UNISON ‘will be the voice of the Global South’ at Cop26 talks

UNISON will be the voice of the Global South at the upcoming Cop26 talks in Glasgow, Eastern region’s international seminar heard today. After a predictably bumpy start with the technology, UNISON international officer Nick Crook opened the online seminar with an overview of the union’s priorities in the international arena, pointing out that global inequalities […]

International solidarity will be key to breaking the blockade of Cuba

With a new man in the White House, Cuba has a real opportunity to ease the 60-year US economic blockade on the island, but it will take more international solidarity to press change. That was the message from Cuba Solidarity Campaign’s Natasha Hickman to UNISON Eastern international committee’s latest session on Tuesday evening. She explained […]

British trade unionists ‘must keep up solidarity with Colombia’

It’s essential that British trade unionists continue to support their Colombian counterparts, Justice for Colombia’s Nick MacWilliam told an online meeting organised by UNISON Eastern’s international committee last night. He recounted how the Latin American country has been torn apart by years of violence, as authoritarian neoliberal governments closed down democratic space so much that […]