Federation of Trade Unions of the RK takes part in the 107th International Labour Conference of the ILO

In Geneva, the 107th International Labour Conference organized by the International Labour Organization continues its work.

The agenda of the International Labour conference includes a wide range of issues including violence in the workplace, the role of women in the world of work, social dialogue, the application of norms and cooperation for development.

Mr. Samir Murad, Minister of Labour of Jordan, was elected as a chairman of the 107th ILO Conference, which will last until 8 June.

From the Federation of Trade Unions of the RK in the forum take part chairman of the FTU of the RK Bakytzhan Abdіrayim, head of the sector of international cooperation Takhmina Kubasheva, chairman of the branch trade union of employees of state, banking institutions and public services Mirbolat Zhakypov.

The delegation of FTU of the RK held a meeting with the Director of the Bureau of Workers ‘ Affairs (ACTRAV) Maria Helen Andre, and also participated in the meeting dedicated to the International Day against Child Labour with the participation of Director-General of the ILO Guy Ryder and the Nobel Laureate of the World Kailash Satuarti.

On the same day, a meeting was held with Heinz Caller, director of the Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia and the Director-General of the ILO Guy Ryder.

The delegation of FTU of the RK actively participated in the Committee against violence in the workplace and the workers’ bureau, as well as in the Committee of standards.

Traditionally, high-level delegates – Heads of States and Governments, attend the forum. On 7 June, the «World of Work» summit will discuss the role of employment and decent work in ensuring peace and stability in countries emerging from crisis, conflict and natural disasters. On this day, the Conference will be addressed by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi, President of the Central African Republic Faustin-Archange Touadera and President of Ireland Michael Higgins.

The International Labour Conference which is held every year in Geneva, defines the general policy directions of the International Labour Organization. Every year, more than 5 000 delegates from governments, workers and employers from 187 member states of the ILO gather for the “World Labour Parliament” session.