June 30, 2015
ILO: A training Academy on Social Security is organized by the ILO Training Centre in Turin (Italy) from 21 September to 2 October 2015. As in 2014 with the Academy on social dialogue, AICESIS encourages the participation of its members in the event.
Mr. Vincent NYAGILO is the new Secretary of NESAC. His email address is
Mr Tiziano TREU, former Minister of Labor and a well-known and respected personality in Italy and internationally, in Europe in particular, has been appointed President of CNEL.
Following the retirement of Mr. VU TRONG Kim, Mr. TRAN THANH Man is the new Vice President and Secretary General of the Patriotic Front.
The ESC, which was dissolved in 2013, was resettled in accordance with the new constitution (30 March 2016). The first extraordinary session from 3 to 15 April 2017 adopted the new rules of procedure and elected the new Office: Chairman: Mr Alfred Tainga POlOKO (Representative of the Chamber of Commerce and former Minister of Communication); 1st Vice-President: Mr Kobine LAYAMA (representative of the religious platform and emblematic figure of social cohesion and the return of peace between religious denominations); 2nd Vice-President: Ms Joséphine DEJEAN (President of the Businesswomen's Association); Quaestor: Mr Hyppolite MAYER; Rapporteur: Mr. Bouté DE BAMBA.
The Dominican Republic ESC and the Spanish ESC organized a workshop in Santo Domingo on 29-30 March 2017 on "Economic and Social Councils and Consensus Building".
At the invitation of Dr. Martha Theodorou, AICESIS Chargée de Mission in communication, the Social Dialogue Council of Poland drafted a note on the national social dialogue.
The Moroccan EESC and the Spanish ESC held a bilateral seminar on "Implementing the global climate agenda - The case of the energy and water sectors" in February 2017.
To contact the ESC SG the new email address to use is
Mr. Marco WAGENER, Advisor to the Chamber of Employees in Luxembourg, is the new President of the ESC.