International Labour Conference

Plamen Dimitrov, elected Vice-president of the Conference

Press release | Geneva | 10 June 2019
Plamen Dimitrov (Bulgaria), Vice President of the ILC 2019
GENEVA (ACTRAV INFO)- Plamen Dimitrov, President of the Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria, has been elected Vice-President (Workers) of the 108th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC), which takes place from 10 to 21 June.

The Conference elected also H.E. Secretary of State, Jean-Jacques Elmiger (Switzerland) as President of the 108th session (Centenary Conference); H.E. Ambassador Margarida Rosa Da Silva Izata (Angola), Government Vice-President and Ms Jacqueline Mugo (Kenya), Employer Vice-President.

M. Dimitrov is a member of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Governing Body since 2014.

This year ‘session brings together over 5,000 government, employer and worker delegates from the ILO’s 187 members States to find solutions to the challenges of the future of the world of work, and celebrate the Centenary of the International Labour Organization.

More than 50 high-level dignitaries including about 45 Heads of State and Government are expected to address the delegates during the high-level conference segments, from 10 to 12 June and 19 to 20 June.

During the Conference, committees of workers, employers and government representatives will discuss about violence and harassment in the world of work, the implementation of International Labour Standards and the Centenary Declaration on the Future of Work.

For more information, please contact:

Mamadou Kaba Souare, Communications Office,
ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities- Geneva,
+41 79 193 19 49