Date: Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. EDT
Place: In-person (U.S. Dept of Labor – Frances Perkins Building 200 Constitution Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20210) and virtual event.
To join online, tune in here at 11:30 a.m.
To join in person, register here.
Co-Hosted By: Department of Labor, Department of State, and U.S. Agency for International Development
This session will elevate the role of labor movements as drivers of democracy and essential components of democratic societies. Government and labor representatives will highlight country cases and approaches of labor movements defending, reclaiming, and expanding democratic space, with an emphasis on the responsibilities of governments to protect and hold space for democratic labor movements.
“No Democracy without Unions: Labor Movements as Defenders of Democratic Rights” is an official event of the second Summit for Democracy, a global democracy initiative co-hosted by Costa Rica, the Netherlands, South Korea, the United States and Zambia from March 28-30, 2023. The second Summit will showcase progress made by Summit partners on commitments during the Year of Action. M-POWER is one of the largest commitments made by Summit partners.