UNISON Scotland International CommitteeUNISON Scotland’s International Committee builds on the trade union movement’s long history of solidarity with other workers around the world. These pages bring news and updates on the Committee’s work. You can also find news and links on our Facebook page.

Sao Paulo Appeal 2019

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Following the Scottish International Committee delegation to Brazil in 2017, we are renewing our Appeal, launched in 2018, to raise £5,000 towards community & trade union resource centre work. Thanks ... Read More

UNISON Scotland Cuba delegation

UNISON Scotland Convener Lilian Macer and Sam Macartney, co-chair of our International Committee, are on a UNISON delegation to Cuba. The delegation from the NEC International Committee is the first ... Read More

Havana Glasgow Film Festival: 7-11 Nov

Havana Glasgow Film Festival: 7-11 Nov
UNISON is once again supporting the Havana Glasgow Film Festival, which runs from 7-11 November. Here’s a trailer for the 2018 festival and here is the programme, which this year ... Read More

UPDATE: Int Cttee Sao Paulo Appeal – Report

UPDATE: Int Cttee Sao Paulo Appeal - Report
(Update below/Powerpoint Presentation/Meeting 23 November, Glasgow, details below.) UNISON Scotland's International Committee thanks all branches and members who contributed generously to our Sao Paulo Appeal 2018. You raised £2,600, which ... Read More

Green UNISON Day – Thurs 13 Sept

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UNISON branches are taking part in Green UNISON Day activities on 13 September. The initiative comes at a crucial time following a summer of growing evidence of the impact of ... Read More

Nae Pasaran – how Scottish workers stood up to dictatorship

Nae Pasaran
A film of the true story of Scottish factory workers who defied the Chilean dictatorship 40 years ago is coming to a showing near you soon. Backed by UNISON's Campaign ... Read More

Take One Action Film Festival 12-23 Sept

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The UK’s leading global change film festival returns next month with a powerful programme exploring women’s empowerment, climate change and social movements across five continents. Take One Action, which is ... Read More

Falkirk divests from bank operating in occupied territories

UNISON Scotland International Committee (Boycott Divestment Campaign): UNISON Scotland International Committee would wish to congratulate Falkirk Council on their decision to divest from the Israeli Bank Hapoalim, but also the ... Read More


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