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Syria participates in 108th Session of the International Labor Conference, Geneva

Geneva, The 108th Session of the International Labor Conference (ILC) on Monday started activities at UN Headquarters in Geneva with participation of delegates � representatives of Governments, workers and employers from the 187 member states of the International Labor Organization (ILO) including Syria.

More than 50 presidents are attending the conference which discusses a number of issues on the future of labor and reports on implementing international labor agreements and the cooperation in domain of supporting goals of sustainable development.

During the conference, a specialized committee will discuss the issue of violence and harassment at the workplace with a view to adopting a new international instrument and will consider the adoption of a landmark ILO Centenary Declaration on the future of work.

Syria participates in the conference through a governmental delegation headed by Social Affairs and Labor Minister Rima Qadiri.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency