The World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) was formed in 1945 with an aim to bring trade union across the world under single umbrella of International Organization.
It was established to replace the International Federation of Trade Unions by the representation of 67 million workers from 56 National Organisations from 55 countries and 20 International Organisations. Its headquarter is situated in Athens, Greece. It holds consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, the ILO, UNESCO, FAO, and other UN agencies.
Objectives of World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU)
The working domain of World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU) moving around the rights and emancipation of working people such as:
• Right to organise
• Right to work
• Right to freedom from discrimination and to a higher standard of living (Food, Clothes and shelter etc)
• To adhere social security.