Communications International (CI)

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History

1920, as International Trade Secretariat (ITS), in succession to International Federation of PTT Employees, also referred to as 'Fédération des ouvriers des postes, télégraphes et téléphones', set up 6-7 July 1911, Paris (France), following international conference, 1906, Paris. Current Statutes adopted by 27th World Congress, 1 Oct 1993, Lisbon (Portugal). Has also been referred to as International Secretariat of Postal, Telegraphic and Telephonic Workers -- Secrétariat international des postes, télégraphes et téléphones and subsequently as Postal, Telegraph and Telephone International (PTTI) -- Internationale du personnel des postes, télégraphes et téléphones (IPTT) -- Internacional de Correos, Telégrafos y Teléfonos (ICTT) -- Internationale des Personals der Post-, Telegraphen- und Telephonbetriebe (IPTT). Current name adopted Aug 1997. Ceased to exist 1 Jan 2000 when merging with International Federation of Commercial, Clerical, Professional and Technical Employees (FIET), International Graphical Federation (IGF) and Media and Entertainment International (MEI) to form UNI Global Union.

Aims

Encourage international solidarity between free trade unions of workers within its jurisdiction and maintain friendly relations with all international organizations of free trade unions; take all appropriate actions at national and international levels required by circumstances to prevent or arrest developments which are menacing to peace, freedom and democracy; safeguard the economic, legal, moral and other interests of workers within its jurisdiction, especially at international level; support by all possible means affiliated unions which find themselves in difficulties of any kind; promote the formation, growth and strengthening of free trade unions of workers in its jurisdiction; undertake the necessary organisation and publicity measures to enlarge the circle of membership.

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Activities

Training courses; aid to unions in Africa, Asia, East and Central Europe and Latin America.

Structure

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Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

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

Relations with 6 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 125 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Workers
  • Communication
    • Communication

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

B3136

Last News Received

1999
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