International Federation of Petroleum and Chemical Workers (IFPCW)

Fédération internationale des travailleurs du pétrole et de la chimie (FITPC)
Federación Internacional de Trabajadores Petroleros y Quimicos (FITPQ)
Internationaler Verband der Petroleum- und Chemiearbeiter (IVPC)

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Founded

1954-04-05 Paris France

History

5 Apr 1954, Paris (France), as International Federation of Petroleum Workers (IFPW) -- Fédération internationale des travailleurs du pétrole (FITP) -- Federación Internacional de Trabajadores Petroleros (FITP) -- Internationaler Verband der Petroleumarbeiter (IVP). New Constitution adopted 26 Nov 1966. Ceased to exist, 1 Jan 1996, following decision Nov 1995, Washington DC (USA), on merger with H-XC1878 - International Federation of Chemical, Energy and General Workers' Unions (ICEF), and H-XC2959 - Miners' International Federation (MIF) to form H-XB0003 - International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mine and General Workers' Unions (ICEM).

Aims

Support national and international action in the struggle against any kind of exploitation and oppression and make international working class solidarity effective; defend and promote, in the international plane, the economic, social and occupational interests of all petroleum and chemical workers; seek universal recognition and enforcement of the right of democratic trade union organization; represent petroleum and chemical workers in international agencies performing functions which affect their social, economic and occupational conditions; furnish affiliated organizations with information on the economy, on wages and working conditions of petroleum and chemical workers in different parts of the world, legislation affecting them, the development and activities of their trade unions and other kindred matters on which their interest depends.

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Structure

Congress (at least every 3 years). Executive Board, consisting of President, General Secretary, fourteen Vice-Presidents. Secretariat, headed by General Secretary. Vice-Presidents, selected from among affiliated organisations.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

XB1975

Last News

1993

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