At its January meeting, the National Executive Board adopted the following resolution:
“BE IT RESOLVED THAT CUPW send a delegation of six (6) people, including rank-and-file members, to the next World Social Forum (WSF) to be held in Salvador de Bahia, from March 13 to 18, 2018.”
The delegation to the World Social Forum will take part in activities such as a workshop on the Canadian postal service (“Delivering Community Power”), meet with Brazilian postal workers and visit postal installations. The costs of the visit will be paid out of Appendix “R”.
Participants will be selected using the following criteria:
On returning from the World Social Forum, delegation members are expected to submit a 300-500 word report on their experience in the Forum, which will then be shared with CUPW members.
The deadline for submitting an application to join the delegation is February 12, 2018.
To apply, please complete the attached form and send it by mail or email to:
National Union Representative
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
377 Bank Street, Ottawa ON K2P 1Y3