SINGAPORE: A tripartite delegation from Singapore will attend the 105th Session of the International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland, the Ministry of Manpower said on Friday (Jun 3).
Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say will lead the delegation, which includes Singapore National Employers Federation President Dr Robert Yap, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) President Mary Liew, NTUC Deputy Secretary-General Heng Chee How, union representatives, employer representatives and officials from Manpower Ministry.
The conference, which will be held from next Monday to Wednesday, will discuss various issues, such as how engagement in global supply chains can contribute to inclusive economic growth and decent work, the role and impact of employment during the transition from war to peace and amendments to the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Maritime Labour Convention.
Mr Lim will deliver a speech at the conference on Wednesday, which will touch on Singapore’s economic situation and recent labour policies. He will meet his foreign counterparts on the sidelines of the conference and call on the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.