The Ministry, together with Tripartite Partners joined to commemorate the International Labour Organisation (ILO) centenary celebrations under the theme: the Future of Work in Uganda. An interactive panel discussion focusing on : Assessing the Future of Work: Challenges and Opportunities for Uganda, highlighted the need for investment in skills development to promote employability and job creation.
Uganda celebrates 100 years of ILO
The Government of Uganda on 11th to commemorate 100 years of existence of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), marking a century of promoting social justice and decent work around the world while also re-affirming Uganda’s commitment to promoting and advancing decent work.
The 2nd Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs, Al Haj Kirunda Kivenjinja represented President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at the ceremony held at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel.
At the celebrations, there was a presentation of the Future of Work Report, presentation of the National Development Plan (NDP III) and its link to the Future of Work and a Panel discussion on the report presentation and NDP III link to the report.
Panelists were drawn from the Federation of Uganda Employers (FUE), The National Organisation of Trade Unions in Uganda (NOTU), The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development.