Conferences and Meetings

Conferences and Meetings

Civil Society forum to the ECOSOC High-Level Segment in Geneva, 29-30 June 2006

Civil Society Forum to the ECOSOC High-level Segment

“Creating an environment at the national and international levels conducive to generating full and productive employment and decent work for all, and its impact on sustainable development”

The Conference of NGOs in consultative relationship with United Nations (CONGO) will hold the Civil Society forum to the ECOSOC High-Level  Segment in Geneva from 29-30 June 2006. The aim of the Forum is to allow NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC and other relevant Civil Society Organizations to make the best possible impact on the dignitaries deliberations (High-Level Segment, 3-5 July) on the issues of employment and decent work.

The Forum will tackle the issue on the high-level segment agenda-employment and decent work-under the following main clusters:.

1- Globalization and its impact on decent work, both in developing and developed countries (with a special focus on labour migration);

2- Creating an enabling environment at the national level conducive for growth and employment creation (with special focus on the informal sector);

3- Employment for the women, the youth and the elderly;

4- Human rights and employment for vulnerable groups: indigenous peoples, people with disabilities and people living in post-crisis situation;

5- Employment in the rural and urban areas;

6- New forms of employment (including e-employment).

Afro-Asian Peoples’ Solidarity Organization (AAPSO) will be represented by Dr. Mohamed Raouf Hamed Professor, Pharmaceutical Control and Research, in this Forum and his paper “ Towards a More Potential for Systemic Employment”.


 *A report on the representation of Afro- Asian Peoples’ Solidarity Organization (AAPSO) in the Civil Society Forum held in Geneva (29 - 30 June 2006) in the framework of offering the consultative opinion to the ECOSOC High Level Segment (3-5 July 2006).

 *Recommendations to the ECOSOC HLS.