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ITF Seafarers Criminalisation Toolkit

Criminalisation is one of the most serious problems facing seafarers today. When there has been a maritime accident, or a pollution infringement, seafarers have often been detained and denied access
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Istanbul Accord on Union Organising in the Metro Sector

On 28-29 November 2023, trade unions of workers in metro systems around the world have met in Istanbul, Türkiye. Representing workers from Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, the Arab World and
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Just transition for transport pledge

On the eve of COP28, the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF), respectively representing over 3.5 million road transport operators and 18
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Invest In Public Transport. Invest In Our Future.

This statement has been agreed by organisations representing leaders of some of the largest cities, international climate initiatives, transport authorities and operators, supply-chain businesses
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Research Paper: Abidjan Bus Rapid Transit and Metro

This is the report of research commissioned by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) from the Global Labour Institute (GLI) in Manchester, UK and Université Alassane Ouattara (Côte d
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Seafarers' Bulletin 2023

This issue of Seafarers’ bulletin marks the 75th anniversary of the ITF’s campaign against flags of convenience. Thanks to our efforts, this discredited system is firmly on the international agenda
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COP28: Climate justice, worker justice.

This report examines what is at stake for transport workers at COP28. Transport unions are taking demands for investment in sustainable transport, just transition and emissions reductions to
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What young workers want from transport

We know that young workers will face the long-term impacts of climate change, conflict and economic uncertainty. Analysing the voices of young workers 18 to 35 in the ITF Global Poll, this report