MOSCOW, November 21. /TASS/. Russia and the International Labor Organization (ILO) have signed a cooperation program until 2020, a TASS correspondent reported.
The program was developed in the process of consultations between Russia’s Labor Ministry, the Federation of Independent Trade Unions, the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs and a group of technical support of the ILO's Bureau for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
The main goal of the program is to promote further development of social and labor relations in Russia with focus on such aspects as social security, labor conditions, international labor standards and fundamental principles and rights at work, social dialogue.
During the trilateral consultations the partners agreed on the following priorities for cooperation between Russia and the ILO in 2017-2020: expansion of employment opportunities, increase of productivity, ensuring decent working conditions, cooperation on social security and pensions, promotion of international labor standards, strengthening of social dialogue etc.
On behalf of the Russian government the document was signed by Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets.
After the program’s approval the parties will develop a working plan for implementation of the program, which will include specific activities, timelines, expected results and indicators for measuring results.