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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...

News | 11 Aug 2021

Climate change will drive a revolution in transport and workers are ready to respond

Transport creates 21% of carbon emissions. Yet 95% of the energy consumed by the sector still comes  from petroleum and other fossil fuels (as of 2015). It’s a...

News | 17 Sep 2019

Global climate strike 20-27 September 2019

Climate strikes: A Statement from the Young Transport workers' committee   Following on from the ITF Congress in October 2018 there has been a renewed call from...