CANADA

  • Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau asking for his intervention in Dr. Hassan Diab’s case, who was extradited from Canada to France, and had been incarcerated since November 14, 2014. Diab was released in January2018.
  • Letter to The Honourable John McKay, M.P., Chair of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security about not inviting a representative from the International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group (ICLMG) to testify before the committee during hearings on Bill C-59
  • Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau asking the Government of Canada to take action regarding the severe deterioration of the human rights situation in the Philippines
  • Letter to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada in support of migrant justice organizations’ Caregiver Pilot Program Consultation submission
  • Project: Strengthening solidarity with and enhancing the capacity of migrant workers in Canada (KAIROS)

BANGLADESH

  • Project: Support for the Bangladesh Center for Workers’ Solidarity – a joint project with CUPE, Steelworkers Humanity Fund Inc., PSAC Social Justice Fund; and the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation

BRAZIL

  • Support letter to His Excellency Denis Fontes de Souza Pinto, Ambassador-designate of the Federative Republic of Brazil regarding the General Strike in Brazil on April 28, 2017

BURMA/MYANMAR

  • Emergency funding to Oxfam Canada to support the Rohingya people in crisis at the border

CENTRAL AMERICA

  • Project: Empowering women maquila workers’ organizations - strengthening action strategies (CODEMUH)

COLOMBIA

  • Letter to Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia, on protecting the human rights of people of Buenaventura, who had been on a peaceful strike since May 16, 2017
  • Letter to Dr. Diego Fernando Mora Arango, Director, Unidad Nacional de Protección (UNP), requesting the UNP continue protection measures for Margarita López, President of SINTRACUAVALLE
  • Letter to the Comité de Evaluación de riesgo y Ravaluación de Medidas expressing our concern for the safety of Margarita López, President of SINTRACUAVALLE
  • Letter to The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, regarding Colombia’s potential membership to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • Project: Global defense of human rights to build policies for a transformative and participatory peace in Southwestern Colombia (NOMADESC)
  • Project: Citizens and unions united for water as a public good and a public service (SINTRACUAVALLE)
  • Frontlines Delegation to Colombia - joint worker-to-worker solidarity initiative of Colombian trade unions and social movement organizations and four national public sector unions in Canada - the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW), the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), and the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE)

CUBA

  • Project: Strengthening solidarity between the Cuban Public Sector Union and CUPE (SNTAP)

GUATEMALA

  • Project: Free the rivers – defending water as a human right in Guatemala (CCDA)

HAITI

  • Trade Union Delegation to Haiti – hosted by Confédération des travailleurs et travailleuses des secteurs public et privé (CTSP), with the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW)

HONDURAS

  • Project: Women strengthening their political capacity (CODEMUH)

IRAN

  • Letter to His Excellency, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei and His Excellency, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, regarding Reza Shahabi, a board member of the Syndicate of Workers of Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company, ongoing detention
  • Letter to His Excellency, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei and His Excellency, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, to end Reza Shahabi’s persecution, and call for his immediate and unconditional release
  • Letter to His Excellency, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei and His Excellency, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, regarding the ongoing persecution and repression of labour activists in Iran
  • Project: Solidarity in defense of union members and leaders of the Tehran and Suburbs Bus Company Workers’ Union

NICARAGUA

  • Project: Taking action to defend women maquila workers’ labour and gender rights (MEC)

PHILIPPINES

  • Letter of concern to President Rodrigo R. Duterte regarding continuous attacks against students, teachers and human rights activists of the Lumad indigenous communities in Mindanao
  • Project: Partnership support for the Alliance of Concerned Teachers to build grassroots unionism in the education sector (ACT)
  • Project: Campaign for a national minimum wage and an end to contract labour of workers in the Philippines (COURAGE)

PUERTO RICO

  • Hurricane Maria relief funding to the Pediatric Hospital Foundation of Puerto Rico

SOUTH KOREA

  • Letter to Moon Jae-in, President of South Korea, demanding the immediate release of KCTU President, Han Sang-gyun, and the withdrawal of the charges against the former General Secretary of KCTU, Lee Young-joo

SWITZERLAND

  • Public Services International (PSI) 30th World Congress

TURKEY

  • Letter to Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey, asking to reinstate dismissed and suspended public sector workers

UNITED STATES

  • Delegation to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women

VENEZUELA

  • Open letter in support of mediation, not sanctions in Venezuela