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President to address Centenary International Labour Conference in Geneva

June 10, 2019 at 8:35am

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades arrived on Sunday in Geneva, Switzerland, to take part in the Conference of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) on the occasion of the Organisation’s Centenary, a press release from the Presidency said. While in Geneva, Anastasiades will meet with ILO’s Director General Guy Ryder and with Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat.

The 108th International Labour Conference takes place from 10 to 21 June. This year`s session brings together over 5,000 delegates from around the globe to find solutions to the challenges of the future of the world of work, and celebrate the Centenary of the International Labour Organization.

The Conference will be attended by heads of state or government and the Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres.

The President will address the Conference on Tuesday at 11.30 (Cyprus time).

Earlier on Tuesday, the President will meet with the Organisation’s Director General Guy Ryder, while at noon he will hold a meeting with the Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat, the press release said.

He will also attend an official lunch that will be hosted by ILO’s Director General for heads of state or government.

The President is accompanied by Labour Minister Zeta Emilianides and Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou.

(Cyprus News Agency)