TUCNA congress taking place next week

24 Apr 2019 18:20pm
SWAKOPMUND, 24 APR (NAMPA) - The Trade Union Congress of Namibia will host its fourth congress in Walvis Bay on 29 and 30 April, TUCNA President Paulus Hango announced on Wednesday.
Hango in a media statement said the Minister of Labour and Industrial Relations and Employment Creation Erkki Nghimtina will officiate the congress.
Items for discussion include Agenda 2030, which relates to social protection, the decent work country programme, as well as TUCNA's own development policies in relation to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
“The congress will also be attended by Brazilian delegate Leonard Guimaraes-Vieira from Cuts International, who will address and inform the meeting on Brazil's experiences with social protection under the current government,” Hango said.
Other participants will include delegates from Botswana, Zambia, Geneva, Turkey and Angola.
The congress will conclude with the May Day celebrations, which will be addressed by the newly elected leadership of the TUCNA federation.
The main gathering will be preceded by three pre-congress workshops which will take place from 26 to 28 April. These will discuss the unemployment rate and possible interventions, coordination and support among key stakeholders, among other key factors.