Day: July 23, 2019

Congress celebrates democracy and trade union rights

The 8th EI Congress dedicated the 23rd of July to celebrating democracy and rallying to support and protect it. Guy Ryder of the International Labour Organisation and Maria Ressa of Rappler addressed Congress and offered words of encouragement and solidarity.Read More

Educators stepping up to defend democracy

The second day of the 8th EI World Congress was dedicated to democracy and the ways in which education can support and protect it. The highlight of the day was the launch of “On Education and Democracy: 25 lessons fromRead More

A hands-on guide for educators

Climate change: A hands-on guide for educators Climate change is high on the agenda of EI’s 8th World Congress – now educators have the chance to gear up the fight against the climate crisis from their classroom thanks to aRead More

Indonesian shoe and accessory workers picket for unpaid wages

The employer Kim Seong Rok failed to provide any severance payment for affected workers, and suspended payment of statutory minimum wages from 2013 to 2019. Currently, the Indonesian police have put the South Korean investor under the wanted persons list.Read More