OATUU urged African leaders to make education free and compulsory at least to senior high school level, saying that social benefits should also be introduced to all citizens in order to reduce abject poverty.
On the challenges of funding the continental body, OATUU reiterates its call that the body should introduce an AU tax on air travels of US$5 for travels within the continent and US$20 for all intercontinental travels.
Khartoum, May 9 (SUNA) - Africa Regional Director of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Charles Dan called on the Organization of African Trade Union Unity (OATUU
) to participate effectively in making policies that assert the rights of the workers and make available working opportunities for YouthDan addressed Monday the inaugural sitting of a Workshop on recruitment of Youth, Democracy and Good Governance in Africa, held Monday at the Friendship Hall by the OATUU
in collaboration with Sudan Workers Trade Unions Federation and the International Labor Organization, calling on African countries to consider the human cadres needs for labor markets when making their education policesHe explained that 2.