Trade unions

Trade unions are long-standing campaigners for better economic and social conditions worldwide. Through their widespread and regular contacts with their own members (over 300 million worldwide), and also with employers, governments and political parties, they can play a leading role in promoting the humanitarian causes under Movement Millennium.

Trade unions could use their communication and educational networks to promote the knowledge about the agendas of action under the Movement to their member and general public through:

Trade unions, at the local level, can organize organ donation camps, tree plantation drives, competitions and picnics for their children and seniors, adultliteracy and numeracy classes, discourses on population planning and AIDS education and distribution of condoms, training on safe water maintenance and water conservation techniques and discussions on child labor.