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ITF Asia Pacific

Solidarity with transport unions in Asia Pacific

The ITF in Asia Pacific represents 1.1 million transport workers through its affiliates – the largest transport union membership outside of Europe. It covers 30 countries.

Our objectives are to: 

  • expand trade union membership
  • promote and conduct trade union education
  • strengthen the capacity of transport unions for solidarity
  • address HIV/AIDS-related issues 
  • promote gender activities and youth participation in ITF at all levels

We have offices in Delhi, Sydney and Tokyo. Delhi is the liaison office for India. The Sydney office is our base for the South Pacific (including Timor-Leste). The Tokyo office is our base for East Asia.

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ITF Asia Pacific News

News | 09 Jul 2019

Thai union takes big step to building aviation workers’ power

Members of the Wingspan Workers' Union (WWU) have voted to admit workers from any aviation company across Thailand, not just those working for Wingspan. This is a...

News | 09 Jul 2019 Press Release

ITF calls on Sri Lankan government to release Ukrainian seafarer after three years of detention

“For over three years, Gennadiy Gavrylov has been stranded in Sri Lanka desperate to go home, while Sri Lankan authorities refuse to grant him permission to leave...

News | 26 Jun 2019

ILO renews social contract with centenary declaration

ITF general secretary Stephen Cotton has delivered a clear message to the International Labour Organisation (ILO): now is the time to assert authority as the...

News | 22 Jun 2019

ITF hails historic convention

The first ever international standard on violence and harassment in the world of work has been adopted at the centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) of the...

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