Clair Siobhan Ruppert has been working at the International Relations Secretariat of Central Única dos Trabalhadores – CUT Brazil (national confederation of trade unions) for 20 years. She has a bachelor in International Relations and master sc. in Labour Policies and Globalization. Currently she coordinates the International Secretariat of CUT and is technically responsible for topics such as International Labour Organization – ILO, International Trade Union Confederation – ITUC, Global Labour University – GLU and Southern Initiative on Globalisation and Trade Union Rights – SIGTUR, among other responsibilities. She is also deputy member of the National Council on Migration of the Brazilian government.