The Global Network

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"The Global Network is an alliance of labour movement organisations responding to the new challenges of globalisation within the framework of the Decent Work Agenda...It was established in 2001 by SOLIDAR and the International Federation of Workers' Education Associations (IFWEA) in order to unite organisations concerned about the effects of globalisation on people’s lives."[1]

"The Global Network Steering Group, co-chaired by Elizabeth Tang, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions, and Keith Sonnet, Deputy Secretary general of UNISON, brings together coordinators, supporters and the founding organiations (SOLIDAR and IFWEA) in order to provide a forum for discussion of the more strategic and political aspects of the Global Network and ensure project implementation." [2]



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  1. Global Network About, organizational web page, accessed May 8, 2014.
  2. Global Network Structure, organizational web page, accessed May 8, 2014.