The 4th ITUC World Congress has relected Sharan Burrow as a General Secretary

The 4th ITUC World Congress concluded in Copenhagen with the re-election of Sharan Burrow as General Secretary of the 207 million-member movement.



More than 1,200 participants took part in five days of debate to shape the policies and priorities for the international trade union movement for the next four years.

Five urgent resolutions were passed calling for: 
Human rights and peace in Colombia; 
Solidarity with workers and students in Iran; 
Labour law reforms in Hungary; 
Labour rights and solidarity with independent trade unions in Kazakhstan; 
Freedom for Lula.

The next ITUC World Congress will be held in 2022.

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