Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA supports the Joint Trade Union Coordination Centre of Nepal to strengthen the capacity of trade unions in Nepal to engage with climate mitigation and adaptation programs across key sectors.
Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA’s partner organisations in Nepal and the Philippines call on the Asian Development Bank to stop supporting fossil fuels and to fund publicly-owned renewable energy projects.
Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA is working with the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS Nepal) to research how communities on the front-lines of climate change in Nepal can benefit from the public ownership, production, and distribution of renewable hydroelectric energy.
The 8.1 magnitude earthquake in Nepal on 25 April 2015 killed more than 9,000 people and injured another 23,000. It was followed by 400 aftershocks occurring at 20-30 minute intervals which seriously impacted the working lives and economy of the country.
This month, Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA looks at projects we support that are focused on women and gender equality. From leadership skills in refugee camps on the Thai-Burma border to domestic violence campaigns in Vietnam and raising awareness of the dangers of asbestos