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PSI Haiti Solidarity Visit with the CTSP April 30 – May 6, 2010. Objectives. Celebrate May Day in solidarity with Haitian trade unionists; Gain a better understanding of current situation of the CTSP; Hear first hand the needs of trade union activists; listen and learn from them;

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PSI Haiti Solidarity Visit with the CTSP April 30 – May 6, 2010

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PSI Haiti Solidarity Visitwith the CTSPApril 30 – May 6, 2010


Objectives

  • Celebrate May Day in solidarity with Haitian trade unionists;

  • Gain a better understanding of current situation of the CTSP;

  • Hear first hand the needs of trade union activists; listen and learn from them;

  • Develop ideas for on-the-ground projects;

  • Solidarity, dignity and respect – NOT charity.


Our objective was to find out what direct assistance the CTSP needs and how best to provide it to them so that they can effectively re-build capacity, participate in re-building their country, and advance their priorities for workers and public services.

In one sentence…


The CTSP

  • Confederation des travailleurs et des travailleuses des secteurs public et privé (Confederation of Public and Private Sector workers);

  • Comprises 12 unions representing electriciy, transport, teachers, telecommunications, post, health, national press, archives, municipality of Port-au-Prince,and workers in maternity and social benefits;

  • Founded in 2008

  • Affiliated to PSI in 2009

  • 6000 members

  • 300 members perished in the earthquake


After January 12


After January 12th


After January 12th


After January 12th


Hotel Villa Créole


In the streets


Champs de Mars camp


Camps in Port-au-Prince


Champs de Mars camp


Camp in school yard


Site of CTSP’s former office


CTSP offices succumb to the earthquake


CTSP’s former offices


Marching for public services


May 1st Solidarity March


Solidarity March, May 1st


CTSP members – May 1st Solidarity March


Dukens RaphaëlGeneral Secretary of the CTSP


Solidarity March, May 1st


Streets of Port-au-Prince


Access to Food


Access to water


Health Care


CTSP mobilizing to assist members

  • Shelter site set up on land owned by electricity company pension fund

  • FESTREDH (electricity union) is coordinating the site

  • 60 families (250 individuals) living on site

  • 1720 families registered for the site

  • Needs include tents, tools, tarps, water tanks, temporary shelters


Electricity workers’ site


APROSIFA: integrated family centre


APROSIFA Day Care


CTSP Women’s Secretariat


Support for the CTSP

  • Bilateral relationships with CTSP and PSI and its affiliates

  • In the current context, material assistance is akin to capacity building

  • CTSP’s priorities: food aid, assistance to family members of victims, new offices


PSAC SJF: Support for Haiti to date

  • $210,000 raised

  • $45,000 distributed in humanitarian relief so far:

  • $15,000 to PSI for the CTSP

  • $10,000 to the FTQ Haiti Solidarity Fund

  • $10,000 to Médecins sans frontières (MSF)

  • $5,000 to the CTH (ITUC affiliate)

  • $5,000 to the Women’s Platform


The PSAC SJF: Some ideas

  • Developing initiatives to support women trade unionists

  • Support the Plate Forme Femmes Citoyennes Haïti Solidaire

  • Sectoral partnerships with CTSP – eg: agriculture (food safety and food production), transport, archives

  • Campaign for public services and decent work

  • Professional and technical training programmes and capacity building


MESI AN PIL!


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