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During Congress, daily notices and updates will be posted here.
13 August 2010

ITF Congress 2010 has now finished

Please view a timetable of events using the More button below >>
12 August 2010

Thursday 12 August, 09:30-13:00: Closing Plenary

Closing Plenary Session

Thursday 12 August, 11:30-12:30: Executive Board

Executive Board Meeting

Thursday 12 August, 14:00-17:00: Rally

Congress Rally
11 August 2010

Wednesday 11 August, 09:30-17:00: Plenary

Plenary Session

Wednesday 11 August, 17:00-18:00: Africa/Arab World Electoral Group

Africa/Arab World Electoral Group Meeting

Wednesday 11 August, 17:00-18:00: Latin American/Caribbean Electoral Group

Latin American/Caribbean Electoral Group Meeting

Wednesday 11 August, 19:30-00:30: ITF/Mexican Affiliates Party

Closing party for ITF/Mexican Affiliates
10 August 2010

Tuesday 10 August, 09:30-17:00: Plenary

Plenary Session

Tuesday 10 August, 17:00-18:00: Asia/Pacific Electoral Group

Asia/Pacific Electoral Group Meeting

Tuesday 10 August, 17:00-18:00: North American Electoral Group

 North American Electoral Group Meeting

Tuesday 10 August, 17:00-18:00: European Electoral Group

European Electoral Group Meeting

Tuesday 10 August, 18:00-19:00: Resolutions Committee

Meeting of the Resolutions Committee

Tuesday 10 August, 18:00-20:30: Workshop 9

Workshop 9 - Organising Globally (Arabic)
09 August 2010

Monday 9 August, 09:30-17:30: Women Transport Workers

Women Transport Workers' Conference

Monday 9 August, 13:15-13:45: Film

‘HIV/AIDS – Challenging Stigma’ facilitated by Asif Altaf; venue: Don Alberto Screens


Monday 9 August, 18:00-20:30: Workshop 6

Workshop 6 - Organising Globally (Japanese)

Monday 9 August, 18:00-20:30: Workshop 7

Workshop 7 - HIV/AIDS (French)

Monday 9 August, 18:00-20:30: Workshop 8

Workshop 8 - Organising Globally (German)
08 August 2010

Sunday 8 August, 09:30-12:30: Urban Transport

Urban Transport Committee Meeting

Sunday 8 August, 09:30-17:30: Seafarers and Dockers

Joint Seafarers' and Dockers' Conference

Sunday 8 August, 09:30-12:30: Tourism Services

Tourism Services Section Conference

Sunday 8 August, 13:15-13:45: Film

‘New Zealand  – Dirty Little Secret’ facilitated by Strachan Crang, EPMU; venue: Don Alberto Screens


Sunday 8 August, 14:00-18:00: Quality Public Services

Quality Public Services Meeting

Sunday 8 August, 14:00-17:30: Labour and the Future of the Aviation Industry

Labour and the Future of the Aviation Industry (Workshop)

Sunday 8 August, 18:00-20:30: Workshop 3

Workshop 3 - HIV/AIDS (English)

Sunday 8 August, 18:00-20:30: Workshop 4

Workshop 4 - Organising Globally (English)

Sunday 8 August, 18:00-20:30: Workshop 5

Workshop 5 - Organising Globally (Spanish/Portuguese)
07 August 2010

Saturday 7 August, 09:00-13:30: Inland Navigation

Inland Navigation Section Conference

Saturday 7 August, 09:30-13:30: Dockers

Dockers' Section Conference

Saturday 7 August, 09:30-13:30: Railway Workers

Railway Workers' Section Conference

Saturday 7 August, 13:15-13:45: Film

‘Dockers – Hidden dangers of Toxic Gas Containers’ Facilitated by Jan de Jong, FNV; venue: Don Alberto Screens
 


Saturday 7 August, 14:30-18:00: Fisheries

Fisheries Section Conference

Saturday 7 August, 18:00-20:30: Workshop 1

Workshop 1 - Organising Globally (English)

Saturday 7 August, 18:00-20:30: Workshop 2

Workshop 2 - HIV/AIDS (Spanish)
06 August 2010

Friday 6 August, 13:15-13:45: Film

‘Road Transport Action Day’ and ‘Faut Pas Chauffer le Chauffeur’ facilitated by Mac Urata and Nazi Kabore; venue: Don Alberto Screens


Friday 6 August, 09:30-17:30: Road Transport Workers

Road Transport Workers' Section Conference

Friday 6 August, 09:30-17:30: Civil Aviation

Civil Aviation Section Conference

Friday 6 August, 09:30-17:30: Seafarers

Seafarers' Section Conference

Friday 6 August, 18:00-21:00: Trade Union Rights

Trade Union Rights Symposium
05 August 2010

Thursday 5 August, 13:15-13:45: Film

‘Solidarity and ITF Humanitarian Efforts in Gaza’ facilitated by Bilal Malkawi; venue: Don Alberto Screens

Thursday 5 August, 08:00-10:00: Registration

Registration of Congress Participants

Thursday 5 August, 10:00-17:30: Plenary Session

Opening Plenary Session

Thursday 5 August, 12:30-13:00: Credentials Committee

Meeting of the Credentials Committee

Thursday 5 August, 12:30-13:00: Resolutions Committee

Meeting of the Resolutions Committee

Thursday 5 August, 13:00-15:00: Press

Press Conference

Thursday 5 August, 17:00-18:00: Resolutions Committee

Meeting of the Resolutions Committee

Thursday 5 August, 19:30-23:59: Reception

ITF Congress opening reception
04 August 2010

Wednesday 4 August, 08:00-09:30: Registration

Climate Change and Transport Conference

Wednesday 4 August, 09:30-17:00: Climate Change and Transport

Climate Change and Transport Conference

Wednesday 4 August, 15:00-19:00: Registration

Registration of Congress Participants

Wednesday 4 August, 18:00-20:00: NTF Meeting

Meeting of the NTF
03 August 2010

Tues 3 August, 08:30-10:30: Registration

Executive Board and Young Transport Workers' Conference

Tues 3 August, 09:00-17:00: Executive Board

Meeting of the Executive Board

Tues 3 August, 11:00-19:00: Young Workers

Young Transport Workers' Conference
08 August 2006

Film: Safety in the workplace

A film produced by the East Japan Railway Workers' Union, focusing on safety in the workplace, will be shown at 13:30 in the main hall today.

Congress reports available online now

Congress section reports are now available on the website at:
www.itfglobal.org/reports.cfm

07 August 2006

Film: European dockers' fight against the European ports directive

The film screening today wil be of a Dutch film about the campaign by European dockers against the European Union's proposed ports directive. It will take place in the main hall from 13:15.

Meeting: Organising globally in Maersk

This meeting will now be held tomorrow in meeting room 21 at 12:00-14:00. It was originally scheduled for Sunday.
06 August 2006

Documentary on HIV/AIDS in East Africa

A film screening of Highway of Hope: Fighting HIV/AIDS on East Africa’s Northern Corridor, a special documentary report for the ITF, will take place in the main hall at 13:30 today.

Meeting on a global campaign on Maersk

An unscheduled meeting, focusing on the global campaign on Maersk will take place today at 18:00 in Hall 2c. The meeting is in English only.
05 August 2006

African social evening

An African social evening hosted by the ITF’s African affiliates, with food, drinks and entertainment will be held in Hall 2A-B-F-H from 19:30 onwards.


Turbulent Waters: Part Two

Film screening: part two of Turbulent Waters, a film about the ITF’s flag of convenience campaign, will be shown in the main hall at 13:15.
04 August 2006

Flag of convenience shipping in the spotlight

This lunchtime we will be showing the first half of the film Turbulent Waters, an investigation into international shipping practices and the treatment of seafarers on flag of convenience ships.

The film will be shown in the main hall at 13:15. The second half will be shown at the same time tomorrow.
02 August 2006

Film focus on bullying and harassment

Tomorrow lunchtime we will be showing a film made in cooperation with the British union, the National Union of Marine, Aviation and Shipping Transport Officers, titled “Say no to bullying, say no to harassment”. The film will be shown in the main hall at 1.30pm.
01 August 2006

Welcome to Congress!

A warm welcome to all delegates attending the ITF's 41st Congress at Durban’s International Convention Centre – more than 1,000 participants from 387 unions in 111 countries have registered for the event this year.

During Congress, you will get the chance to watch some of the films made by affiliates; tomorrow at 13:30 in the main hall, we will be showing a film from the Transport Workers' Union of Australia focusing on organising a strong union.

For more information about what’s on, make sure you check the Congress website regularly; that's where you will find all the latest news about the event. For news, interviews and mini-features brought to you direct from Congress, pick up a copy of Congress Daily, which will be available at the ICC.


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