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Asian delegation slams the failure for the 7th time to list chrysotile asbestos onto the Rotterdam Convention due to unethical veto of asbestos producer countries and their allies.read more
Subono’s story: Subono, a victim of chrysotile asbestos, speaks out on behalf of victims of asbestos related disease at the Rotterdam Convention (CoP9) meeting in Geneva.read more
Rotterdam Convention: A 12-year veto of asbestos producer countries to the listing of chrysotile asbestos costs lives and makes a mockery of scientific evidence and the principles of the Conventionread more
Through the Labour Consultative Forum, the Myanmar Industry Craft Services –Trade Unions Federation aims to improve the Dispute Settlement Mechanism in Myanmar.read more
May Day 2019 in Dili was the biggest, loudest and best May Day ever with the largest number of workers in decades taking to the streets.read more
In April 2019, a delegation of women parliamentarians from Vietnam visited Australia to establish and strengthen the connection between Australian and Vietnamese members of Parliament.read more
Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA is calling on the Asian Development Bank to update the Safeguard Policy Statement to include all asbestos products as prohibited investment activities.read more
Formed in 2011 and based on the Thai-Myanmar border, Karen News is an ethnic Karen news agency, reporting on social justice issues that shape the Karen community through video, radio and web-based articles.read more
APHEDA partners with Workers’ World Media Productions on a Labour-Community Media Project which aims to provide “quality, relevant and informative media productions for the labour movement and working class people.”read more
The Philippines has the fastest growing HIV epidemic in the Asia-Pacific region. PAFPI are working hard to support those living with HIV and preventing new transmissions.read more
It’s time to list chrysotile! In May 2019, representatives of countries from around the globe will meet for the 9th Conference of Parties (CoP) of the Rotterdam convention.read more
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This month we meet Saw Blacktown from Karen News (Thai-Myanmar Border).