Tsunami Skills Development and Vocational Training project in the Aceh province

    As part of the Global Unions Tsunami Solidarity (GUTS) programme, co-operating partners including EI launched the Tsunami Skills Development and Vocational Training project in the Aceh province in Indonesia. A Manpower Training Centre was set up in this area most affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami, and the centre aims...

    Indonesia: Launch of the Tsunami Skills Development and Vocational Training project in the Aceh province
  7. Union renewal and development 24 April 2006

    EI Tsunami Rehabilitation Programme: first fully furbished school completed in Indonesia

    As part of EI's Tsunami Rehabilitation Programme in partnership with NOVIB (Oxfam Netherlands) to restore education back in the areas affected by the Indian Ocean tsunami in Dec 2004, the first school has been reconstructed and refurbished.

    EI Tsunami Rehabilitation Programme: first fully furbished school completed in Indonesia