New ILO Project Presented at Tripartite Committee Meeting in Tajikistan

On 25 January 2017, the National Tripartite Committee for Decent Work met to hear a presentation of a new ILO Technical Cooperation Project “Combating Child Labour in Human Trafficking in Central Asia”, financed by the Government of Federal Republic of Germany.

News | 25 January 2017
The meeting was chaired by Emin Sanginzoda, First Deputy Minister of Labour, Migration and Employment.
Muhayo Khosabekova, Coordinator of the Project, made the presentation. The Project that covers the period of 2017-2018 aims to contribute to the elimination of child labour and implementation of the SDG target 8.7 that seeks to “eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms”.

Matluba Uljabaeva, Chairperson of the National Association of small and medium businesses of Tajikistan noted that the new Project should also provide support in implementation the National Development Strategy of Tajikistan until 2030.

Sobir Aminov, ILO National Coordinator in Tajikistan, updated the Committee on the upcoming major events within the implementation of Tajikistan’s Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) for 2015-2017 and highlighted key aspects of cooperation.

 At the end of the meeting, the Committee discussed a draft agenda of the next meeting to be organized in April 2017 under the chairmanship of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of the Republic of Tajikistan.