International Federation of Plantation, Agricultural and Allied Workers (IFPAAW)

Fédération internationale des travailleurs des plantations, de l'agriculture et des secteurs connexes (FITPASC)
Federación Internacional de los Trabajadores de las Plantaciones, Agricolas y Similares (FITPAS)
Internationale Föderation der Plantagen, Land- und Anverwandten Arbeiter (IFPLAA)

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History

Dec 1959, Brussels (Belgium), replacing Plantation Workers' International Federation, formed in 1957. Subsequently, European Landworkers' Federation (ELF), set up Aug 1920, as International Landworkers' Federation (ILFA) -- Fédération internationale des travailleurs agricoles -- Europäische Landarbeiter Föderation, merged also with IFPAAW. Ceased to exist, 1 Jan 1994, on merger with International Union of Foodworkers, which then adopted its current title: International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers Associations (IUF).

Aims

Aid workers to achieve the right to form independent trade unions and to bargain collectively with employers; federate trades unions of plantation, agricultural and allied workers on a regional basis and represent them with international organizations, organizing international action to promote the economic and social well-being of their members; aid and encourage the creation of democratic unions in these fields where they do not already exist.

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Activities

Promotes trade union organizing campaigns among plantation and agricultural workers; confers financial and technical assistance and advice; collects and disseminates information relating to plantation and agricultural matters; acts as international spokesman on matters relating to plantation and agricultural workers on international bodies.

Structure

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Languages

English, French, Spanish.

Staff

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Financing

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Ros); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 8 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 63 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Workers
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture
    • Plantations

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

B1979

Last News Received

10. Nov 1993
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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