Here is the letter to the Director General of the International Labour Organization on the complaint submitted by EI (Education International) Committee on Freedom of Association of the ILO violation of Conventions 87 and 98 of the ILO by the Government of Djibouti. The complaint was submitted on behalf of SYNESED, SEP and EI (Education International).

Mr Director-General,

Please find enclosed a complaint to the Committee on Freedom of Association, presented by Education International (EI) Education, the Union of teachers colleges and schools of Djibouti (SYNESED) and the Teachers’ Union First Degree (MS), for violations of Convention 87 on Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organise and Convention 98 on the Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining by the Government of the Republic of Djibouti. These fundamental ILO Conventions have been ratified by both the Republic of Djibouti in 1978.

Please kindly forward this communication to the Committee on Freedom of Association as a formal complaint against the Government of the Republic of Djibouti.

EI, the SYNESED and SEP are concerned about the deteriorating situation of teachers Djibouti and serious violations of freedom of association in the country and hope that the strong recommendations of the Committee will full respect for trade union rights in Djibouti.

The contact person for this complaint is Mr. Farah Abdillahi Miguil, Secretary General of SYNESED, which can be reached through the International Education for more information.

Please accept, Sir, the assurances of our friendly greetings,

lettre au Directeur général de l’OIT


  1. djibouti and hargeisa are one people and their conglomeration should integratingly co-ordinated
    like canada or london and paris.