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Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

The 13th Congress of SACTWU took place from the 21-24th September 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa, under the theme Defend the democracy, protect workers, build unity, fight corruption, grow jobs and strengthen service to members'

The National Congress is the highest policy- and decision making structure of the Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers' Union (SACTWU).  The union's constitution requires it to be held once every three years. Congress is an opportunity to review the work of the organisation, specifically progress with the implementation of its Programme of Action decisions adopted at the previous Congress held 3 years ago. It is also an opportunity renew the mandates on policy and leadership, for the period ahead. 

The last Congress was held in August 2013, at the Durban International Convention Centre. This year's Congress was the union's 13th since its founding in 1989 and over 900 delegates, guests and staff members attended.

More information on the event can be found in the dedicated NATIONAL CONGRESS 2016 section.