MENA Young Leaders visit our union

The second editionfes-young-arab of the FES Regional Thematic Network of the German Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) was launched in Amman in August with participants coming from several countries, such as Morocco, Libya, Turkey and many others. Activities included a visit to the General Trade Union of Workers in Textile Garment, Clothing Industries, where they met with Union Head Mr. Fathallah Omrani.
The Regional Thematic Network (RTN) is a programme designed for active young adults of the MENA region who wish to deepen their understanding of social justice and who are between 25 and 35 years old.
Together with Fathallah Omrani, the participants of the RTN discussed experts the numerous socio-political challenges, which MENA countries are facing in the aftermath of the so called “Arab spring”, and the roles, which trade unions can play with regard to them.

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