Post sponsored by

MIL OSI Translation. Region: Germany / Germany –

Source: Federal Ministry for labour and SozialesDie Federal government has done on Friday an important first step, so that the international employers organisation (IEO) and the International trade Union Confederation (ITUC) to obtain the observer status at the General Assembly of the United Nations. For this purpose, the Federal government has asked the United Nations Secretariat in an official letter, the issue on the agenda of the 74. To put session of the General Assembly in September 2019. Support Germany in this venture by France and Turkey.Federal Labour Minister Hubertus Heil:

The cooperation in the International labour organization (ILO) shows how important, useful and valuable involvement of the social partners in international political decision-making processes. It remains our goal and a huge challenge, through decent work to create worldwide social justice and to overcome social inequalities in the world. On the way there, the involvement of the social partners is a crucial step. This applies to the working conditions of the local people, but also in terms of sustainable trade, we all benefit together. It is also important to strengthen the involvement of the international social partners, the multilateral System. A System, the major challenges will be subject to in view of the growing tendencies to speed unilateral alone.

Against the Background of the current UN reform process on development cooperation, the International labour organization (ILO) has already in November 2018, for an observer status of the international social partners at the United Nations in favour of it. A stronger role for the social partners in this System is decisive strengths to contribute to increase the legitimacy of the multilateral system, trust in the institutions of the UN system and to promote international cooperation. In addition, the reforms that are envisaged to be more efficient and meet the needs of the member States according to implement.The international employers organisation (IEO) and the International trade Union Confederation (ITUC) representing the voices of business and trade unions at the global level. Already today, the two social partner organisations are actively involved in the design of the work of the United Nations and contribute to achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs) and decent work to promote economic growth, social stability, and democracy in the world.


EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and/or sentence structure need be perfect.

MIL Translation OSI