Chairperson of the Senate of the Oliy Majlis Tanzila Narbayeva met with the Regional Director of the ILO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, Beate Andrees.
Issues regarding implementing new joint projects to improve the labor relations system, further development of cooperation to improve working conditions, and introducing international labor standards were discussed. Views were also exchanged on creating the ILO Social Justice Coalition and including Uzbekistan as one of the first members on the European and Central Asian continents.
The issues of introducing the principles of creating decent working conditions and social protection, combating informal employment, and ensuring a basic income for the population in need of social protection were analyzed. The need to strengthen consistent cooperation with the ILO by implementing new joint projects and programs in labor relations was emphasized.
Following the meeting, an agreement was reached on further enhancing cooperation towards ratifying ILO conventions and ensuring their implementation.
N. Abduraimova, UzA