International Seminar 2019

27 September 2019 10:00am–3:30pm

UNISON Centre, 130 Euston Road,. London NW1 2AY

‘International solidarity is not an act of charity: It is an act of unity between allies fighting on different terrains toward the same objective. The foremost of these objectives is to aid the development of humanity to the highest level possible.’
Samora Machel


UNISON’s Eastern, South East and London regions are teaming up for 2019’s International Seminar.

We’ve got a packed day including speeches from US union organiser Stephen Lerner, UNISON head of international relations Nick Crook and UNISON assistant general secretary Roger McKenzie.

Speakers from Extinction Rebellion and the Palestine Solidarity Campaign will run sessions and there’ll be a panel discussion on the latest developments in South America including¬†Joabe Cavalcanti (former trade union leader, Brazil Solidarity Initiative),¬†Nick MacWilliam (Justice for Colombia trade union officer), Louise Richards (Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group trade union and communications co-ordinator) and John Perry (Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign Action Group), as well as speakers from Cuba Solidarity Campaign and Venezuela Solidarity Campaign.

Please contact your branch about paying the £20 delegates fee and your travel expenses.

For more information and to register, please contact Theresa Jones or Nalin Cooke.

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