Trade Union Forum

About this website

Under the instructions of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia (FNPR), the website administration is running this resource to ensure free flow of information on the activities of BRICS national trade union centres which have come together in BRICS Trade Union Forum. The list of participating federations is given in the corresponding section.

The site administration is free from any state, political or other influence, following solely the will of the sponsor. Both the website and all intellectual property rights, arising from the right of its ownership, belong to the FNPR.

Information materials posted on the website are intended for union activists in BRICS countries, specialists, experts, rank and file members, as well as any other users interested in what is happening in BRICS and in the decisions taken by the trade union centres of these countries.

Official documents related to BRICS Trade Union Forum (Declarations, Joint Communiqués, Statements, etc.) are thoroughly checked and fully correspond to hardcopy texts. When necessary, users may obtain PDF copies of the original official documents through Feedback service by sending a request to the website administration.

Published information materials reflect common position agreed upon by BRICS Trade Union Forum member federations except those posted in the Publications section that may contain materials for which no mutual approval among the trade union centres had been carried out.

In cases when information materials published in this section raise queries as to their objectivity or may inflict harm or other damage to trade union organisations, the users are requested to inform the site through the Feedback service. The site administration would certainly consider such an application and take an informed decision of which the applicant would be informed in due course.

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If a user possesses information relevant to the subject covered by and believes that such information deserves being posted on the website, one should send the proposed material in Russian and English languages, including the dateline, to the site administration through the Feedback service. The site administration would certainly consider the possibility of posting such material and take an informed decision of which the applicant would be informed in due course.

Information materials posted on the website but not directly related to the Trade Union Forum, as a rule, are either received from the organisations engaged with the Forum, or taken from publicly available official sources. Should the users discover inaccuracies in such materials, or should they be aware of changes that have not been reflected on the website, its administration would appreciate receiving any comments, suggestions and updated information.



2017-07-27 15:50:00

Trade unions delegates consultation. 3rd Annual Meeting of BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers in Chongqing

Delegates of national trade union centres from all BRICS countries were given an opportunity to express their views on the issues on LEMM agenda and to engage in open exchange with the ministers and employer representatives.


2016-12-13 12:10:00

Trade unions delegates consultation. Johannesburg. November 14-15, 2016

Representatives of national trade union centres from Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa discussed topical issues of cooperation within BRICS during the international trade union workshop held on November 14-15, 2016 in Johannesburg (South Africa).


2016-09-26 16:50:00

Trade unions delegates consultation on the fields of BRICS labor and employment ministers' Meeting. New Delhi, September 2016.

On September 26-27, 2016 the 2nd BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting took place in New Delhi with a meeting of BRICS trade union representatives held on its sidelines.