Posted by: africanpressorganization | 10 September 2015

6th ANNUAL AU-ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN TRADE UNION UNITY (OATUU) PARTNERSHIP FORUM


 

6th ANNUAL AU-ORGANIZATION OF AFRICAN TRADE UNION UNITY (OATUU) PARTNERSHIP FORUM

 

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, September 10, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ Invitation to the Media Representatives

 

What: 6th Annual AU-Organization of African Trade Union Unity (OATUU) Partnership Forum.

When: 10-12 September 2015

Where: Accra, Ghana

Who: The Department of Citizens and Diaspora Organizations Directorate (CIDO) of the African Union Commission (AUC), and Organization of African Trade Union Unity (OATUU).

Objectives: The key objective of the meeting is to provide an opportunity for workers leaders and Trade Union representatives to discuss, among other, the following:

 

1.    Role of Trade Unions in the Implementation and Monitoring of the AU Agenda 2063 Framework.

2.    Trade Unions, Gender and Development under Agenda 2063.

3.    Role of Organized Labor Unions in the Institutionalization of AU-ECOSOCC.

 

Participants: Leaders and representatives of Trade Union Organizations and the labor movement across the five regions as well as staff of the AU Commission.

Background:

As part of the process of implementing the Strategic Pillar on Shared Values, the Commission, through CIDO, established the AU-OATUU Partnership Forum. The main objective of the Forum, which meet annually, was to create a structured platform for cooperation that would harness the support of organized labor to the integration and development efforts of the African Union. The Forum also enabled organized labor to contribute effectively to AU activities, policies and programs and foster partnership with Member States, the AU Commission and all segments of the African Civil Society.

Media representatives are invited to cover the meeting.

 

SOURCE 

African Union Commission (AUC)


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