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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.

  • 24 October 2019

    UCU has written to the Spanish Ambassador criticising the lengthy prison sentences that have been handed down to the Catalan leaders for their role in organising…

  • 21 January 2019

    Many jailed and exiled Catalan politicians members of higher and further education communities and a new initiative has been set up to monitor the situation.

  • 24 May 2015

    A number of motions on international issues were passed at UCU Congress held in May 2015. These included motions about TTiP, Israel, Palestine, Qatar, Bahrain,…

  • 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.…