Side event at COP17: Unions on the Road: from Durban to Rio

Place: Durban, South Africa

Dates: December 5, 2011

Anabella Rosemberg and Sharan Burrow, International Trade Union Confederation; Laura Martin Murillo, Sustainlabour; Zwalenzima Vavi, General Secretary of COSATU, and Carmen Foro, Environmental Secretary, CUT Brazil call for renewed action and mobilization toward Rio + 20.


Side event organized by Sustainlabour and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) in the World of Work Pavilion (WoW).

Issues discussed:

  • The state of negotiations
  • Advancing on pro-jobs and social protection agenda
  • The Madrid Dialogue outcomes
  • Decisive mobilization after Durban
  • Doubling our efforts calling on governments to act on sustainable development goals

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