Newsletter Spring 2015 (pdf)
Marks 30th Anniversary of Bhopal Disaster...
Report by Tony Caleary UNISON Stirling Branch
Kobane: Update on the Plight of Kurdish Refugees …
Stephen Smellie of South Lanarkshire Branch Reports
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
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
films and audience discussions - join in!
Call for Sainsbury's to end trade with companies complicit
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
Scottish International Committee Newsletter
Inspiring UNISON Scotland and North West 2013 international
seminar - click here for story and photos: 22 September 2013
Newsletter August 2013
August 2012 (pdf)
Newsletter April/May 2011 (pdf)
attack Jenin Freedom Theatre: Plans to set up Scottish
Friends of Freedom Theatre.
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.
PREVIOUS UPDATES FROM THE INTERNATIONAL
ISSUES OF CONCERN:
- 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
The committee welcomes requests from branches,
self organised groups and individuals who would like
to know more about international matters and the role