Under the slogan “For a free public and quality education for all”, and for the first in Africa, The World Federation of Trade Unions organized in coordination with the Organisation Démocratique de Travail of Morocco (ODT), the WFTU Regional Congress in Africa for the education sector. The Congress was held with great success and with a massive presence in Rabat, Morocco from 18 to 20 April 2012.
This African regional Congress is part of the resolutions of the WFTU 16th Congress for the organization of regional conferences and meetings in different continents of the world.
Trade unionist and militants from organizations of class struggle attended the Congress as well as many WFTU friends and experts in the education sector in Africa from countries such as Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, Mauritania , the Central African Republic and immigrant trade unionist in Morocco from Guinea Bissau, Congo, Mali, Botswana, Rwanda …
This is a first step, supported by the host militant organization ODT, towards strengthening the presence and role of the WFTU in Africa, particularly in the education sector.
A platform, an action plan and resolutions will be adopted and a committee of seven members will be elected at the end of this congress. This committee will be tasked to promote the primary objectives of the WFTU, where education will seek the welfare of the whole African society and the continued satisfaction of the growing needs of people and not for the benefit of capitalists.
Rabat, Morocco 19/04/2012