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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 | 16 Mar 2022 Press Release

The worker’s voice ensures a more practical approach in tackling climate change — new report

Employers and governments are putting too much emphasis on technology to tackle climate change and not enough on workers, new research from the International...

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...

Page | 15 Oct 2021

Webinar: ITF Sustainable Shipping Policy Launch and Industry Roundtable

Where do seafarers fit into a sustainable shipping future? Free Online Event: Friday 29 October 2021 • 08.00 EDT / 13.00 BST / 14.00 CEST / 17.30 IST / 20.00...

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...

News | 09 Sep 2021

Victories for public transport workers at ILO – but much work ahead

The ILO technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services brought together governments, employer and unions to discuss...

News | 30 Aug 2021

Public transport workers to set new agenda at International Labour Organization

An ILO technical meeting on the future of decent and sustainable work in urban transport services is taking place this week, with some delegates travelling to...