Sub-Sahara Africa has recently experienced a new wave of investments by multinational corporations (MNCs), in particular from global South countries such as South Africa, China, Brazil and India. More
Technological Innovations in a Changing World of Work
The world of work is changing and unions not only need to capture the effects of new technologies, but also find responses to these rapid changes brought about by the 4IR. More
Shaping Climate and Energy Policies
The sub-Saharan Africa region faces a serious energy crisis, with 80% of the people relying on traditional biomass for meeting their household needs and more than 50% lacking access to electricity. More
Innovative Unionism in Sub-Saharan Africa!
Transforming unions into truly representative organizations and promoting their ability to advance the interests of workers require that unions organise their work informed by the idea of leveraging power. More
Fighting Deficits in the Informal Sector
In sub-Saharan Africa, informal employment is the rule rather than the exception: Informal workers make up 89% of the workforce in the region – the current state of labour in Africa is informal! More
TUCC as part of the FES Global Trade Union Project
The TUCC implements regional projects in cooperation with regional trade union organizations and other regional partners. This includes supporting the regional offices of the GUFs. More
The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. It was founded in 1925 and is named after Germany's first democratically elected President, Friedrich Ebert. FES is committed to the advancement of both socio-political and economic development in the spirit of social democracy, through civic education, research, and international cooperation. Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung is the oldest political foundation in Germany.