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Global dispatches

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 March 2021

    Colombia is the world's most dangerous country for trade unionists, with at least 35 academics and teachers murdered in the last three years alone. UCU is a committed…

  • 13 November 2020

    UCU and Justice for Colombia (JFC) will be co-hosting a special online event in conjunction with Colombia's ASPU trade union for university teachers.

  • 20 November 2019

    UCU has issued a statement in support of the national strike in Colombia on 21 November. Paro Nacional en Colombia 21N // National Strike in Colombia Mensaje de…

  • 11 November 2019

    The Latin America Conference 2019  is a good opportunity to hear about the latest developments in the region and how UK trade unionists can offer solidarity. More…

  • 17 May 2017

    Report from UCU president Rob Goodfellow on a humanitarian visit to Colombia in 2016. This was a humanitarian visit to listen to the first hand testimonies of local…