The Federation of Trade Unions of Belarus (FTUB) and The Belarusian Bank and Financial Workers Trade Union (BBFWTU) invited MTUC and the Finance Unions for their International Forum on “Trade Unions and Green Jobs” and “Decent Work in the Global Dialogue of Trade Unions of the Banking and Financial Sector” held in Minsk, Belarus on 19-20 April 2018.
The Forum brought together representatives of the Government of Belarus, employers’ associations, national trade union centres and International Trade Union entities from 30 countries.
It was an impressive forum whereby it proved the Government of Belarus commitment towards the green economy concept and promotion of green jobs in reduction of unemployment by means of attracting labour to the organizations in accordance to the Green initiatives of ILO as well as the implementation of the 2030 SDG.
The Finance Union Leaders of 10 countries got together and shared the concerns of the challenges of the Banking sector and pledged to work together to eradicate all forms of threat to job security.
It was a great privilege for the delegations to visit the Belarusian Nuclear Power Plant which will ensure energy security of the country, progress in science and technology as well as innovative development.
Malaysia was represented by Bro J Solomon Secretary General of MTUC, Bro Faisal, Secretary of MTUC Wilayah/Selangor Division, Bro Ng Peng Hoe, General Secretary of CIMB Executive Union and Bro K. Ragunathan, Asst General Secretary of AMCO.