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Online course on "Workers' rights in a Global Economy"

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March 2016: Online course on "Workers' rights in a Global Economy" by the Global Labour University

Starting on 3 March 2016, The Global Labour University offers a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Workers’ Rights in a Global Economy”.
You can watch the course trailer on

This online course connects union members and labour activists from around the world on the interactive platform iversity to learn and to exchange about the challenges and strategies for implementing workers´ rights worldwide, in particular in the context of global supply chains.

The course is jointly taught by academics, ILO and trade union experts. It runs over 8 weeks (3 March – 27 April + exam period) and is based on video lectures, readings, and interactive quizzes and discussions. The course is free in the audit track and costs 49 Euro in the certificate track which is awarded by a certificate recognized by the Global Labour University and Penn State University.

For more information and enrolment please go to