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.

Take One Action Film Festival – 18-29 Sept

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The fantastic Take One Action Film Festival is back for 2019 with a brilliant programme of global change films in Edinburgh and Glasgow in September. Take One Action celebrates the ... Read More

Solidarity with Cuba is vital and can bring success

Lilian Macer
The focus on humanitarian work will go on in Cuba as they celebrate 60 years of the revolution, Lilian Macer, Regional Rep, told delegates, as she spoke about the UNISON ... Read More

Scottish protests against Trump’s visit – Tues 4 June

Scottish protests against Trump's visit - Tues 4 June
Scotland told US President Donald Trump he wasn't welcome here in a range of protests during his visit last year. UNISON members were among the thousands showing their revulsion at ... Read More

President’s Malawi mother and baby appeal

President's Malawi mother and baby appeal
Gordon McKay, UNISON president, has returned from a 5 day trip to Malawi as part of his appeal to improve maternal health in the country. He travelled with Wilma Brown, ... Read More

Scottish Parliament urged to denounce Venezuelan coup attempt

Sam Macartney moved the Venezuela motion at the STUC
The Scottish Venezuela Solidarity Campaign is calling on the Scottish Parliament and progressive parties to denounce the ongoing attempted coup. The full statement issued is copied below. It follows the ... Read More

STUC Conference on Palestine Wed 24 April

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STUC conference on Palestine. 9.30am-4.30pm. Wed 24 April at STUC, 333 Woodlands Road, Glasgow G3 6NG. The morning event, Scottish Trade Union Solidarity with Palestinians, includes ‘voices from Palestine’ and ... Read More

International solidarity at the heart of trade unionism

Sam Macartney
#stuc19 The international section of the Congress agenda saw delegates support action to address oppression and inequality across the world. Bhopal survivors must have justice It called for action to ... Read More

Nae Pasaran – a moving tale of international solidarity

Jane Aitchison
#stuc19 Congress congratulated the East Kilbride Rolls Royce workers, and documentary maker Felipe Bustros Sierra, for the fabulous Nae Pasaran film. The film tells the tale of workers in the 1970s ... Read More


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