International Trade Union Confederation - Asian and Pacific Regional Organization (ITUC-AP)
May 1951, as Asian Regional Organization - ARO - of the Asian and Pacific regional organization of H-XA1667 - International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU). Current name adopted 1984. Rules and Standing Orders amended by 16th Regional Conference, 18-20 Dec 1996, Cebu City (Philippines). Original title: ICFTU Asian and Pacific Regional Organization (APRO). Current title adopted, following merger of IFCTU and H-XA3490 - World Confederation of Labour (WCL), Nov 2006, into A-XM2085 - International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). ICFTU-APRO and the H-XD0200 - Brotherhood of Asian Trade Unionists (BATU) - WCL established ITUC-Asia Pacific on 4 Sep 2007.
Defend and promote fundamental workers' rights for social justice, democracy and peace; promote cooperation between all trade unions so that the workers they represent will have greater bargaining power nationally and regionally.
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Regional Conference (every 4 years), consisting of delegates of member organizations. Regional Executive Bureau (meets as need arises). Regional General Council (meets at least once a year). Special Committees on finance, women and youth. Secretariat, headed by General Secretary. Divisions and Departments (6): Workers' Rights; Organizing; Women; Youth; Information; Finance.
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