Youth INTUC National Consultation Meeting on the ITUC-AP Youth Charter 2015-2019
On 9 August 2014, some 35 young trade union leaders from all over India gathered in New Delhi to have an intensive discussion on a draft ITUC-AP Youth Charter 2015-2019, which will submitted to the 10th Regional General Council Meeting to held in October. Beginning with opening remarks by Dr. Sanjeeva Reddy, President of the INTUC and the ITUC-AP, the meeting debated key regional trends on youth employment and youth participation in trade union movement in India.
Key findings were to: further advance organising of informal economy; implement focused strategies for promoting young women’s participation in workplaces, trade union movement and decision making processes; and provide accessible and efficient consultation services at national and trade union levels.
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