newsRadio labour are running a programme featuring interviews with the ITF youth mission delegates. Listen now: http://www.radiolabour.net/itf-palestine-150516.html

Meanwhile news of the mission has been picked up by media in the Arab World region. Here’s a snapshot.

Follow the link to view this article in Arabic: http://www.palsawa.com/news/2016/05/11/main/68853.html

Here’s the english translation[ Nablus / Sawa / workers workers briefed the Secretary-General of the Federation of Trade Unions of Palestine Shaher Saad on Wednesday, the International Transport Workers’ Federation delegation in the world on the Palestinian labor and trade union situation. This came during a meeting held at the headquarters of the Union of the central trade unions in Nablus with the participation of representatives from the Youth Department at the International Transport Workers’ Federation from a number of countries in the world and the President of the General Union of Transport Workers in Palestine Nasser Younis, secretary of women’s circle in the guild appeal Abu Zant, and Majdi Coterie of the circle international relations of the Federation of trade unions of Palestine. Saad spoke during the meeting about the difficult social and economic situation of the Palestinian workers, especially workers in the transport sector, due to the continuation of the occupation and economic strangulation of the Palestinian territories and shredding policies. In turn, the delegation expressed pride in the ties of solidarity that bind their union and the union of the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions. ]

 

Follow the link to view this article in Arabic: https://www.maannews.net/Content.aspx?id=846714

Here’s the english translation:RAMALLAH Ma’an met Shaher Saad, secretary general of the Federation of Trade Unions of Palestine delegation of the International Federation of Transport Workers in the world and briefed them on the Palestinian labor and trade union situation.

This came during a meeting held Wednesday at the headquarters of the Union of the central trade unions in Nablus with the participation of representatives from the Youth Department at the International Transport Workers’ Federation from a number of countries in the world and the President of the General Union of Transport Workers in Palestine Nasser Younis appeal Abu Zant secretary women’s circuit in the guild and Majdi Coterie of the circle international relations of the Federation of trade unions of Palestine.

Saad During the meeting, briefed the trade union delegation visiting the difficult social and economic situation of the working men and women of Palestinians and in particular of them workers in the transport sector, due to the continuing economic occupation choking and tearing up Palestinian land policy to the cantons separated by Israeli military checkpoints and walls of apartheid, and the role played by the Federation of trade unions in promoting public union’s ability to embrace workers’ rights and defend them.

As the delegation expressed pride in the ties of solidarity that bind their union with the Palestinian union and EU public unions and constant willingness to develop these relations to serve the national issues, the legitimate Palestinian people and the issues of trade union demands fair for transport workers in Palestine and in the forefront of supporting and promoting youth union participation and increase union membership and contribution to the necessary and effective in economic and social policy-making and decision-Palestinian trade union. ]

 

Follow the link to view this article in Arabic: http://www.elbrqnews.com/arab-news/16059.html

Here’s the english translation: [ HE Eng Samih Tubeileh, Minister of Transport and Communications and Chairman of the Municipal Committee Management # Nablus received a delegation from the Youth International Transport Workers Federation and transportation in the world.

The delegation was accompanied on this visit by both Mr. Nasser Younis, President of the General Workers Union of Transport and Communications in # Palestine, Mr. Amjad package, President of the General Union of Transport Workers in the # Nablus, Ms. appeal Kharraz of the General Federation of Trade Unions # Palestine and Mr. Majdi Coterie.

Engineer Tubeileh expressed his appreciation for the support provided by the International Transport Workers’ Federation, the world’s # counterpart in Palestine and the trade unions in general. Tubeileh stressed that this visit and the previous visits by the International Federation contribute to shed light on the situation of the Palestinian people by the Israeli occupation practices, and the resulting narrowing of the trade and economic activity in various Palestinian districts, particularly the obstacles placed by the occupation authorities on border crossings, military checkpoints that hinder the movement between Palestinian towns and villages and cut off communication between the provinces of North and South provinces. And Eng Tubeileh that the Ministry of Transport and Communications is working on a comprehensive plan for the transport sector in # Palestine in order to promote it and improve the services it provides, and to try to reduce the cost of travel and movement from # Palestine to Jordan. In turn, by the members of the Youth Delegation Tdhamhnm with the Palestinian people and their suffering,

They stressed that the visit enabled them to see the size of the suffering of the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation in various sectors including transport and communications sector. The members of the delegation expressed their desire to launch a number of joint initiatives and projects that contribute to strengthening the bonds of cooperation with the transport and communications sector workers in # Palestine.
It is worth mentioning that the International Federation of Transport Workers and transportation in the world is one of the largest unions in the world and has a membership of more than five million members from countries around the world. ]

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