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  1. Union renewal and development 20 November 2006

    Annual meeting of the heads of EI and PSI

    Heads of both main Global Unions representing public employees, Education International and Public Services International, will meet on 21 November in Brussels, Belgium to discuss their co-operation and common agenda.

    Annual meeting of the heads of EI and PSI
  2. Union renewal and development 16 November 2006

    Outcomes of the 27th EI Executive Board Meeting

    Already the largest of the global union federations, Education International continues to grow stronger. EI now comprises 384 member unions in 169 countries and territories. Together, they represent more than 30 million teachers and education workers across the world!

    Outcomes of the 27th EI Executive Board Meeting
  3. Union renewal and development 3 November 2006

    Education International welcomes ITUC

    Education International welcomes the creation of the new global trade union centre, the ITUC (International Trade Union Confederation). The unification of the ICFTU and WCL with eight trade union centres previously affiliated to neither is a historic step by unions to meet future challenges.

    Education International welcomes ITUC
  4. Union renewal and development 1 November 2006

    Speech by Fred van Leeuwen, EI General Secretary and Chair of the Conference of the Global Union Federations at the founding congress of the ITUC in Vienna, Austria

    Below is the speech made by EI General Secretary and Chair of the Conference of the Global Union Federations at the founding congress of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) currently being held in Vienna, Austria.

    Speech by Fred van Leeuwen, EI General Secretary and Chair of the Conference of the Global Union Federations at the founding congress of the ITUC in Vienna, Austria
  5. Union renewal and development 31 October 2006

    Meeting of the EI Pan-European Committee and ETUCE Executive Board

    The EI Pan-European Committee and the ETUCE Executive Board are meeting in Brussels, Belgium from 30-31 October. An item featured high on the list of the agenda of this meeting is the forthcoming EI Pan-European Conference to be held in Luxemburg from 4-6 December.

    Meeting of the EI Pan-European Committee and ETUCE Executive Board
  6. Union renewal and development 31 October 2006

    Speech by Fred van Leeuwen, EI General Secretary and Chair of the Conference of the Global Union Federations at the 19th ICFTU Congress in Vienna, Austria

    Below is the speech made by EI General Secretary and Chair of the Conference of the Global Union Federations at the 19th Congress of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) which is currently being held in Vienna, Austria.

    Speech by Fred van Leeuwen, EI General Secretary and Chair of the Conference of the Global Union Federations at the 19th ICFTU Congress in Vienna, Austria
  7. Union renewal and development 31 October 2006

    A new trade union international will be born on 1 November!

    Following the dissolution of the World Confederation of Labour (WCL) and the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) on 31 October, a new trade union international, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) will be born on 1 November in Vienna, Austria!

    A new trade union international will be born on 1 November!
  8. Union renewal and development 31 October 2006

    The EI Executive Board met in Brussels from 25-27 October

    The EI Executive Board met in Brussels, Belgium, from 25-27 October and several decisions regarding the various working areas and policies of the organisation as well as the forthcoming 2007 World Congress were made.

    The EI Executive Board met in Brussels from 25-27 October
  9. Union renewal and development 13 September 2006

    Asia-Pacific affiliates strengthen ties

    About 300 representatives of EI member organisations from 27 countries of the Asia Pacific came together in Jakarta this week for their triennial regional meeting.

    Asia-Pacific affiliates strengthen ties
  10. Union renewal and development 17 July 2006

    EI 5th World Congress: Information about Congress assistance, the Albert Shanker Education Award and the Mary Hatwood Futrell Human and Trade Union Rights Award

    EI is pleased to announce that the 5th EI World Congress will take place in Berlin, Germany, from 22 to 26 July 2007. In the coming weeks, member organisations will receive information about congress participation, a nomination form for each of the two EI awards, as well as a congress...

    EI 5th World Congress: Information about Congress assistance, the Albert Shanker Education Award and the Mary Hatwood Futrell Human and Trade Union Rights Award
  11. Union renewal and development 7 July 2006

    New appointments at EI

    There are several new appointments at EI since May this year.

    New appointments at EI
  12. Union renewal and development 17 May 2006

    EI and Action Aid International reaffirm relations and co-operation

    From 6-8 March, 40 representatives from both Education International (EI) and Action Aid International (AAI) met in Johannesburg, South Africa in a meeting to discuss mutual co-operation on various issues and reaffirm their strong relations. The meeting was opened by EI President Thulas Nxesi.

    EI and Action Aid International reaffirm relations and co-operation
  13. Union renewal and development 4 May 2006

    Annual Report 2005 now available on CD-rom!

    The CD-rom includes information on all activities carried out by EI in 2005 to reach the objectives adopted at the EI World Congress:

    Annual Report 2005 now available on CD-rom!
  14. Union renewal and development 29 March 2006

    Second EI Research Network meeting

    The EI Research Network is holding its second meeting in Brussels from 29-30 March. The network comprises research officers from EI affiliates.

    Second EI Research Network meeting
  15. Union renewal and development 9 February 2006

    WCT votes to join with EI

    Meeting in the historic city of Sevilla, Spain, last week, the World Confederation of Teachers (WCT) approved the agreement negotiated by the two Executive Boards to join with EI in a new integrated structure.

    WCT votes to join with EI
  16. Union renewal and development 6 February 2006

    Worlds of Education No 17 (Jan-Feb 2006) now available

    The Jan/Feb 2006 issue of Worlds of Education, Education International’s bi-monthly magazine, is now available.

    Worlds of Education No 17 (Jan-Feb 2006) now available