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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.

  • 10 January 2020

    UCU has written to the UK government calling on them to speak out against attacks on students who have been protesting against the new citizenship law in India.

  • 22 November 2019

    UCU has written to the Hong Kong government urging the authorities to respect peaceful assembly and freedom of expression and to investigate the use of violence…

  • 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…

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  • 20 September 2019

    Next steps for the trade union movement A Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) trade union conference takes place in London on Saturday 12 October. This conference…

  • 29 August 2019

    Responding to recent events in Kashmir, the UCU general secretary Jo Grady has issued the following statement: 'The Indian government's unilateral decision to revoke…