Together with our member organisations, partners organisations and donors the Olof Palme International Center are engaged in development projects in more than 20 countries. For more information about our activities and partners please select region in the menu to your left.

You can also click on the map to read more about each individual project. Some of the information is in Swedish but if you have a specific interest in a project you will find contact information here.

 

Byggandet av ett nationellt fackförbund inom energiindustrin

Tema: Fackligt samhällsarbete
Land: Filippinerna
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in the Philippines. The main target groups are workers in the power industry, through the different labor unions which represent them. Through conferences, trainings and capacity building, the project aims to establish a democratic and financially sustainable national union in the power industry.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Dina El-Sofy
Samarbetsorganisation: SENTRO - Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa
Projektorganisation: SEKO Väst
Projektansvarig: Göte Karlsson

Enhancing the Profile and Broadening the Social Democratic Discourse in Asia

Tema:
Land: Regionalt Sydasien
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in Asian countries. The main target groups are the member parties of the Network. Through thematic conferences, seminars and experience exchange the project aims to achieve a recognized social democratic “umbrella” for the region, which is relevant to the needs of the people, it creates a dynamic discourse, and offers regular programs.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Viktoria Svensson Tordenborn
Samarbetsorganisation: ACF - Active Citizenship Foundation Inc.
Projektorganisation: Olof Palmes Internationella Center
Projektansvarig: Viktoria Svensson Tordenborn

Organisering av fiskearbetare och arbetare inom kommersiellt fiske

Tema: Fackligt samhällsarbete
Land: Filippinerna
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in the Philippines. The main target groups are organized fishers and workers of the commercial fishing industry, principally in General Santos and Navotas. Through trainings, conferences and legal support the project aims to achieve that workers in the commercial fhishing industry are able to access their trade union and workers’ rights, and improve their socioeconomic well-being.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Dina El-Sofy
Samarbetsorganisation: SENTRO - Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa
Projektorganisation: SEKO, Service och Kommunikationsfacket
Projektansvarig: Annica Barning

Organisering av kvinnliga arbetare inom elektronik- och textilindustrin

Tema: Fackligt samhällsarbete
Land: Filippinerna
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in the Philippines. The main target groups are women workers within the electronics- and garment industries in Cebu, Batangas an Cavite in the Philippines, particularly those working in so called Export Processing Zones (EPZ). Through trainings, seminars, meetings and capacity building, etc. the project aims to achieve that women workers in the garments and electronics industry are able to access their human and trade union rights and improve the terms and conditions of their work by organizing.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Dina El-Sofy
Samarbetsorganisation: SENTRO - Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa
Projektorganisation: Olof Palmes Internationella Center
Projektansvarig: Dina El-Sofy

Organizing the unorganized in the Cooperative Sector

Tema: Folkligt deltagande
Land: Filippinerna
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in the Philippines. The main target groups are member cooperatives of the Federation of Cooperatives in Workers’ Organizations, FEDCO. Through cooperative training, organizational development and innovation the project aims to achieve that FEDCO becomes a viable and sustainable cooperative federation and centre that develops viable non-traditional cooperatives, particularly genuine workers’ cooperatives.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Dina El-Sofy
Samarbetsorganisation: LEARN - Labour Education And Research Network Inc
Projektorganisation: Olof Palmes Internationella Center
Projektansvarig: Dina El-Sofy

Regionalization of ACF´s Centers for Good Governance and Active Citizenship

Tema:
Land: Filippinerna
Handläggare Palmecentret: Viktoria Svensson Tordenborn
Samarbetsorganisation: ACF - Active Citizenship Foundation Inc.
Projektorganisation: Olof Palmes Internationella Center
Projektansvarig: Viktoria Svensson Tordenborn

Strengthening NCTU’s Cap. to Defend & Advance Transport Workers’ Rights& Welfare

Tema: Fackligt samhällsarbete
Land: Filippinerna
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in the Philippines. The main target group are the members of the National Confederation of Transportworkers’ Unions. Through conferences, trainings and leadership development the project aims to achieve that the NCTU and its affiliates are consolidated as democratic and sustainable unions capable of representing transport workers in all levels of decision-making.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Dina El-Sofy
Samarbetsorganisation: SENTRO - Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa
Projektorganisation: Svenska Kommunalarbetareförbundet
Projektansvarig: Sofia Eriksson

Strengthening the Postal Workers’ Union PEUP

Tema: Fackligt samhällsarbete
Land: Filippinerna
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in the Philippines. The main target groups are organized postal workers. Through trainings, seminars, and capacity building the project aims to achieve that the Postal Employees Union of the Philippines regains its strenght as a sole and exclusive bargaining agent in Philpost.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Dina El-Sofy
Samarbetsorganisation: LEARN - Labour Education And Research Network Inc
Projektorganisation: SEKO, Service och Kommunikationsfacket
Projektansvarig: Annica Barning

Towards Establishing a National Union in the Food and Beverage Industry

Tema: Fackligt samhällsarbete
Land: Filippinerna
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in the Philippines. The main target groups are labor unions in the food and beverage industry that are affiliated to SENTRO. Through trainings, conferences and meetings the project aims to achieve an expansion of the social movement unionism in the fast food, beverages, canning and food manufacturing.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Dina El-Sofy
Samarbetsorganisation: SENTRO - Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa
Projektorganisation: Livs - Livsmedelsarbetareförbundet
Projektansvarig: Margareta Bruhn

Trade Union´s leadership development

Tema: Folkligt deltagande
Land: Filippinerna
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in the Philippines. The main target groups are unions affiliated to SENTRO. Through educational module development, trainings and research the project aims to achieve that LEARN increases its relevance to its partners and contributes to the strenghtening of the Philippine labor movement.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Dina El-Sofy
Samarbetsorganisation: LEARN - Labour Education And Research Network Inc
Projektorganisation: ABF Gästrikebygden-Gävle
Projektansvarig: Lina Jäderberg

Organizing the unorganized in the Cooperative Sector

Tema: Folkligt deltagande
Land: Filippinerna
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in the Philippines. The main target groups are member cooperatives of the Federation of Cooperatives in Workers’ Organizations, FEDCO. Through cooperative training, organizational development and innovation the project aims to achieve that FEDCO becomes a viable and sustainable cooperative federation and centre that develops viable non-traditional cooperatives, particularly genuine workers’ cooperatives.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Dina El-Sofy
Samarbetsorganisation: LEARN - Labour Education And Research Network Inc
Projektorganisation: Olof Palmes Internationella Center
Projektansvarig: Dina El-Sofy

Organisering av fiskearbetare och arbetare inom kommersiellt fiske

Tema: Fackligt samhällsarbete
Land: Filippinerna
Sammanfattning:

The project is implemented in the Philippines. The main target groups are organized fishers and workers of the commercial fishing industry, principally in General Santos and Navotas. Through trainings, conferences and legal support the project aims to achieve that workers in the commercial fhishing industry are able to access their trade union and workers’ rights, and improve their socioeconomic well-being.

Handläggare Palmecentret: Dina El-Sofy
Samarbetsorganisation: SENTRO - Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa
Projektorganisation: SEKO, Service och Kommunikationsfacket
Projektansvarig: Annica Barning
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