The Council of Global Unions (CGU) meets annually. The current Chair of the CGU is Rosa Pavanelli (PSI), the Vice-Chair is Stephen Cotton (ITF) and the Secretary is Sharan Burrow (ITUC).

We share a common determination to organise, to defend human rights and labour standards everywhere, and to promote the growth of trade unions for the benefit of all working men and women and their families.

Global Unions - The highest level of trade union representation

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Global Unions

Nine

Global Union Fedeartions

210 million

workers

163

countries