Sultanate Participates at 107th International Labour Conference in Geneva

Geneva, The Sultanate is currently taking part

at the 107th session of the International Labour Conference being held

in Geneva in Switzerland.

The Sultanate’s delegation is led by Sheikh Abdullah bin

Nasser al-Bakri, Minister of Manpower. The delegation also includes

representatives of the tripartite stakeholders (the Ministry of Manpower,

Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OCCI) and the General

Federation of Oman Trade Unions “GFOTU”).

The conference discusses reports of the Chairperson of the

Governing Body and of the Director-General, information and reports

on the application of conventions and recommendations, effective

development cooperation of the International Labour Organization (ILO)

in support of the Sustainable Development Goals, elimination of

discrimination in business world and the issues related to the strategic

objective of social dialogue.

A meeting was held between the GCC labour ministers and the

ILO Director General to discuss the support provided by the ILO to the

GCC states through training and employment programs. The meeting

stressed the importance of organizing seminars about the future jobs in

the fourth industrial revolution (4IR).

On the sidelines of the conference, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser

al-Bakri, Minister of Manpower, met with the Jordanian Minister of

Labour and Moroccan Minister of Labour and Vocational Merger.

Sheikh al-Bakri discussed with them means of enhancing bilateral

cooperation and sharing experiences in education and vocational

training field, as well as the future skills needed by the labour market.

The meetings were attended by the Sultanate’s Ambassador to the UN

Permanent Commission in Geneva and heads of the production


Source: Oman News Agency

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