Invitation to TUC Debate, Thursday 23 January 2014, 6.00pm

The Missing Link? Trade unions and tackling poverty in the global south

To coincide with the publication of a book entitled “The Global Development Crisis” by Ben Selwyn of Sussex University, in which he makes the case for ‘labour-centred development’, the TUC is sponsoring a debate on the evening of Thursday 23 January 2014 at 6.00pm (refreshments from 5.30pm).

On the panel will be two of LCID’s Honorary Vice-Presidents. Gail Cartmail, who is also Assistant General Secretary of Unite and TUC Spokesperson on international development will be charing the debate, whilst Alison McGovern, who is also Labour MP for Wirral South and Shadow Minister for International Development, will be speaking.

Also speaking on the panel will be Ben Selwyn, the book’s author; Kwasi Adu-Amankwah, General Secretary of the African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa)

Please register through Eventbrite. For further information contact: Pat Brown (+ 44 20 7467 1226; email:, TUC European Union and International Relations Department.

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