posted on 21/06/2012: 825 views
The United Arab Emirates has asserted that the role played by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in promoting dialogue between the parties to production and protecting the balance in their relationship is of prime importance.
In a state intervention made at the ILO headquarters in Geneva, the Undersecretary of the UAE Ministry of Labour Humaid Rashid bin Dimas Al Suwaidi told the Chairman and members in the Board of Directors of the International Labour Organisation that the development of the ILO mechanisms requires continuous enhancement of the level of the dialogue between the parties to production, namely the government, the employer and the employee.
"The ILO is distinguished from other international organisations in the sense that it promotes the dialogue between these parties in a way that it will protect their interests to serve the labour markets in the member states", said Deemas.
He stressed the importance the next phase in the work of the organisation, especially in the light of the election of the new chairman and the various governing bodies.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) had voted the UAE to be a member of the organisation's board of directors for West Asian countries during the 100th session last year.
On another level, the annual Conference of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) concluded its 101st session at the Palais des Nations and the ILO headquarters in Geneva with the participation of the UAE delegation headed by Minister of Labour Saqr Ghobash. The conference adopted new international labour standard on social protection and called for urgent action on youth employment.
Deemas asserted "UAE's keenness to actively participate in ILO meetings to promote the country's position in international fora and to highlight the efforts and achievements in the field of organising and controlling the labour market in such a way that will equally protect the interests of the contractual workers and the employers". – Emirates News Agency, WAM
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