On June 05,2017 the 106th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC), senior executive forum of the
International Labour Organization (ILO), began its
work in Geneva and will continue its activities until June 16.
session, Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General stressed, among other matters, that
the issues of social protection, sustainable development and social dialogue in
order to build a better society remain the key priorities of the International Labour Organization. According to the Head of the ILO,
discussions within the framework of the ongoing ILC session regarding the
abovementioned issues should help the Organization to improve its program of
activities and update recommendations on the implementation of policies in
these areas, taking into account the Sustainable development goals for the 2015
– 2030 period, aspects of globalization and demographic change, the impact of
regional conflicts on these processes and global climate change, as well as the
need to overcome the existing income inequality.
heard the statement of Tabaré Vázquez, President of Uruguay, who has outlined the
current socio-economic achievements and challenges that his country is facing,
informed on existing strategies and methods of resolving them, as well as
stressed on ILO’s important role in improving the world of labor.
plenary sessions of the Conference delegations will discuss the reports of ILO
Director-General on the implementation of social policy programs and Chairman
of the ILO Governing Body on its work in 2016 – 2017. The ILC committees will
focus on the realization of ILO Programme and Budget
for 2017 – 2018; observance of the ILO conventions and recommendations; labor
migration; decent work for peace, security and disaster resilience; evaluation
of the impact of the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization
participation of the Ukrainian side in the work of the Conference is ensured by
the representatives of the Ministry of Social Policy, the State Employment
Service, State Labour Service, employers'
organizations and trade unions, as well as the Permanent Mission of Ukraine in