The International Labour Organization (ILO) will hold its annual International Labour Conference in Geneva, starting on 10 June and concluding on 21 June 2019. The conference is devoted to the ILO's 100th anniversary. The Ukrainian trilateral delegation led by Minister of Social Policy Andrii Reva will participate in the event.
On June 18, within the framework of the general debate the Minister of Social Policy delivered a speech in which he placed a special emphasis on the need in the context of the ILO's 100th anniversary to further search of effective tools for the formation of a decent future work. Andrii Reva underlined the ongoing work of the Ukrainian government on increasing the size of the average and minimum wages, ensuring a fair distribution of results of work, the introduction of professional standards. The Minister commended the efforts of the Government to adapt the national legislation to international standards and to cultivate the principles of social dialogue, and he also outlined the current trends of the modern labor market in Ukraine. Moreover, attention was drawn to the negative impact of Russian aggression on the socio-labor and economic situation of the population living in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine
Within the framework of a visit Minister Andrii Reva met with Assistant ILO Director-General and Regional Director for Europe and Central Asia Heinz Koller during which the sides discussed key issues of cooperation of Ukraine and ILO.