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Spring Newsletter 2015
Newsletter Spring 2015 (pdf)

UNISON Marks 30th Anniversary of Bhopal Disaster...
Report by Tony Caleary UNISON Stirling Branch

Save Kobane: Update on the Plight of Kurdish Refugees …
Stephen Smellie of South Lanarkshire Branch Reports

Take One Action
UNISON has been working with Take One Action Film festivals. Entertaining films are a great way of engaging people in an issue, opening up discussion and mobilising people to get in-volved and take action. That is what Take One Action is all about.

 

Support for Bhopal - Reports on a UNISON Scotland delegation to mark the 30th anniversary of the disaster in December and build support for justice for the people of Bhopal.

TAKE ONE ACTION FILM FESTIVAL 2014
UNISON sponsored films and audience discussions - join in!

Take One Action film festival 2014


Scottish Committee - Europe Report: August 2014
(pdf)


Call for Sainsbury's to end trade with companies complicit in occupation

UNISON Scotland's International Committee has written to Sainbury's urging the company to live up to its own ethical trading principles by ceasing trade with Israeli agricultural export companies which operate in illegal Israeli settlements and which profit from Israeli violations of international law. Click here for full details July 2014


Newsletter Spring 2014Scottish International Committee Newsletter
Spring 2014 (pdf)

Inspiring UNISON Scotland and North West 2013 international seminar - click here for story and photos: 22 September 2013

Newsletter August 2013
Newsletter August 2013 (pdf)


Scottish Committee - Europe Report: August 2013
(pdf)

 

Augsust Newsletter
Newsletter August 2012 (pdf)

International Newsletter
Newsletter April/May 2011 (pdf)

Israeli soldiers attack Jenin Freedom Theatre: Plans to set up Scottish Friends of Freedom Theatre.

BDS Campaign: Israeli Democracy and Human Rights In an open letter to The Herald newspaper, Mike Kirby, Scottish Secretary, questions potential attacks on the human rights organisation, B'Tselem, which has been supported by UNISON.

PRIORITIES

PREVIOUS UPDATES FROM THE INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE

ISSUES OF CONCERN:

  • Columbia
  • Gats
  • Fair Trade (Hadeel Fair Trade shop aims to provide a sustainable source of income for craftspeople working in community based groups in the West Bank, Gaza and Lebanon)
  • Famine in Southern Africa

GUEST SPEAKERS/STALLS/INFORMATION

The committee welcomes requests from branches, self organised groups and individuals who would like to know more about international matters and the role of UNISON.

 

 

 

International Committee
Chair & Vice Chair Secretary

Sam Macartney
sam.macartney@glasgowcityunison.co.uk
W 0141 552 7069, m 07803952264.

Allison Cosgrove (vc)
acosgrove@eastlothian.gov.uk

Simon MacFarlane
0845 355 0845
s.macfarlane@unison.co.uk

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