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Armenia: Building Trade Union Capacity on Core Union Functions

duration: 1 year (From 1 October 2020 to 30 September 2021)
budget: not communicated

Description of the project
To support the development of a democratic trade union movement that works with civil society to defend internationally recognized worker rights in Armenia, the Center will provide capacity-building training on core union functions and support coalition building with broader civil society. The Center will help unions implement strategic plans to engage and represent workers and conduct local campaigns on worker health and safety. The Center will complement these campaigns with legal research and recommendations to advocate for stronger worker health and safety standards in Armenia.

Objective 1: To build the capacity of unions to effectively engage and represent workers

Objective 2: To equip unions to advocate for stronger protections for worker safety and health in coalition with civil society