Trade Unionists from 13 African countries are taking part in a seminar on education policies.?
Trade Unionists from 13 African countries are taking part in a seminar on education policies. They aim to harmonies the activities in education organised by Unions across the continent. The meeting is part of a worldwide programme sponsored by the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions, and will continue until Feb. 11.
SYNOPSIS: Trade Unionists from 13 African countries are taking part in a Seminar to harmonise Trade Union education policy. The week-long meeting opened in Lagos on Monday.
Welcoming them was the chairman of the conference: Mr. G.C. Okogwu, Director of Labour at the Federal Nigerian Ministry of Labour. The meeting, sponsored by the International confederation of Free Trade Unions, is part o a world-wide programme. Delegates were told that most of the ills of African Trade Unionism were rooted in mass ignorance among the members.
Mr Daniel Pederson, head of the international body's Education Department, said representatives from the meeting would be invited to a future international policy conference in Sweden.