ILO : Uzbekistan is adequately cooperating with us 

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January 24, 2015

ILO : Uzbekistan is adequately cooperating with us 

Posted on January 24, 2015

ILO_Uzbekistan is adequately cooperating with usAccording to the Council of Federation of Trade Unions of Uzbekistan, the Special Adviser to the Director General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Kari Tapiola paid a visit to Tashkent.

The main objective of the next working visit K. Tapiola – to inform the social partners of Uzbekistan as the preliminary results of the discussion of the report on the monitoring of child labor in 2014 in the Committee of Experts of the ILO, and that completed all preparatory procedures necessary for the start of the Implementation Plan for Decent labor in Uzbekistan.

During the visit, K. Tapiola, met with the head of the Coordination Council on Child Labour, Chairman of the Federation Council of Trade Unions T.Narbaeva, Minister of Labour and Social Protection of Uzbekistan A.Abduhakimov and his first deputy B.Alimuhamedov, chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry A.Shayhov, and also visited the Tashkent office of the ILO.

During the meeting, he informed that the Committee of Experts praised the commitment of the republic to develop cooperation with the ILO on forced labor and child labor. In particular, in a positive way, it was noted the signing of the Country Programme on Decent Work in the 2014-2016 years, the adoption of the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan “On additional measures for implementation in the years 2014-2016 ILO conventions ratified by Uzbekistan” conducted with the assistance of ILO experts national monitoring children labor during the cotton campaign of 2014, which confirmed the absence of problems with its systematic use.

Speaking of concrete actions for the development of cooperation between the ILO and Uzbekistan K. Tapiola top priority called country programs for decent work. “The most important thing – for country programs not only isolated, but transferred to the account of the ILO, – he stressed. – Now it’s time to start active implementation of approved measures. ”

Important among these is the study of the conditions of employment and work in agriculture, the progress and results of which are also interested in the Committee of Experts and the ILO. According to the results of the study in August it plans to hold a “round table” for national and foreign experts.

The meeting was also voiced the position of the ILO on the advisability of closer cooperation with the International Federation of Trade Unions Confederation of Trade Unions and the Chamber of Commerce with the International Organization of Employers.

Note the International Labour Organization (ILO) is a specialized UN agencies dedicated to the promotion of social justice, human rights and international law in the field of labor.

Uzbekistan since joining the ILO in 1992 to date has ratified 13 conventions of the international organization. In our country, we carried out extensive work to their consistent implementation and further improvement of labor law.