On Tuesday, April 25, in Astana, the Secretary General of the Council of Trade Unions of the Central Asian Countries – Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan Satybaldy Dauletalin met with representatives of the Federation of Trade Unions of Uzbekistan – Vice-Rector of the Trade Union Academy of Labor and Social Relations Abdukhalil Atamatov and Head of the Education Department Kazim Akhundzhanov.
Recall that in August 2021, Satybaldy Dauletalin took part in the opening of the Academy of Labor and Social Relations in Tashkent.
Since then, the higher educational institution has been training qualified personnel in popular professions, areas and specialties in the field of labor and social relations in the following specialties: Labor Law, Occupational Safety and Health, Human Resource Management, Social Work ” and etc.
The Academy also operates advanced training courses for trade union personnel.
Speaking about the purpose of his visit, Vice-Rector of the Academy Abdukhalil Atamatov noted that the Academy is ready to provide study places on a commercial basis for Kazakhstani students.
Currently, the number of full-time students is 165, part-time – 200 people.
SPECA Secretary General, Chairman of the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan Satybaldy Dauletalin emphasized the importance of developing an educational hub of the Council of Trade Unions of Central Asian countries on the basis of the Academy.
“The Council of Trade Unions of the Countries of Central Asia unites 9 million trade union members whose legal literacy is a common task for all members of the Council. Increasing the legal awareness of employees of enterprises in the Central Asian countries will make it possible to more effectively build relationships with social partners throughout the SPECA space. In May this year. at the third meeting of the Council members in Astana, we plan to discuss joint educational projects in detail,” said Satybaldy Dauletalin.
According to him, it is necessary to generate existing educational programs based on the leading international standards of trade union education and national legislation of the SPECA countries.
“In this work, it is necessary to involve the capabilities and resources of all national trade union centers in Central Asia. The Federation of Trade Unions of Kazakhstan has sufficient experience and potential in training trade union personnel. For our part, we are ready to share the expert and software base for organizing both online and offline advanced training courses,” Satybaldy Dauletalin emphasized.
It should be noted that a number of educational projects are being implemented under the Federation of Trade Unions of the Republic of Kazakhstan: the School of the Trade Union Leader has been operating for the second year, educational marathons, online and offline seminars and trainings are being held. A pool of professional lecturers has been formed under the FPRK, whose work is coordinated by the Training Center of the Federation. Last year alone, the Federation of Trade Unions conducted 440 training seminars online and offline, covering 32,157 trade union members.
Currently, the third enrollment of the Trade Union Leader School is underway, where 100 trade union activists from various sectors are trained.
As part of the visit to the Federation, Uzbek colleagues got acquainted with the work of the front office of the FPRK, visited the Legal Clinic, the Training Center, youth coworking and the pavilion of the KasipodaqMedia studio.