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Ethiopia Trade Union Strengthening Phase V

duration: 1 year (From 1 February 2021 to 31 January 2022)
budget: not communicated

Description of the project
To promote freedom of association and increase the capacity of workers to strategically advance and defend their rights and achieve decent work in Ethiopia, the Center will support the Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) to strengthen its internal capacity in rights-based organizing. In addition, the Center will assist CETU and worker associations in marginalized areas in Ethiopia to participate in democratic practices through civic participation and community dialogues.

Objective 1: To strengthen CETU’s Freedom of Association efforts, organizational capacity and internal capacity to be inclusive organizers Objective 2: To empower workers and community activists to participate in democratic practices