Orientation Seminar to promote awareness & understand importance of Ratification of ILO conventions concludes

Posted On - 01/01/2013

 

January 01 – Two days Orientation Seminar to promote awareness & understand importance of Ratification of ILO conventions organised by GEFONT has been concluded.The aim was to create awareness among workers in order to mobilize them for creating effective pressure for ratification and effective implementation of the conventions.

 

Inaugurating the programme,GEFONT Secretary general Cde. Umesh Upadhyaya highlighted the importance of  ILo Conventions. Secretary General  said " The ILO conventions provide minimum labour Standard  and its main objective  is to  end the labour abuse so young people who are the future of Nation need to know about these conventions . Cde. Updhyaya strongly put forward his point that labour is not just a mere thing but a valuable human contribution. Secretary General also highlighted the GEFONT campaign for the ratification of ILO convention no .87.

 

The training was facilitated by GEFONT Deputy Secretary General Cde. Pemba Lama, GEFONT Secretary Education department Cde. Bidur Karki, Cde. Nisha Baniya member of GEFONT migrant desk, and Ms Bharati Sharma Pokhrel from ILO on ILO core Conventions, ILO Conventions 97,143 & 189 and ILO conventions ratified by Nepal.

 

Altogether 43 participants from GEFONT Central, Zonal and district Youth  committee members, GEFONT affiliate  members and GEFONT  district committee members had participated in the training.

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