An international solidarity meeting was held in Havana, Cuba on 2nd May 2017. More than 1000 delegates from all over the world attended the meeting, expressing their solidarity with the Cuban people.
On behalf of WFTU, the WFTU General Secretary, George Mavrikos addressed the meeting, highlighting the solidarity of the class oriented trade union movement with Cuba. Divanilton Pereira, WFTU Secretariat Member and Dr K. Hemalata, WFTU Presidential Council Member also delivered a speech.
The Cuban trade union federation CTC offered an honorary medal to the WFTU General Secretary, George Mavrikos and to the WFTU Vice President, Valentin Pacho for their action and contribution to the international trade union movement.