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Taking Back the Just Transition for Climate Protection and Decent Work!

The AIDC, with the support of FES, is inviting you to debate the energy transition in South Africa. This discussion amongst trade unionists, social and environmental justice activists is urgent in light of the crisis of energy and climate policy. There are growing differences


United Front to Address Loadshedding

Towards a Public Pathway Approach to Energy Transition On Wednesday, July 27th, 2022, representatives of unions and social movements met in Johannesburg to discuss the country’s energy crisis. The representatives agreed to form a united front to resist privatisation of


How Climate Jobs Can Offer Decent Work to South Africans


AIDC Comments on Electricity Regulation Amendment Bill

The AIDC, together with Trade Unions for Energy Democracy (TUED), the Transnational Institute (TNI), the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), and the National Union of Metalworkers South Africa (NUMSA), has conducted research on energy policy and the ongoing reforms to


TUED Global Forum: February 25, 2022, 8:00-9:30am ET

Register here. At COP26 in Glasgow, the EU, the US and the UK announced it was going to “mobilize” $8.5 billion to accelerate South Africa’s transition away from coal in order to protect the climate. A month later the IMF “advised”


AIDC is hiring!

Climate Change and Energy Advocacy Officer  Deputy Director Economic and Budget justice Advocacy Officer Media and Communications Officer About us AIDC was formed in 1996 in response to the democratic transition in South Africa and the new opportunities and challenges

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