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Global Climate Strike


Young people have been mobilising for global climate action. They have been organising demonstrations around the world, demanding action from governments under the banner ‘Youth Strike 4 Climate.’  On 20th September 2019, young people all over the world called on adults to join them as part of a global day of action for the climate – […]


GLI Paris – ReAct: 2019 GLI University


The Global Labor Institute Paris is organizing, with the support of ReAct and the Foundation for Human Progress, its second International Inter-Trade Union School. For three days, more than 100 trade union representatives, researchers and activists from civil society are invited to engage in a collective reflection on the theme Trade unionism and citizen mobilizations: how to decompartmentalize […]

TUED Meeting: Energy Transition and Economy-Wide Decarbonisation


On July 9-10, 2019, Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED) unions and allies in the UK came together in Manchester for a two-day working meeting. Titled Energy Transition and Economy-Wide Decarbonisation, the TUED meeting carried forward recent discussions on how unions and close allies can work with the Labour Party to shape its commitments on […]

A Discussion for Activists – Climate Emergency, Energy Democracy and the Labour Movement


Labour movement activists are invited to participate in an open discussion on Climate Emergency, Energy Democracy and the Labour Movement in the evening of 10th July 2019, at the Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess Street, Manchester, M1 6DD. Free Admission. This discussion will follow a meeting between UK labour movement representatives and international allies in Manchester […]

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 of research has been commissioned for GLI Manchester by the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) as a contribution to the ITF Our Public Transport (OPT) programme. This report assesses the potential impact of the introduction of Bus Rapid Transit […]