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UALE Hosts First Virtual Conference

U.S.- and Canadian-based comrades from the United Association for Labor Education (UALE) held their biennial conference from May 24-27, 2021 with over 200 participants joining from around the globe given the online format. Mary Bellman, UALE President, reflects on the event.

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Innovations in Online Teaching

At the 2021 United Association for Labor Education (UALE) Conference in May this year, the closing plenary was titled Innovations in Online Teaching: A Global Perspective and focused on how, prior to the Covid-19 pandemic,  two organisations used online teaching to further workers’ rights.

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Women’s Leadership Course for 2021

The Global Women’s Leadership Course is a sixteen-hour course approved and certified by the IFWEA Online Academy. The course for 2021 is currently underway, with over 30 participants drawn from six countries – Zimbabwe, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bolivia, India and Venezuela.

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StreetNet talks to FIWON

IFWEA affiliate StreetNet talks to Gbenga Komolafe, General Secretary of the  Federation of Informal Workers Organisation of Nigeria (FIWON) on their membership of over 700 community-based associations of informal economy workers from 27 Nigerian states.

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IFWEA Operational Plan 2021

IFWEA has released its Operational Plan for 2021, with a full programme of study circles, online training, education courses, research, and promotion of digital awareness and skills.

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From the IFWEA General Secretary

The turbulent circumstances of 2020 were unprecedented. As Covid-19 became a global reality, especially when borders started shutting down and restrictions on movement and travel were imposed, we thought that much of our programme may have to change.

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