Dear colleagues of the CLC and its federations,
Esteemed guests from EU- Ambassador George Edgar,MoLVT- H.E. Som Chamnan, ILO- Mr. Sophorn Tun and President Ath Thorn,
Dear colleagues from other international CSO’s, unions, employersorganisations and labour NGO’s in the field of social development.
I am happy to see you all here, this is a sign for CNV and CLC that Core Labour Standards, gender equality and youth employmentis at your and our interest. Most of us have worked together the last three years of this project on promoting Core Labour Rights, thank you for working with us!
2nd July 2014, (Half Day from 9.00am-12.30pm)
Hotel Cambodiana, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Cambodian Labour Confederation (CLC), the Co-Applicant, is an independent, democratic, confederation that and includes 8 affiliates and around 92,274 members. CLC’s vision is a democratic Cambodian society that respects human rights, fundamental freedoms, equal rights between men and women, as well as good living conditions for all Cambodians. Its objectives include the promotion and protection of Core Labour Standards, with particular emphasis on promoting the right of workers to form unions or - if such is not possible - associations, to engage in collective bargaining.
July 01st, 2014 (Half Day from 9.00am-12.30pm)
CLC Meeting Room
CLC is a politically independent and neutral organization with 92,274 members and 8 affiliates. CLC has a mandate to unite all unions and associations in the labour sector in share voice in order to promote democracy, and to advocate for workers interests with employers as well as government and its vision is a democratic Cambodian society that respect human rights, fundamental freedoms, equal right between men and women, as well as. In its vision, CLC wish to reach good living conditions for all Cambodians. To response to the hard and active works on its mandates, CLC just got the new project through CNV from European Commission to promote core labour standards in Cambodia-towards a decent job for Cambodian workers.
Dear colleagues of the CLC,
Esteemed guests from EU, Dutch Embassy, Ministry of Labour and ILO,
Dear colleagues from CLC and other unions, employers organisations and labour NGOs,
Dear colleagues in the field of social development,
I am very happy to see so many of you here. For CNV and CLC this is a sign that core labour standards in Cambodia and our joint project can count on your interest.
As programme officer for CNV Internationaal I was invited by the CLC to enlighten you about the objectives of the project that is co-funded by the Delegation of the European Union to the Kingdom of Cambodia. But before I get to this, I will introduce CNV and CNV Internationaal to you as some of you do not know us yet.
Secondly I will elaborate shortly on the cooperation between CNV and CLC.
Finally I will discuss the CLC-EU project.