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International Forum: Discussion with Grahame Morris MP

Date
5 April 2018 6:00pm
Location
UNISON Northern, 140 - 150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6TH.

Grahame Morris MP will be our guest speaker. Grahame has been committed to international solidarity and human rights work for a number of years and has recently attended a delegation to Qatar. Grahame will be discussing his experiences on the delegation together with other international campaigns he has been involved in. There will also be an […]

Event on the UNISON Northern site.

One Day Without Us

Today, thousands of migrant workers will take part in the UK’s first day of action under the banner, One Day Without Us. This is a day of awareness and celebration of the contribution of migrant workers who live, work and study in this country. UNISON is also supporting this event and has joined other campaigning […]

Article, News on the UNISON Northern site.

Preview Screening of Nae Pasaran

In 1974, factory workers in Scotland refuse to repair jet engines from Chilean Air Force in protest against Pinochet’s brutal dictatorship. Four years later, the engines mysteriously disappeared ending the longest single action of international solidarity in the UK. The workers never found out the scale of their impact. Until now. As September marks the 45th […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

What’s going on in Nicaragua? An afternoon with Jose Antonio & the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign

Date
12 April 2019 1:45pm–4:10pm
Location
Northern TUC

What’s going on in Nicaragua? What impact is it having on education? How can peace and reconciliation be achieved? How can the UK trade union movement show solidarity and support Nicaraguan trade unionists?  To help find the answers to these questions the Northern TUC International Forum are hosting an afternoon with Jose Antonio & the Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign. […]

Event on the UNISON Northern site.

International Away Day

Date
27 April 2019 10:00am–3:00pm
Location
UNISON Northern, 140-150 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle, NE1 6TH

Outcome

Event on the UNISON Northern site.

Buenaventura Project update

UNISON Northern has had a UIDF bid accepted for a 12 month project which seeks to build on the successful pilot collaboration with NOMADESC and Show Racism the Red Card in Buenaventura, Colombia. Buenaventura is a port city of around 400,000 inhabitants (around the size of Newcastle) where human rights groups estimate that over 5,000 […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.

UNISON Northern Region’s International Committee is celebrating International Women’s Day 2017. This year’s theme is: Be Bold for Change.

UNISON Northern Region’s International Committee is celebrating International Women’s Day 2017. This year’s theme is: Be Bold for Change. Over the past year it is my belief that this committee and its members have very much made bold strides in empowering and supporting women not only within our own communities but across the world. Within […]

Article on the UNISON Northern site.