In the first agreement of its kind, 14 countries of the Asia Pacific region including major asbestos-user countries like India, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand, have agreed to work together to ‘prevent asbestos-related diseases and to promote transition from the use of asbestos to safer alternative products’.   Read more
The MAP radio is a unique project, broadcasting content tailored for and by migrants and refugees in their respective languages along the Thai-Myanmar Border. Responding to the challenging context, the radio focuses on engaging with the community, addressing migration systems, migrant rights, and providing updated information on the situation in Myanmar. Read more
Since 2017, Union Aid Abroad APHEDA has been conducting a project to improve the status of women in Vietnam and strengthen women’s rights to equality through increasing the representation of women in politics. This project has been implemented in three provinces of Haiduong, Phuyen and Bac Kan.  Read more
The President of the Industrial Workers’ Federation of Myanmar and the General Secretary of ITALIA-BIRMANIA.INSIEME presented a joint statement, reinforcing their call for urgent sanctions against the dictatorship.  Read more
Since 2009, Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA has collaborated with Workers’ World Media Productions (WWMP) in South Africa on a project that focuses on democratic mass media and organisational platforms to address issues impacting workers and their communities. Activities involve mass media productions, education, training, and movement building. Read more
Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA is deeply concerned about the suspension of Australia’s funding to the UN’s main agency providing aid in Gaza, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA). Read more
In Vietnam's rural northeast, Vang Kheo, a hamlet of 24 Dao households, has undergone a transformative change. Now illuminated with road lighting and equipped with solar power banks in every home, this isolated village serves as a model for sustainable development, particularly for other rural communities that lack connections to the national electricity grid. Read more
The Palestine General Federation of Trade Union (PGFTU) shared an update on the situation in Gaza after 100 days of war. The humanitarian situation has also severely affected Palestinian workers, including those in the West Bank. Read more
In a powerful show of solidarity, more than 40 riders took part in the Emergency Ride for Gaza in December. The initiative successfully raised over $4600, which was directed towards supporting APHEDA’s partner organisation in Palestine, the MA'AN Development Center.  Read more

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