UAE elected to chair the ILO Finance Committee in Geneva

Geneva – The United Arab Emirates has been elected to chair the Finance Committee of the International Labour Organization during their 105th conference that was held in Geneva, votes cast by the participating states of the committee marked the UAE as the leading representative.

The Finance Committee comes with great responsibilities and was formed by the organization to study, discuss, adopt programs and allocate budgets of the ILO, record members contributions and other relevant matters.


Abdul Rahman Al Marzouki, Director of the International Relations Dept. at the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, said, “Chairing such a committee reflects UAE’s global position under the wise leadership and its leading and active role at the International Labour Organization, especially as the UAE highly participated at the Board of Directors meeting sessions 2014_2017 and positively represented members of the Asia-Pacific Group.”


“We are keen on implementing the directives issued by H.E Saqr Ghobash, Minister of Human Resources and Emiratisation, head of the UAE delegation at the ILO meetings. We shall chair the committee with highest standards to positively reflect our nation’s image worldwide, and most importantly before of the International Labour Organization, which is the only organization that had been composed of three acting parties, the governments group, employers and workers,” Al Marzouki said.


Al Marzouki reviewed the Finance Committee Report during a general meeting session that was attended by representatives from around 180 countries, the initial approval on the report arose during the meeting and shall be reviewed by the Board of Directors during their next assembly this coming Saturday, June 11th.



Source: UAE Ministry of Human Resources & Emiratisation