International Labour Organization (ILO)


Fardin Kabir

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Committee: International Labour Organization (ILO Topic A: Union & Labour Rights Country: United Mexican States School: Scholastica

The representative of workers in urban areas are mostly called labour unions. They are organized sets of workers formed to protect and develop their rights and interest. Due to globalization and technological disruptions, some sectors are booming while others are falling, making the worker’s employment uncertain and insecure. This is occurring mostly in Europe and the Americas. Labour rights are a set of legal rights to develop the relationship between workers and employers and to receive fair results from economic growth; and labour unions make sure to protect these labour rights and acts as a connection for the workers with the employers.

UN’s specialized agency ILO has adopted “Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work” in 1998 which encourages member states to respect and promote labour rights; it makes it clear that these rights are universal and should be abide by all member states despite of their economic situation. “Decent Work Agenda,” by ILO, is one of the goals of “The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development,” which promises in “promoting jobs and enterprise, guaranteeing rights at work, extending social protection and promoting social dialogue,” as Guy Ryder, ILO...