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Foggo at labour conference in Geneva

Showing the flag: Lovitta Foggo, the labour minister, was joined by Employers Council president Keith Jensen, labour relations director Gabrielle Cann and Bermuda Trade Union Congress vice-president Shannon James in Geneva for the 108th International Labour Conference (Photograph supplied)

Labour minister Lovitta Foggo is representing the Government at the 108th International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

More than 6,000 delegates from around the globe to discuss the future challenges of the world of work and celebrate the Centenary of the International Labour Organisation.

The conference, which began on June 10 and concludes tomorrow, is aligned with the recently released ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work Report, Work for a Brighter Future.

Among the topics being discussed by tripartite delegations from 187 member states include the standards for labour rights and fair working conditions.

Ms Foggo will take part in a plenary session and committee meetings to discuss the Work for a Brighter Future report.

Also on the trip are the labour relations department director, Gabrielle Cann, the Bermuda Trade Union Congress vice-president, Shannon James and the Bermuda Employers Council president, Keith Jensen.

For more information, visit www.ilo.org