Opening SIGTUR 11th Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina April 3rd 2018.
Trade union’s leaders representing above 200 million workers of the world opened yesterday SIGTUR 11th Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The Central of Argentinian Workers (CTA) hosts this international meeting which has got as its main topic the discussion on the future of work and alternatives organized workers are capable to offer against contemporary Neo-liberalism.
The opening session started with the screening of a welcoming video from the CTA in which Argentinian comrades summarized their local fights against Neo-liberal policies in the last year.
The International General Secretary, Adolfo “Fito” Aguirre welcomed the auditorium and said “it is the first time a SIGTUR Congress is host in Argentina, so we are grateful and hope within the next two working days we can develop a fight plan with incidence along the world”.
The opening of the Congress also counted with welcoming words from each delegation and the speech of two invited representatives: Víctor Báez, General Secretary of the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas (TUCA), and Joao Felicio, President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).