UITBB participates in WFTU’s Presidential Council Online Meeting 2020

The WFTU Presidential council meeting was held with the participation of all Presidential CouncilMembers, FCC members, the TUIs GS and the Regional offices representing trade union organizations from the five continents. The 2020 annual Presidential Council took place via ZOOM due to the covid19 pandemic.

UITBB General Secretary, Michalis Papanikolaou, participating in the meeting. 

At first, 1 minute of silence was kept to honour the WFTU cadres who passed away in the previous period of time; immediately after the WFTU President Mike Mzwandile Makwayiba opened the session, followed by the main intervention by the WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos.

UITBB General Secretary, Michalis Papanikolaou, informed WFTU about the steps taken by UITBB after its 17th Congress, expressed the support to WFTU and underlined the deep, class-based progressive nature of their common struggles.

The debate was enriched by the speeches of the participants and the interesting proposals.