International

UNISON Scotland International CommitteeUNISON Scotland’s International Committee builds on the trade union movement’s long history of solidarity with other workers around the world. These pages bring news and updates on the Committee’s work. You can also find news and links on our Facebook page.

End Police Scotland role in Colombia

End Police Scotland role in Colombia
#STUC22 Congress condemned the widespread human rights abuses and state atrocities in Colombia. UNISON's emergency motion focused on the role of Police Scotland in training Colombian state security forces. Congress ... Read More

Humanitarian support needed for Afghan refugees

Humanitarian support needed for Afghan refugees
#STUC22 The humanitarian catastrophe in Afghanistan demands urgent action from the UK government, Congress agreed. Delegates called on the Scottish and UK governments to open up safe legal routes for ... Read More

Qatar World Cup to be focus for trade union rights

Qatar World Cup to be focus for trade union rights
#STUC22 Congress voted to join an international trade union campaign during the 2022 World Cup Finals to demand health and safety laws and full trade union rights for migrant workers ... Read More

UNISON Scotland statement on Ukraine

UNISON Scotland statement on Ukraine
At the UNISON Scottish Council held on Sat Apr 2nd the following statement on Ukraine was agreed UNISON Scotland Statement on Ukraine UNISON Scottish Council unreservedly condemn Putin’s invasion of ... Read More

International Committee welcomes Glasgow Climate Dialogues Communiqué

International Committee welcomes Glasgow Climate Dialogues Communiqué
UNISON Scotland’s International Committee today warmly welcomed a strong message from Global South climate leaders for COP26 to deliver climate justice for all. The message and recommendations were published today ... Read More

COP26 Coalition Trade Union Meeting – Briefing for trade unions

COP26 Coalition Trade Union Meeting - Briefing for trade unions
#WeMakeTomorrowis the trade union and workers' mobilisation for climate justice during COP26. It is coordinated by the Trade Union Caucus of the COP26 Coalition. This briefing for trade unions and ... Read More

Take One Action Film Festivals – Sept & Oct 2021

Take One Action Film Festivals - Sept & Oct 2021
UNISON is once again proud to be supporting the inspiring Take One Action Film Festival. This is taking place in a hybrid edition in Edinburgh, Glasgow and online, from 22-26 ... Read More

Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on the current situation in Cuba

Cuba Solidarity Campaign statement on the current situation in Cuba
The Cuba Solidarity Campaign calls on the US government to suspend the blockade of Cuba to allow emergency medical and humanitarian aid into the country in order to ease the ... Read More

 

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