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Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV)

  • Outcome of the meeting

    Tripartite Meeting on Convention n°87 in relation to the right to strike

    Tripartite Meeting on the Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise Convention, 1948 (No. 87) in relation to the right to strike and the modalities and practices of strike action at national level.

  • Comment

    Thank you Greece

    Comment by Maria Helena ANDRE, Director of ILO Bureau for Workers'Activities (ACTRAV)

  • Interview

    Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC: What challenges for Unions in 2015?

    In 2015, the international trade union movement will face several challenges. Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), expresses her views on these challenges -- in particular the right to strike and Global Supply Chains that will be discussed at the ILO in 2015 and 2016.

Key resources

  1. Newsletter

    ACTRAV INFO: February 2015

    27 February 2015

    ACTRAV INFO, A monthly newsletter produced by the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV), No. 47, February 2015.

  2. Publication

    Trade Union Manual on Export Processing Zones

    17 November 2014

    The ILO Bureau for Workers ‘Activities (ACTRAV) launched a new publication on Export processing zones (EPZ). The manual for Trade Unions responds to two challenges: Engaging in the policy debate with governments on EPZ policy and organizing workers.

  3. International Journal of Labour Research

    The Challenge of Inequality

    23 June 2014

    This issue of the International Journal of Labour Research addresses one of the central challenges of our times: that of overcoming growing inequalities in our societies. This trend, now well-recognized, is worrying not only for its economic impact, but as importantly because it threatens the very social fabric of our societies and may in time become a threat to democracy itself.


  1. Council of Europe

    Recommit to social dialogue in Europe, says ILO Director-General

    28 January 2015

  2. World Employment and Social Outlook - Trends 2015

    The report in short: World Employment & Social Outlook Trends 2015

    20 January 2015

  3. World AIDS Day

    Olympic Gold Medallist Greg Louganis marks World AIDS Day 2014

    01 December 2014