Union to Union gladly participates in highlighting the significant potential that social dialogue has to strengthening multi-stakeholder platform in order to promote the respect for trade union rights and other human rights, as well as to promote cooperation, democracy, gender equality, and support for poverty reduction. Strong social dialogue is a core component of stable and predictable industrial relations that build for increased productivity of businesses and societies at large.

Union to Union work in partnership with trade unions worldwide and supports on-site through around 100 trade-union development projects in close to 100 countries, of which several are working for a progressive development through social dialogue and cooperation. Union to Union wishes to contribute with the following examples of how the trade union movement have promoted a progressive development through social dialogue.