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News | 23 Sep 2022

People not profit – Young transport workers join the fight for climate justice

The ITF is standing behind the Fridays for Future strike, taking place on 23 September. More than 677 actions in 404 cities will take place as young people call for...

News | 09 Sep 2022

World’s largest cities back call on public transport and labour rights

Thirty-eight of the world’s largest cities have come together to demand that G20 governments take action on the most pressing challenges facing the world in 2022....

News | 29 Jul 2022

ITF hails new international human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment

In a landmark vote, the United Nations General Assembly has recognised a new human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment. This decision, taken at an...

News | 18 Nov 2021

Transport workers demand governments get climate action back on track after COP26

COP26 has made one thing clear: the struggle of trade unions globally for climate justice is more important than ever after the Glasgow climate conference fell...

News | 10 Nov 2021 Press Release

UN Global Compact and shipping industry confirm formation of ‘people-centred’ Task Force to ensure Just Transition to net-zero

Glasgow, 10 November 2021 – In a landmark moment for maritime workers the formation of a Just Transition Maritime Task Force has been agreed to drive...

News | 05 Nov 2021

Transport workers and their unions are showing up at COP: We demand climate action and decent work

The COP26 Summit is underway in Glasgow and trade unionists and activists are in the thick of the proceedings. This week is our opportunity to drive home the...

News | 05 Nov 2021 Press Release

Global Maritime Forum backs ITF just transition plan in new employer-union climate alliance

A clear, common purpose is emerging in the shipping industry for stronger action on climate change ahead of COP26 in Glasgow this week. The Global Maritime Forum...

News | 20 Sep 2021 Press Release

‘Be ambitious, but be positive’: new union voice delivers UN Global Compact climate message

A newly-appointed labour representative on the board of the United Nations Global Compact has delivered a positive message on the benefits of tackling climate...