The Secretary General of National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu represented Somalia in this year’s 107th session of the International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, which was officially opened on May 28, 2018 by the Director General of International Labor Organization Mr Guy Ryder.
Delegates from more than 180 countries took part in this year’s conference. Each Member State was represented by a delegation consisting of a government official, an employer delegate and a worker delegate and their respective advisers. NUSOJ attended the meeting in its capacity as a full member of the Federation of Somali Trade Unions (FESTU)
The agenda of the ILO Conference included effective ILO development cooperation in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), violence and harassment against women and men in the world of work and a recurrent discussion on the strategic objective of social dialogue and tripartism, under the follow-up to the ILO Declaration on Social Justice for a Fair Globalization, 2008.