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A response from the Liberal Union of Belgium in the fight against poverty in Africa (COSYBU)

duration: 5 years (From 1 January 2012 to 31 December 2016)
budget: not communicated

In Burundi, the sector of the informal economy represents 72.8% of the occupied actives and 98% of total employment. These workers are precarious, scattered, voiceless and without any recognition in the Labour Code. Over the next three years, the partnership CGSLB COSYBU-structure sectors coaching union workers in the informal economy in order to ensure social dialogue that meets their needs and individual and collective defense of their human rights at work.


Dominik Roland
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