President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been invited by the leadership of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) to address the 108th International Labour Conference, in Geneva, Switzerland.
He will lead the Ghanaian delegation, including the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, MP for Anyaa Sowutuom, and Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffuor Awuah, MP for Sunyani West, to the Conference. He will leave Ghana on Sunday, 9th June.
The Conference, which is also commemorating the centenary celebration of the founding of the ILO, is being held under the theme “Building a future with decent work”.
President Akufo-Addo will address the opening session of the Conference, which commences on Monday, June 10, 2019, in which he will set out Ghana’s contribution to the future of the world of work.
This year’s session brings together over 5,000 delegates from around the globe to find solutions to the challenges of the future of the world of work, and celebrate the Centenary of the ILO.
The International Labour Conference is the ILO’s highest decision-making body. It meets annually, bringing together the tripartite delegations from the Organization’s 187 member States, and a number of observers from other international actors, to consider a series of topics placed on its agenda by the Governing Body of the ILO.