Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A leader for the ILO


Vijay Prashad writes on the very important election for the head of the International Labour Organization, and the need to support Jomo K.S. a progressive economist, in particular in the middle of the current global crisis. He says:

On May 28, a select group of delegates will enter a room in the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Geneva to elect the body's next Director-General. Nine candidates are in line for the post. The ILO's byzantine process revolves around a tripartite structure, with the employers (the International Organisation of Employers), the workers (largely the International Trade Union Confederation, ITUC) and the governments sharing the task of selecting the next Director.
Read the rest here.

1 comment:

  1. See as well the Guardian: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/poverty-matters/2012/may/18/ilo-leadership-choice-must-not-be-charade.

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