Education International (EI) sent a High-Level Mission to Eswatini to reiterate on-site the support of the education union community to colleagues in the country, and to urge the national governmental authorities to put an immediate halt to the persecution of Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT) leaders, introduce democratic governance...Eswatini: Education International fully supports education unionists
The Education International (EI) Executive Board has reaffirmed EI’s unwavering solidarity and support for the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT), its leadership and members.Executive Board Resolution on Eswatini
Education International denounces the continuous attacks on trade union leaders in Eswatini and condemns the targeting of Mbongwa Dlamini, President of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT), a member organisation of Education International.Eswatini: Murders and harassment of trade union leaders must cease immediately!
International trade union cooperation was at the heart of recent activities by the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT). It has successfully engaged with the South African Democratic Teachers’ Union (SADTU) and the Trade Union of Education in Finland (OAJ). This cooperation will allow the Swaziland/Eswatini education union to strengthen...Eswatini: International trade union cooperation and solidarity to support educators
Education International (EI) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) emphatically denounce the attacks and recent violence perpetrated by the police against teachers and other public sector workers in Eswatini. We strongly condemn the disproportionate use of force against peaceful protesters, which has caused in scores of injuries and the...Eswatini: Education International and ITUC condemn the brutal attacks on educators and civilians
Unions and governments have been in conflict since the dawn of time. The mere existence of unions as a force to defend workers’ rights where governments fail to do so in and of itself leads to this conflictual relationship. In Africa, unions have rarely been consulted during the COVID-19 crisis...“Africa: Collaboration between Unions and Governments for a Better Future in Education”, by Cherine Sabry.
Development Cooperation Projects
- Host organizations
- ZAMBIA NATIONAL UNION OF TEACHERS: ZNUT, SECONDARY SCHOOLS EDUCATION TEACHERS UNION OF ZAMBIA: SESTUZ AND BASIC EDUCATION TEACHERS UNION OF ZAMBIA: BETUZ.
- Cooperating organizations
- ZAMBIA, SOUTH AFRICA, BOTSWANA, SWAZILAND - SOUTHERN AFRICAN REGION (PEER LEARNING - TEAM 3)
- Start date
- 15 March 2016
- End date
- 15 March 2019
- P.O. Box 1575 Manzini