EST. 1983

Welcome to SATUCC

The Southern Africa Coordination Council (SATUCC) is a regional trade union organization representing all major trade union federations in the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

SATUCC was established in  March 1983 in Gaborone, Botswana soon after the formation of the Southern Africa Coordination Conference (SADCC) which later transformed into the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC). The main idea was to:

  • form a strong regional trade union body that could play a role in the political liberation struggle and
  • influence policy at the regional level in favour of workers.

Today SATUCC and is the only formally recognised representative regional trade union confederation with a special status in the SADC.


October 16, 2018

SATUCC blasts Zim govt over ZCTU arrests

By Alois Vinga The Southern African Trade Union Coordination Council (SATUCC) has condemned last week’s […]
July 25, 2018

TUCOSWA Statement on the Lushaba Matter

The Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) has been following with keen interest the events […]
July 18, 2018

SATUCC Newsletter, Jan-May 2018 Edition, is now out!

The SATUCC secretariat has now released the latest edition of its online newsletter for Jan-May […]
June 19, 2018


On the 19th June 2018, SATUCC officially signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with a […]
May 24, 2018

SATUCC has new affiliate from Botswana

The Southern Africa Trade Union Coordination Council (SATUCC), now has a new affiliate called the […]