International Textile, Garment, Leather and Shoe Workers' Federation - Regional Inter-American Organization

Fédération internationale des travailleurs du textile, de l'habillement, du cuir et de la chaussure - Organisation régionale interaméricaine
Federación Internacional de Trabajadores del Textil, Vestido, Cuero y Calzado - Organización Regional Interamericana (FITTVCC/ORI)
Federação Internacional dos Trabalhadores do Textil, Vestuario, Couro e Calçado - Organização Regional Interamericana

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History

12 Oct 1966, Cuernavaca (Mexico), as Inter-American Textile and Garment Workers' Federation -- Federación Interamericana de Trabajadores de la Industria Textil y del Vestuario (FITITV), by delegates from 13 participating countries. Name changed at 3rd Congress, Sep 1972, Bogota, to Inter-American Textile, Garment, and Leather Workers' Federation -- Federación Interamericana de Trabajadores de la Industria Textil, Vestuario y Cuero (FITITVC). At 8th Continental Congress, Oct 1990, Mexico City (Mexico), the name Inter-American Textile, Garment, Leather and Shoe Workers' Federation -- Federación Interamericana de Trabajadores de la Industria Textil, Vestuario, Cuero y Calzado (FITTVCC) was adopted, to emphasize the status as a regional organization of International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF). Headquarters office located: 1966 - 1968 in Lima (Peru); 1968 - 1976 in Mexico City; 1976 - 1989 in Bogota. Since Aug 1989 the Secretariat is located in Venezuela. Last modification of Statutes at 11th Congress, 20-21 Nov 2002, Lima. Ceased to exist on dissolution of ITGLWF, June 2012, to become IndustriALL Global Union (IndustriALL).

Aims

Coordinate trade union activities of textile, garment, leather and shoe workers in the American continent with the aim of improving living standards and working conditions and ensuring the democratic character and freedom of the trade union movement; promote educational and cultural programmes.

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Activities

Involved in a permanent education and organizing project (IMOP) and in international trade union projects undertaken by ITGLWF.

Structure

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Languages

English, French, Portuguese, Spanish.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 20 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Workers
  • Amenities
    • Clothing
    • Footwear
  • Industry
    • Textiles, Cordage
    • Leather, Hides, Fur

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

UIA Org ID

D1104

Last News Received

1. Jun 2009
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