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



During the dictatorship of Hissene Habre in Chad, Younous fought for trade union rights for hospital workers. He was persecuted, dismissed from his role, imprisoned and tortured. Since the fall of the regime, Younous has helped send Habre to prison, and keeps up the struggle for trade union rights and healthcare for all in Chad