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International Trade Union Organisations signed an agreement to promote and protect rights of migrant workers

30 May 2018

International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General Guy Ryder witnessed a signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at which the International Trade Union Confederation - Asia Pacific (ITUC-AP), ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC), South Asian Regional Trade Union Council (SARTUC), Arab Trade Union Confederation (Arab TUC), African Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC-Africa) and the Trade Union Confederation of Americas (TUCA) expressed their firm commitment to cooperate and to carry joint trade union campaigns for the promotion and protection of the rights of migrant workers.

The parties to this MOU ascertained that the situation of migrant workers should be addressed through the principles of international trade union solidarity, social justice, equal treatment, equal opportunity and gender equity.

The signing ceremony of the MOU took place in Geneva on 30 May 2018 at a side event during the 107th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC).  


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