IUF Administrative Committee gathered in Copenhagen

The IUF Administrative Committee gathered at 3F Headquarters in Copenhagen during 13-15th of June to discuss various important issues regarding IUF work, organizing, fights and wins. This was also a preparation meeting for the upcoming 27th World Congress at the end of August. More than 26 participants from all around the world, both ordinary AC members and observers.

The Congress theme focuses on Organizing, Fighting and Winning together. This theme is the fundamental for improving working condition, securing well paid jobs, dignity, rights and stability. It can also enable equality, diversity, and progressive democratic politics.

The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant, Catering, Tobacco and Allied Workers' Associations (IUF), which is an international federation of trade unions representing workers employed in agriculture food production and tourism, which all our member unions are affiliated to. Making IUF our most important stakeholder at global level. The IUF is currently composed of 336 trade unions in 120 countries representing a combined representational membership of over 12 million workers (including a financial membership of 2.7 million). Within IUF, there are six autonomous regional organizations for Africa, Asia/Pacific, the Caribbean, Europe, Latin America and North America.

The General Secretary, the president and its nine vice-presidents constitute the administrative committee, which is responsible for guiding and supervising the Secretariat, in particular in administrative and financial matters. In addition, Presidents of IUFs trade groups and the Women Committee can participate in the meetings. The administrative committee meets approximately three times a year.


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The Nordic Union for Hotel, Restaurant, Catering and Tourism sector, is an association of unions in Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, all of which unionise workers of the HRCT industry. The member unions have all made collective agreements with employers organizations and companies in the NU HRCT.

All in all NU HRCT covers seven unions with a total of about 115,000 members.