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Unions urge foreign secretary to help stop Saudi beheadings

Unions call on foreign secretary to help stop the imminent execution of 14 pro-democracy activists in Saudi Arabia

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON NEC statement on Syria

UNISON condemns ‘horrific chemical attack’ and ‘any bombing raids by foreign governments which could exacerbate and prolong the conflict’

Article on the UNISON National site.

Union backs 18 June convoy in solidarity with refugees

Union calls on members to take part in or donate goods to convoy travelling to refugee camp in Calais

Article on the UNISON National site.

It is our ‘humanitarian and moral duty’ to act over refugee crisis

UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis speaks at TUC race relations fringe

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Walk the Belfast hills to raise money for Gaza’s children

The UNISON International Solidarity Group and the UNISON Royal Hospital branch are organising the seventh annual Feile Walk on 8 August

Article on the UNISON National site.

UK urged to act before bulldozers enter The Jungle at Calais

UNISON urges members to sign petition calling on UK to accept responsibilities and allow children on their own to come to UK

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

UNISON delegation to Palestine final report

In April 2016 UNISON took a delegation to Palestine and Israel to help develop its work. The delegation included members of the National Executive Council international committee and representatives of regions. This report highlights some of the key issues that were raised by the organisations UNISON met with, and focuses on the occupation, workers rights […]

Media on the UNISON National site.

ACTSA – Swazi briefing – June 2016

ACTSA BRIEFING PAPER: Swaziland’s Downward Spiral. The International Community Must Act Now

Media on the UNISON National site.

Remembering the Holocaust

On Holocaust Memorial Day, light a candle as a sign of remembrance and hope

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

International Calendar 2017

2017 calendar of globally-recognised international days and key days for UNISON. It gives some suggested activities and provides web links to organisations working on particular issues which UNISON supports

Media on the UNISON National site.

Refugee Christmas appeals

Branches and activists have asked for union advice on how they might offer practical solidarity and support

Article on the UNISON National site.

March for the climate, justice and jobs in November

Dave Prentis urges members to march in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast ahead of UN climate change talks

Article on the UNISON National site.

Briefing for activists on Qatar 2022 World Cup

This briefing sets out the plight of migrant workers in Qatar, and shows how UNISON activists can take action to help improve working conditions for migrant workers in the Gulf State

Media on the UNISON National site.

UNISON warns TUC of ‘shady’ international trade agreements

UNISON has again stressed the dangers posed by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) and similar trade agreements

Article on the UNISON National site.

EPSU congress hears warning on global treaties

Delegates at the EPSU congress in Toulouse debated the threat from two global trade treaties currently being negotiated

Article on the UNISON National site.