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Iran on the verge of acceding to Convention 155 of the International Labor Organization – Mehr News Agency | Iran and world’s news


According to the Mehr news agency, quoting the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare، Hojjatullah Abdul Maleki in the online speech of the General Assembly of the 110th International Labor Conference, stating that the world of work today is more uncertain, more unequal and more unjust than two years ago, said: Today we know that technological developments in the labor market equally benefit all countries. It does not, and the digital divide is widening, both within and between countries. Today we know that unilateralism is not a claim but a much more serious threat than we thought, and even when it comes to protecting the health and lives of people with vaccines, it is unstoppable.

Emphasizing that our global achievements in social justice and equality are fragile and unsustainable, the Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare said: “Today we know that not only is it difficult to build a better future than before, but also a better reconstruction of the past is in jeopardy.”

The Chairman of the Supreme Labor Council stated: “The first priority is to reconstruct the historical agenda of the Organization for Social Justice through the publication of the annual and global report on inequalities in the world of work as a basis for joint efforts of international institutions.”

He stated that the second point is the need to redesign the system of representation of governments in decision-making Giri The organization is in the form of regional and geographical groups, he said.

Abdolmaleki considered the true representation of the labor force in different countries and different regions of the world as the guarantor of true tripartism and the effectiveness of its actions to manage the challenges facing the world of work in the future and said: The Islamic Republic of Iran in the last two years Due to the Corona epidemic on its businesses and labor market, it has also been subjected to the most severe unilateral and oppressive coercive sanctions system of the United States.

The Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare said that the final stages of the legal process of ratifying the accession of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Convention 155 and the 1986 amendments to the Statute of the International Labor Organization are underway and will be announced in the coming months.

He added: “According to the report of the Director General, the situation of workers and employers in the occupied territories is worrying and needs serious attention, and while thanking the actions of the International Labor Organization, I call for more serious measures to ensure access to decent living and work in these areas.”

In the end, Abdolmaleki expressed his hope that in the new chapter of the organization under the management of Mr.Gilbert HongbooSee an international organization that is more agile, more democratic, and more effective.

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