LABOUR MINISTER OLIPHANT TO LEAD SOUTH AFRICAN DELEGATION TO 107TH ILO SESSION
Last Updated: 2018-05-22
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PRETORIA, May 22 (NNN-SA NEWS) -- Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant will lead a tripartite South African delegation, which also includes representatives of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac), to participate in the 107th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC).

The session, which will take place in Geneva from May 28 to June 8, will be attended by more than 4,00o representatives of workers, employers and government from the International Labour Organization's (ILO) 187 member countries.

“South Africa, as a member of the ILO, continues to play a leading role in ensuring the development of common regional positions, while also influencing the outcomes of deliberations within the organization. The ILC is a forum where global decisions are made with regards to labour market developments,” the Labour Department said in a statement here Monday.

This year’s session will be held under the theme "Building a future with decent work".

The ILC is the ILO’s highest decision-making body. It meets annually, bringing together tripartite delegations from the organiZation’s member states and a number of observers from other international actors to consider a series of topics related to the world of work, placed on its agenda by the governing body of the ILO.
-- NNN-SA NEWS