International Affairs Committee

Share this page

The Committee meets quarterly and is open to all SERTUC affiliated unions.

The Committee meets to discuss the international work of the Region, the work of the affiliated unions and to hear from speakers on topics of interest.  Previous guest speakers have covered South Africa, Venezuela, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Palestine, Greece, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, USA and more.

Joint events have been held with the SERTUC Public Services Committee on fighting austerity in Europe and with the SERTUC Race Relations Committee on fighting the rise of fascism in Greece.  The Officers of the Committee, the annual timetable and plan are agreed every year at the June AGM.


Thursday 15 June 2017, SERTUC International Affairs Committee delegates wear marigold glove on one hand to show solidarity with cleaners, and hold keys with the other for security guards, celebrating: International Day of Dignity for Cleaners and Security Staff

SERTUC International Affairs Committee would like to thank Guest Speaker: Adrian Weir, Unite Assistant Chief of Staff, for his contribution (re: visit to post-election Ecuador) at Committee meeting held on Thursday 15 June 2017. Please view Adrian’s report HERE 

Chair: B Archer (NUT)     

Vice Chair:  J Taylor (GMB)

Vice Chair: J Gray (UNISON)

Secretary: S Makinde (NUT)

Meeting Calendar

Thursday 21 September 2017, ​International Affairs Committee ​ 

Thursday 7 December 2017​, International Affairs Committee  

Thursday 22 March 2018​, International Affairs Committee ​ 

Thursday 7 June 2018​, International Affairs Committee ​AGM


[email protected]
020 7467 1218
020 7467 1220

Share this Page

Printer-friendly versionSend by email