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.

Davena brings greetings from TUC Women’s Committee

Davena Rankin
UNISON’s Davena Rankin brought greetings from the TUC Women’s Committee, standing in from Chair, Philipa Harvey who was unable to attend. Davena promised not to say much about Brexit but ... Read More

Glasgow protest: Free all Catalan Political Prisoners – October 26

Glasgow protest: Free all Catalan Political Prisoners - October 26
Catalan Defence Committee Scotland are organising a demonstration on Saturday (October 26) against Spanish state repression and to demand the release of the political leaders sentenced on Monday. UNISON has ... Read More

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


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