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.

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

STUC Demo against Trump’s visit to Scotland

STUC Demo against Trump's visit to Scotland
A coalition of trade unions, political parties, and equality, faith, and campaign groups will hold events in Glasgow and Edinburgh on 13th and 14th of July to coincide with Trump’s ... Read More

Pledge to continue support for workers’ rights in Turkey

Margaret Gallacher
In Turkey if you are a trade unionist you are a target. If you are a Kurd you are a terrorist. If you are a woman you have no right ... Read More

We must all act to end the detention of Palestinian children

Ann Gray
In a powerful and at times emotional debate, Conference condemned the fact that Israel routinely imprisons Palestinian children as young as 12 in in clear breach of the UN Convention ... Read More

Scottish Launch of ‘Cracks in the Wall – Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel’

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Scottish Launch of ‘Cracks in the Wall - Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel’, with Ben White. Organised by UNISON  Scotland and Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Tuesday 26th June, 7pm, Glasgow City ... Read More


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