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  • Kampala Bus Rapid Transit Report

    GLI Manchester is pleased to announce that the Kampala Bus Rapid Transit Report: Understanding Kampala’s Paratransit Market Structure is now available to view and download. This report attempts to provide a detailed assessment of the market struture of the paratransit industry in Kampala, including both minibus (“taxi”) and motorcycle taxi (“boda-boda”) services. It is intended […]

  • ITF Nairobi Bus Rapid Transit Report

    GLI Manchester is pleased to announce that the Nairobi Bus Rapid Transit Report is now available to view and download. This report assesses the potential impact of the introduction of Bus Rapid Transit on the workforce of Nairobi’s informal transport (‘matatu’) industry, and seeks to encourage the active engagement of matatu workers’ representatives in shaping […]

  • FILM: “The Power of Informal Transport Workers”

    GLI Manchester is pleased to announce that our new short film, “The Power of Informal Transport Workers“, is now available to watch online. “The Power of Informal Transport Workers” shows how informal transport workers across the world are organising in trade unions to fight back against precarious and dangerous working conditions. Produced as part of […]

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Report Launch: Understanding Kampala’s Paratransit Market Structure

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The launch of the GLI’s new report Kampala Bus Rapid Transit Report: Understanding Kampala’s Paratransit Market Structure will take place on Tuesday 7th July 2020. Participation by Invitation Only. This report attempts to provide a detailed assessment of the market struture of the paratransit industry in Kampala, including both minibus (“taxi”) and motorcycle taxi (“boda-boda”) […]

Global Trade Union Assembly: Pandemic & Beyond: Workers Organizing for a Public Future

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Pandemic and Beyond: Workers Organizing for a Public Future A Series of Virtual Meetings during July, August and September 2020 In response to the ongoing public health and economic crises, more than 30 trade union bodies from 18 countries have come together to convene a global assembly. Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) has been […]

Urgent Appeal for Practical International Union Solidarity in COVID19 Crisis

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This is an urgent appeal from the Greater Manchester Social Action Branch (NW389) of Unite the Union on behalf of the Amalgamated Transport & General Workers Union (ATGWU) in Uganda to raise funds for the protection of union members and activists during the current coronavirus crisis which is sweeping through Africa. Branch members work closely […]