Countdown to ITF Congress

Website launched.

The ITF has a great new Congress website, just launched. It’s here: Whether or not you are going to Congress, remember to check it! You can view photos, read news and download all your congress documents in various languages as soon as their translations are ready. We are still looking for Congress bloggers who speak English or Spanish – so please contact us if you are keen to blog for us – send a message to

 The world congress of global union organisation the ITF (International Transport Workers' Federation) will be held in Mexico City from 5 to 12 August 2010.

One thousand three hundred and seventy six participants from 368 unions in 112 countries are expected to attend the four-yearly event, the first to be held in Latin America.

A press conference will be held at the conference venue, the Hilton Mexico City Reforma Hotel & Convention Centre, on 5 August at 13:30. For all those who can't attend that there is a wealth of information online about the event, its aims and history (see the press area or the congress site at Further press releases will follow before and during the event.