International Labor Organization extends Adequate Labor program for Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 20 / Trend U. Ismayilova /
The International Labor Organization and the Azerbaijani Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population reached agreement on prolongation Adequate Labor program by 2015. The program comprises four elements necessary for better terms of social development: employment, rights, protection and dialogue.
"The second stage of the program envisages technical consultation for the country," Elnur Sultanov, head of the international cooperation department of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Labor and Social Protection said on April 20.
Agreement on prolongation of program was reached during the visit of Moscow sub regional office's representatives of the International Labor Organization in Baku last week. Besides Azerbaijan, the International Labor Organization created similar programs for Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Romania, etc. during the last years.
Conducting of the sub regional conference dedicated to 87-anniversary of the International Labor Organization in Baku in autumn will be discussed during the visit of representatives. All members-countries of the organization will participate in the conference, Sultanov said.
The International Labor Organization is un specialized enterprise dealing with settlement of labor relations. Roughly 182 nations are participants of the International Labor Organization for 2009. The Organization's headquarter - the International Labor Bureau is situated in Geneva since 1920. Office of the sub regional bureau for countries of Eastern Europe and Central Asia is in Moscow.
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