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International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)



The ITUC's primary mission is the promotion and defence of workers' rights and interests, through international cooperation between trade unions, global campaigning and advocacy within the major global institutions. The ITUC's main areas of activity include:

  • trade union and human rights
  • economy, society and the workplace
  • equality and non-discrimination
  • international solidarity
Action pledges 

Framework of projects to integrate into policy, and raise awareness of the employment dimensions of adapting to climate change and foster international, national, sectoral and local trade union action on this area


Climate Change, Impacts on Employment and the Labour Market - Responses to the Challenges

Further information

ITUC's ongoing works in education, training and public awareness

Regional focus Africa and the Arab States
Asia and the Pacific
Caribbean and Central America
Least Developed Countries
North America
Small Island Developing States
South America
Sector Business
Education and training
Food security, agriculture, forestry and fisheries
Terrestrial ecosystems
Transport, infrastructure and human settlements
Water resources
Adaptation delivery activity Capacity building
Climate-resilient development planning
Communications and awareness-raising
NWP work area Adaptation planning and practices
Economic diversification
Socio-economic information
Climate hazards Other
Operational scale Global

Organizations, institutions and private sector companies at all levels and in a wide range of sectors can become engaged with the NWP by becoming a partner and making Action Pledges. Information about how organizations can become engaged with work on adaptation under the NWP can be found here.