Places of Interest nearby
- Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
- United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
- Centre William Rappard
- European Free Trade Association
- World Intellectual Property Organization
- Palais des Nations
- Geneva International Airport
- Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining
- Lombard Odier & Cie
- Banque cantonale de Genève
Location address: Schweiz, Genf
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The International Federation of Building and Wood Workers (IFBWW) was a global union federation of trade unions in the building, building materials, wood, forestry and allied industries. It was established in 1934 by a merger of the Building Workers International and Wood Workers International. The International Secretariat of Stone Masons, the International Secretariat of Painters and Allied Trades and the International Secretariat of Bricklayers later joined the organisation. As of 2005, it had 287 member organisations in 124 countries, representing a combined membership of more than 10 million workers.
The Building and Wood Workers’ International (BWI) is the global union federation of democratic and free trade unions in the building, building materials, wood, forestry and allied industries. Established in 2005 by a merger of the International Federation of Building and Wood Workers (IFBWW) and the World Federation of Building and Wood Workers (WFBW). As of 2006, it has 350 member organisations in 135 countries, representing a combined membership of more than 12 million workers.