What: Press conference on the celebrations of the 90th Anniversary of the International Labour Organization (ILO)
Why: Briefing on –
Ethiopia/ILO historical partnership
First Pan-African Photographic Exhibition on Decent Work for a Fair Globalization - (21 April 2009)
High level symposium on "Mitigating the Present Economic and Job Crisis through Decent Work and Social Dialogue" (23 April 2009)
World Day for Safety and health at Work (28 April 2009)
Who: H.E. Ato Hassan Abdella, Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
Ato Kassahun Folo, President of the Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions
W/ro Firehiwot Worku, Vice-President of Ethiopian Employers Federation
Mr. George Okutho, ILO Director of Sub regional Office for Eastern Africa
When: 20 April 2009 at 03.00 pm
Where: Large Briefing Room, United Nations Conference Centre (UNECA)
The International Labour Organization (ILO), together with the Ethiopian Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (MOLSA), the Ethiopian Employers Federation (EEF) and the Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions (CETU) will mark the creation of the organization in April 1919.
The 90th Anniversary in Ethiopia will be marked by a range of coordinated national and regional events, which will take place during the week of 21-28 April 2009.
Since Addis Ababa is home to the African Union Commission, over 100 Diplomatic Missions (including 49 African countries), over 25 United Nations Agencies as well as large number of international inter-governmental organizations and NGOs, the national event in Ethiopia will be at the highest level.
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