Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Feb. 17
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The Federation of Trade Unions of Uzbekistan (FTUU) and the International Labour Organization's (ILO) country office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia discussed the cooperation issues, FTUU said Feb. 16.
A FTUU delegation visited the ILO's country office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, a statement said.
The results of implementing the joint action plan on cooperation of the FTUU Council with the ILO on behalf of the ILO Bureau for Workers' Activities (ACTRAV) and the Bureau for Eastern Europe and Central Asia and in accordance with the Decent Work Country Program of the Republic of Uzbekistan for 2014-2016 were discussed during the visit.
The views on the areas of cooperation between FTUU and ILO's Bureau in 2016 were also exchanged during the meetings with the ILO specialists.
In particular, the specific joint activities were outlined for 2016. Among them are strengthening of the social partnership to implement the fundamental principles and labour rights, promoting of the expansion of decent employment opportunities and improving of working conditions and social protection.
Uzbekistan joined ILO in 1992. To date, Azerbaijan has joined 13 conventions of this international organization.