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 January 2020

    Amnesty will be holding a vigil to renew the demand that Egypt must investigate Giulio Regeni's torture and murder in Cairo in February 2016.

  • 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.

  • 17 December 2019

    UCU has issued the following statement in response to reports from India of a violent response by police towards students protesting about the new Citizenship Amendment…

  • 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…

  • 22 November 2019

    UCU has written to President Duterte condemning the increased police crackdown on the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT-Philippines) and other civil society and…