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The Seminar on the Issues of Gender Equalities

The Seminar on the Issues of Gender Equalities

The Educational-Research Centre  of the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia with the support of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Pan-European Regional Council (ITUC-PERC) on 8-9 June 2016. in  Tsahkadzor  hold a seminar  "Legal support of equal rights for women and men."

The seminar was attended by members of the standing  commission  of the CTUA Council  for ensuring  equal rights and opportunities for  women and men and  representatives of branch republican unions.

The  President  of the Confederation of Trade Unions of Armenia E. Tumasyan welcoming the guests  spoke about the reforms made in the CTUA and noted the importance of the issues to be discussed at this seminar.

Senior Specialist in Workers' Activities of ILO DWT and Country Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia   Sergeyus Glovackas  presented  the  Project G20 Skills «The role of  trade unions  in the development of skills and training."

ITUC-PERC advisor Olga Nicolae in her  speech touched upon the theme of regional issues, workers' rights, as well as the main priorities of the PERC.

Deputy Chairman of the Georgian Trade Unions Confederation  E. Matureli presented the activities and campaigns of the Women's Committee of the GTUC.

Chairman of the standing  commission  of the CPA  Council for  ensuring equal rights and opportunities for women and men T.Nazaretyan told about the activities of the Commission   and  the urgent problems facing it.

Head of Legal Department of the CTUA  M.Piliposyan presented the  changes made  to the RA Labor Code and answered numerous questions of the seminar participants.

Head of  Educational-Research Centre  of the CTUA  G.Vagharshakyan summed up the results of the seminar, noting the role of  trade unions organizations  in ensuring equal rights and opportunities for women and men.