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Uganda elected to the International Labour Organisation governing body

Gender Ministry permanent secretary Pius Bigirimana (L front) and the Permanent Representative to Uganda’s Mission in Geneva, Ambassador Christopher Onyanga Aparr cast their votes through the electronic voting system at the conference

 

Geneva, Switzerland| MIN OF GENDER L SUganda has been voted onto the governing body of International Labour Organisation for the period 2017-2020.

This election  by the 106th International Labour Conference in Geneva  on Monday  June 12, 2017 follows Uganda’s earlier nomination by the Africa Group at the African Union meeting held in April 2017 in Algiers, Algeria.

The Governing Body is the Executive Organ of the ILO.

As a member of the governing Body Uganda will play a key role in determining ILO Policies, budgets and programmes all over the world as well as the election of the Director General of the ILO.

The Uganda delegation is headed by Janat Mukwaya, Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Affairs and includes  Pius Bigirimana Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Ambassador Christopher Onyanga Aparr, Rosemary Ssenabulya, Executive Director Federation of Uganda Employers, and Peter Werikye, Secretary General, National Organisation of Trade Unions.

 

 

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