About Bastun

BASTUN

  • Makes the trade union voice heard in the Baltic Sea Region
  • Represents trade unions in various international bodies and working groups
  • Works as a forum where trade unions in the Baltic Sea Region
  • Exchanges information and discusses and define common interests
  • Follows and examines political and social changes in the Baltic Sea Region
  • Proposes and puts forward joint initiatives
  • Formulates joint project applications
  • Promotes the capacity building of the trade unions
  • Organises events and conferences
  • Supports the free trade union movement in Belarus

Our vision

 

BASTUN adopted a new vision paper for a ten-year period at its' Spring Meeting in Riga on April 12, 2011.

 

Our mission


BASTUN promotes social dialogue, collective bargaining, tripartite structures and cooperation and the social dimension as a part of economic development and growth. BASTUN strives to promote humane and equitable societies, social rights, decent working conditions and wages for all in the Baltic Sea Region.

Our values


We believe in fundamental principles and rights at work, cooperation, democracy, freedom, equality, solidarity and joint responsibility. Together we seek to develop social justice in the Baltic Sea Region.

 

 

Our tools

 

By coming together, organising and joining forces we make workers' voices heard. We facilitate and develop new initiatives, partnerships and international contacts. We influence political decision makers in the region, coordinate joint projects and raise issues related to the Baltic Sea Region within the international trade union family.