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12 May 2016

As part of preparing for the 17th WFTU World Congress to be hosted in South Africa, taking place at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban from the 05- 08 October 2016, which is to be attended by 1500 delegates from across the world, the WFTU leadership will be arriving in the country on Tuesday, 17 May 2016 to assess the state of readiness for this 17th World Congress.


An International Seminar on “The role of the class-oriented trade union movement in the Transnational Corporations will take place as follows;

Date:    Tuesday, 17 May 2016
Venue: Ray Alexander Room

            2nd Floor COSATU House
Time:   12:00pm


This seminar will be addressed by the following comrades;

  1. Hariharan Mahadevan (WFTU Deputy General Secretary)
  2. Babis Vortelinos (President of Trade Union Local Authorities)
  3. Yannis Komnikos (Athens Trade Union of Private Employees)
  4. Anda Anastasak
  5. Mzwandile Makwayiba (WFTU Deputy President)
  6. Lulamile Sotaka (WFTU English-speaking African Coordinator)


A photo opportunity and media briefing will take place in the first 20 minutes.

The media is hereby invited to cover the seminar.


Issued by WFTU


For general inquiries contact;

Lulamile Sotaka at 082 455 1769


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