CIS regional meeting in the Arab States

First coordinating inter-regional tripartite meeting for the Arab States.

Considering the great importance attached to OSH knowledge development, management and dissemination, the ILO Programme on Safety and Health at Work and the Environment (SafeWork), the ILO International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (ILO-CIS), in collaboration with the Arab Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (ALI) of the Arab Labour Organization (ALO), held their First Coordinating Inter-Regional Tripartite Meeting for the Arab States.

The objectives of the meeting were to:
- Strengthen constituents’ capacity in accessing, producing and disseminating /exchanging OSH information at the national and regional level;
- Emphasize the importance of the creation and development of National CIS Centres in those Arab Countries that do not have one at present;
- Enlarge the CIS Centres network and reinforce national and regional capacities in efficiently producing and using OSH information.