PSI Trade union development projects are implemented in six areas of work:

  • Trade union rights
  • Health and social services
  • Utilities
  • Organising and capacity building
  • Global policy
  • Local and regional government


These projects are financed by the following donors: Union to Union, Solidarity Center, SASK, FNV Mondiaal, DGB Bildungswerk, FES, LO-FTF, KNS, EU and PSI affiliates (ex: FÓRSA, Kommunal, CUPE, UNISON, Vision and FIQ).

PSI projects

Africa and Arab countries

Supporting PuPs and defending public water - FNV Mondiaal - Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2019

Building trade union capacity to defend human rights of IDPs to quality public services - Union to Union - Nigeria - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

Organising workers for trade union unity of action, density and quality public services - Union to Union - Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania/Zanzíbar, Uganda - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

RDC Nurses - IMPACT - Democratic Republic of Congo - 01/01/2014 - 31/12/2019

Building sustainable public services unions in Burkina Faso - Union to Union - Burkina Faso - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

Strengthening public services unions for quality public services, decent work and social dialogue in Chad - Union to Union - Chad - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

CUPE/FORSA Cameroun water - IMPACT - Cameroun - 01/06/2018 - 31/12/2019

Egypt new affiliates organising project - Gdg, Kommunal, VISION - Egypt - 01/01/2017 - 31/12/2018

Strengthening Organisational and campaigning capacities of PSI affiliates in Tunisia and Egypt - Union to Union - Egypt, Tunisia - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

Strengthening organizational capacities of women trade unionists - Union to Union - Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia, Yemen - 02/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

Human rights, trade unions and quality public services for refugees and migrant workers - Union to Union - Algeria, Lebanon, Tunisia - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2019

Solidarity Center Egypt - Solidarity Center - Egypt - 01/04/2018 - 1/03/2019

Strengthening unions for quality public health systems in West and Central Africa - Union to Union - Liberia, Niger - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

Gender Based Violence AF - IMPACT - South Africa, Togo

2018-2019 Towards Social Justice 2015-2017 Building an independent Public Sector Trade Union for Mozambique / 2014 Campaigning for a public sector trade union law and quality public services - SASK - Mozambique - 20/06/2018 - 31/12/2019

Unions harnessing the leadership potential of a gender-balanced collective to champion workers’ rights - Union to Union - Swaziland - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

Southern Africa Water Project - SASK - Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe - End: 31/12/2021

Asia Pacific

Strengthening young worker leaders in public services trade unions - DGB Bildungswerk - Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand - 01/01/2019 - 31/12/2021

Gender Based Violence AP - IMPACT - Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka - 01/07/2018 - 30/06/2019

Strengthening young worker and women leaders in public services trade unions in South and Southeast Asia - DGB Bildungswerk - Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand - 01/01/2019 - 31/12/2021

Women Health Workers Organising - IMPACT - Pakistan - 01/09/2015 - 31/12/2017

Gender justice for quality public health and social services in India - Union to Union - India - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

Strengthening the role of unions in the utility sector in Bangladesh for universal access to publicly controlled drinking water and energy services - FNV Mondiaal - Bangladesh - 01/10/2017 - 31/03/2019

Strong unions and QPS in Philippines Health Sector - SASK - Philippines - 15/06/2015 - 31/12/2017

Indonesia Energy - SASK - Indonesia - 01/01/2017 - 31/12/2018

AFW Organising project in the Philippines - SEIU- Philippines

South East Asia Water - SASK - Indonesia, Philippines - 01/03/2018 - 31/12/2021

Myanmar - SASK - Myanmar - 01/01/2019 - 31/12/2021

SASK Philippines C151 - SASK - Philippines - 27/06/2018 - 31/12/2021

Planning for Public Water Services in Indonesia and Philippines - SASK - Indonesia, Philippines

Inter America

Dialogo Social para la construccion de la paz estable y duradera en el sector publico - FNV Mondiaal - Colombia - 01/01/2019 - 31/12/2020

Decent work in the health, water and municipal sectors - LO-FTF - Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua

Trade Union Rights in Central America - SASK - El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua - 01/10/2014 - 31/12/2017

Capacity building and strategic planning for public services trade unions in Honduras - Union to Union - Honduras - 02/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

Gender Based Violence in Southern Cone and Brasil - IMPACT - Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay - 31/07/2013 - 30/12/2019

Lutar contra retrocessos, fortalecendo sindicatos na promoção de igualdade de oportunidades e combate à discriminação - DGB Bildungswerk - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2020

Young Workers (2011-13) + Bridging (2014) -2015-2016 - IMPACT - Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay - 31/12/2010 - 31/12/2016

Strengthening public sector trade unions in Paraguay - UNion to Union - Paraguay - 02/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

Global

Young workers Remunicipalization Planning - IMPACT - 01/10/2016 - 31/12/2018

Building trade union capacities and quality public services for a just transition to climate change - Union to Union - Jamaica, Kenya, Perú, Tonga, Tunisia, Zambia - 01/01/2018 - 31/12/2022

Tax Justice - FES - 01/01/2019 - 31/12/2019

Trade - FES - 01/01/2019 - 31/12/2019

QPS - FES - 01/01/2019 - 31/12/2019