IFWEA Global Knowledge
Community News

Celebrating 10 Years of YGAP

IFWEA’s unique Youth Globalisation Awareness Programme (YGAP) turns ten in 2021. Each year, young staff members drawn from IFWEA affiliates or associated labour organisations have come to Cape Town, South Africa

Read More

C.190 WhatsApp group: ZCIEA

IFWEA E-Learning Developer Melanie Julie spoke to Dennis Maluwa from Zciea Zimbabwe who is part of the C.190 Study Circles. He started a C.190 Awareness WhatsApp group for educational and communication purposes.

Read More

Building digital skills, step by step

Fatou Diouf is a Project Coordinator with Public Services International (PSI), the global union federation of workers in public services. She speaks about the IFWEA course she is enjoying.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More
STREETNET STORY PIC

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More