Denmark

Forum for International Cooperation (FIC)

 

FIC is an international non-profit organization (NGO) operating in Denmark, Europe and East Africa (Tanzania and Kenya) since 1995. FIC aims at realizing global equality and solidarity by increasing and developing people´s social, economic and democratic rights and promoting opportunities for better life conditions, regardless of their backgrounds or origins. Thus, FIC´s projects are focused on the area of life-long education; improvement of working conditions and labour rights; youth and senior employment; integration of emigrants; inclusion of women in the labour market; intercultural dialogue in Denmark, Europe and Africa; raise awareness of these issues on the national and international level. FIC’s values are based on the UN and Human Rights Conventions, the EU Charter for Fundamental Rights and ILO´s Conventions on Labour Rights.

 

Address: Svanevej 22, second floor, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark

Website: www.fic.dk

E-mail: fic@fic.dk

 

3F Copenhagen is a trade union in Copenhagen for mainly unskilled, and some skilled workers in what is defined as the “low wage workers” – a general workers union. 3F Copenhagen has 18.000 members in the following sectors: Private service, cleaning, cooking, hotel and restaurant workers, industry workers, postmen, storehouse workers, hospital porters, newspaper deliverers, Zoo animal keepers etc. Their members are of 45 nationalities. A lot of them are from Eastern and Central Europe, 40 % from Romania. 3F Copenhagen works targeted to organize migrant workers in Copenhagen, and to include/integrate them equally as active members, and in general to guarantee them decent wage and working conditions as for Danish workers in correspondence with the collective agreements.

 

Address: Peter Ipsens Alle 25, 2400 Copenhagen NV, Denmark

Website: www.3fkbh.dk

E-mail: kobenhavn@3f.dk