International

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.

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

BDS
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

Palestine Alliance demo Sat 19 May, Glasgow

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UNISON Scotland Depute Convener Stephen Smellie will speak at this Palestine Alliance demonstration condemning the brutal massacre of Palestinian protesters in Gaza. Please help spread the word. Assemble 11.30am Saturday ... Read More

UNISON Scotland Auschwitz tour to remember Holocaust heroine

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UNISON activists are embarking on a study tour to Auschwitz on Wednesday (25 April) to raise awareness of the atrocities of the Holocaust and also to honour Jane Haining – ... Read More

 

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