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Letter N° 70 / June 2016

The updating of the global database on ESCs and SIs of social dialogue existing across the world have started. An AICESIS - ILO call has been sent to all ESCs and SIs of social dialogue members of these two organisations. Please check on the website this database http://www.aicesis.org/database/ if all informations regarding your institution are correct, and advise us of any modification or addition. All other non-indexed institutions are invited to submit by email () the application filled, if possible with all the corresponding reference documents.

People wishing to attend the AICESIS Summer School for Youth (3-9 September 2016 in Algiers, Algeria) who are still not registered shall urgently send their application to .

AICESIS work in progress

« Implementing the post 2015 development agenda: moving from commitment to results ». The ESC of Benin, working group rapporteur, drafted the second note that has been sent on 21 April to all for comment by the beginning of June.

Agenda

International Conference organized by the Romanian ESC and AICESIS on "Migration in Europe: the role of ESCs-SIs in addressing challenges, responsibilities and solutions"

2-3 June (Geneva, Switzerland): Intervention of AICESIS at the ILO’s International Labor Conference on global supply chains.

21-23 June (Bamako, Mali): National capacity building workshop with the ESCC of Mali and ILO on “ESCC capacity building and social dialogue for an efficient and sustainable social protection floor”.

AICESIS Board and General Assembly

Fourth AICESIS Summer School for Youth, organized with the Algerian CNES.

Development surrounding the ESC

Morocco

Morocco

The African Ministers of Housing and UN-Habitat have met in Rabat (Morocco) on 11 and 12 May 2016 for the first continental ministerial forum on housing and urban development, on “Urban policies and sustainable development” to prepare the third UN conference on housing and sustainable urban development (“Habitat III”), to be held in Quito (Ecuador) from 17 to 21 October 2016.

Moroccan ESEC President statement http://www.cese.ma/Documents/Discours-President/Intervention-president-forum-habitat-11052016.pdf

Netherlands

Netherlands

Organization on 30 May at the SER (The Hague) of a conference on decent work and the role of social partners.

http://www.ser.nl/nl/actueel/congressen/2016/20160529-decent-work.aspx

Russia

Russia

On 25 April, Mrs. Elena SUTORMINA, President of the Commission for public diplomacy and support to overseas citizens of the Civic Chamber, met Mr. Azai GULIEV, President of the Council for State support to NGOs under the Presidency of Azerbaijan, to discuss bilateral relations and implementation of the MOU signed in 2013.

https://www.oprf.ru/en/press/news/2016/newsitem/33777

The ILO activity report for 2014-201R is referring multiple times to AICESIS-ILO partnerships (« results we could achieved together, including the database, Seoul and the Hague declarations are highlighted in Box 1 (page 10), in paragraph 145 (p.37) and 170 (p.42).”

Morocco

Morocco

HE King Muhammad VI appointed a committee to prepare COP 22 which will be held in autumn 2016, which includes the Economic, Social & Environment Council President (ESEC), Mr. Nizar BARAKA, as President of the scientific committee of COP 22.

Greece

Greece

On 20 in Athens, the OKE organized a conference on “Migratory flow and world to share: is Europe able to manage migrants and refugees issue?”.

South Korea

South Korea

On June 21 and 22, the ESDC will meet the Ministry of Labor and Industrial Relations of Sri Lanka as well as representatives of two unions and the Sri Lanka employers federation, to discuss promotion of social dialogue in Sri Lanka.

On April 21, the ESDC welcomed a tripartite Filipino delegation (union, employers’ federation and Ministry of Labor and Employment) to exchange experiences on social dialogue in both countries.

ECOSOC published in its newspaper (pages 56 to 61), an article about the intervention made by Mr. VELIKHOV, as AICESIS President, during his intervention in July 2015 at the ECOSOC high level segment and his meeting with Mr. OH Joon, President of ECOSOC.