1. Oswell (Zambia)
2. Wook-Young Lim (Korea)
3. Gillian (Barbados)
4. Burcu (Turkey)
5. Rachel (Fiji)
6. Bich Ha (Vietnam)
7. Jose (Philippines)
within the group
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Prepare a brief report of the course, add your
personal experiences, comments and define the
concerns and priorities for your country, the
regional level as well as the international level
Share the report with the group by uploading it to
Form subgroups which will develop research
competency in NAMA, GATS or TRIMS and
Introductory Course should be followed up with
an advance training program including the new
developments coming for the next year. (within 6-8
in the homeland
Telling the concerns and impacts of international trade
agreements on the employment and society to the executive bodies
of each trade union and national centre
Convincing the executive bodies at both sectoral and national
levels to take actions against international trade agreements by
using their political power and creating working groups or forums
to discuss the issues with the government
Organise training programmes on international trade agreements.
Organising seminars, conferences and meetings and attracting the
attention of the public and workers to create awareness and
consciousness on the impacts of globalization and international
Found your research departments studying on the topics related to
international trade agreements and publish the impacts and studies
in websites and periodicals
Seek for assistance from other unions’ technical stuff and experts
in the homeland
Create cooperation and build alliances with NGO’s, consumer
movements, institutions, universities and trade unions.
Reach the Ministries’ officers of Trade, Labour, Planning &
Development and submit the reports and researches on the
negative impacts of international trade agreements on the
employment and development.
Prepare resolution for tripartite mechanism legislation in the
Find and convince a member of parliament to submit the
resolution and push for tripartite body for consultation and trade
representative officer at the WTO meetings from labour side.
Put pressure on the governments to ratify and implement the ILO
standards and conventions.
Empowering the capacity of trade unions by recruiting new
members or merging each other.
at the regional and international level
Lobby on ILO having an observer status at WTO.
ITUC regional offices should also be involved in
Follow TILS group's studies and contribute it by your
Create solidarity platforms at the regional levels and put
pressure on the neighbor country by your governments
to apply at least core labor standards.
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