70 Anniversary: Books, articles and celebrations around the world commemorate the past to strenghten the future
Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the World Federation of Trade Unions and paying tribute to the history of militant and internationalist struggles of the WFTU in each country, region and sector important initiatives are taken internationally.
Already, major events such as conferences and celebrations have been organized in Nepal, in Pakistan, in Australia, in Cuba, in France, in Greece, in Russia, in Spain, in Turkey, in Geneva during the ILC, in Italy, in Panama, in Venezuela, in Chile, in Syria while many Organizations have started to plan their events for 3 of October and thoughout 2015 in their respective countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe.
In the meantime, active and veteran trade unionists have taken upon themselves to collect archives and materials, to gather information and interviews as well as photographs and posters and write books about the significant contribution of the WFTU in the struggle of their people and their working class.
Articles have been published in newspapers, magazines and websites of many Organizations while more are being prepared for the next period. Thus, besides the Central Activities of the WFTU which are the Central International Conference in Brazil on October 3, 2015, the succesful International Poster Competition and the Publication of the Special WFTU Stamp which is being sent by Post to all who request it, also the WFTU Press and Media Department is collecting all articles and speeches referring to the 70th Anniversary that arrive in the Central Offices in order to prepare a Special Publication.
Therefore we request from all Organizations to send us all their Articles, Speeches and Photos about the 70th Anniversary in the email: firstname.lastname@example.org