Articles from Guinea
Leading the profession 21 October 2020
“Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.
Unions and governments have been in conflict since the dawn of time. The mere existence of unions as a force to defend workers’ rights where governments fail to do so in and of itself leads to this conflictual relationship. In Africa, unions have rarely been consulted during the COVID-19 crisis...“Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.
Trade union rights are human rights 19 May 2020
“In Africa, making use of the Ebola epidemic experience to combat coronavirus”, by Kadiatou Bah and Salifou Camara.
Salifou Camara, Kadiatou Bah
Guineans have drawn lessons from Ebola, which has killed more than 2,500 people in our country. The country had neglected the disease when the first cases began in 2013 in a forest region around 900 kilometers from the capital. The first victims were not isolated, which encouraged contamination until an...“In Africa, making use of the Ebola epidemic experience to combat coronavirus”, by Kadiatou Bah and Salifou Camara.
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 October 2019
“Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by Mugwena Maluleke.
African nations actively participated in the development of the Sustainable Development Agenda that acknowledged the centrality of education in the achievement of all other plans for a better world. Like other nations of the world, they committed to the provision of a single, renewed education agenda that is holistic, ambitious...“Higher ambitions for education and copyright in Africa and the world”, by Mugwena Maluleke.
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 1 May 2017
This May Day, why not try solidarity?
As the occasion to celebrate and reaffirm the value and values of trade unions, from which their principles continue to inspire, today must also serve as a lens to carefully examine our societies and institutions.This May Day, why not try solidarity?
Union renewal and development 12 November 2008
Post-primary vocational education in Guinea
Marcel Larocque is the president of the Association of French Speaking Teachers of New Brunswick in Canada. In April 2008, he went to Guinea to evaluate the effects and potential for development of a post-primary education programme organised by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF). He was accompanied by the Canadian...Post-primary vocational education in Guinea
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 13 June 2007
Guinea: Conference looks towards reconstructing democracy
Since 1983, Guinea has been in the midst of a dictatorial regime led by Lansana Conté. In the last four years the level of social conflict and violence has heightened significantly, culminating in a two-month strike, the mobilisation of large sections of the population by the trade union centres and...Guinea: Conference looks towards reconstructing democracy
Trade union rights are human rights 15 May 2007
Guinea: Study documents impact of HIV/AIDS on education
As the number of school-age children grows, so too does the need for teachers, and the need for improving the quality of education. Teachers are key actors in this process, but they are still not being sheltered from the devastating HIV and AIDS pandemic.Guinea: Study documents impact of HIV/AIDS on education
Union growth 23 January 2007
Guinea: EI condemns killing of demonstrators
EI joins the call of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in condemning the recent killing of civilians and detention of top union leaders by the Guinean government.Guinea: EI condemns killing of demonstrators
Trade union rights are human rights 27 June 2006
Guinea: EI condemns gross violations of trade union rights
EI issued a letter dated 27 June to the State Minister of Guinea, Fodé Bangoura, condemning the death threat made to SLECG General Secretary, Louis Mbemba Soumah, nor the minister's vow on 12 June to "crush trade unionists".Guinea: EI condemns gross violations of trade union rights