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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.

  • 13 June 2022

    Supporting Palestinian journalism and access to education On 11 May 2022, veteran Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot dead while reporting on an Israeli…

  • 15 March 2022

    In the early hours of 24 February 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops. Over the past three weeks there have…

  • 2 March 2022

    UCU has sent steadfast solidarity to all those affected by the devastating events in Ukraine. Our union has made a donation to UNICEF's emergency appeal and is…

  • 4 November 2021

    UCU has written to the UK foreign secretary to condemn the recent military coup in Sudan and call on the UK government to take stronger actions in support of the…

  • 23 April 2021

    UCU continues to be appalled by the brutal repression of peaceful protestors in Myanmar, including of education workers and students. For some ideas on how UCU…