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UCU has a strong tradition of taking up issues at international and European level where they affect members' professional lives, and also working with partner organisations on solidarity and international development issues identified by the membership through UCU's democratic structures.

  • 12 February 2016

    UCU and Cambridge UCU have written to the Egyptian embassy in London about the recent murder in Cairo of Giulio Regeni. Giulio Regeni was a doctoral researcher…

  • 30 May 2014

    A number of motions on international issues were passed at UCU Congress held in May 2014. These included motions about Colombia, Palestine, Egypt, India, Russia…

  • 10 June 2012

    A number of motions on international issues were passed at UCU Congress held in June 2012. These included motions about Venezuela, Greece, Burma, Colombia and Canada.…

  • 2 March 2012

    UCU writes to the Egyptian Embassy in London calling on Egyptian authorities to drop the charges against Kamal Abbas of the CTUWS in Egypt. Read the president's…

  • 31 January 2011

    The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) has announced its strong support for the Egyptian opposition's call for a general strike in favour of democracy…