International Federation Textile and Clothing (IFTC-WCL)

Fédération internationale textile et habillement (FITH-CMT)
Federación Internacional Textil y Vestido (FITV-CMT)
Internationaler Bund Textil und Bekleidung
Internationale Federatie Textiel en Kleding (IFTK-WVA)

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1901-09-10 Düsseldorf Germany


10 Sep 1901, Düsseldorf (Germany), as International Federation of Christian Trade Unions of Textile and Clothing Workers -- Fédération internationale des syndicats chrétiens d'ouvriers du textile et de l'habillement. Name changed, 1971, to International Federation Textile-Clothing WCL (IFCT) -- Fédération internationale textile-habillement CMT (FITH) -- Federación Internacional Textil-Vestido CMT -- Internationaler Bund Textil und Kleidung WVA (IBTK) -- Internationale Federatie Textiel en Kleding WVA (IFTK). WCL merged with H-XA1667 - International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU) to form A-XM2085 - International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Nov 2006. IFTC merged into H-XB2629 - International Textile, Garment and Leather Workers' Federation (ITGLWF), Nov 2007.


Act as the international union of textile and clothing workers of WCL.


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GOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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