NUBE Training Centre in Port Dickson, Malaysia is in a hive of activity during the days 24-26 October, with the delegates for the WFTU Asia Pacific Regional Meeting gathering in order to discuss, to analyze the problems of the workers of the region and result to conclusions about the positions and the action plan of the World Federation of Trade Unions and its members in the region.
Trade union leaders from 15 countries are participating in this significant event.
A Trade Union Seminar for young trade unionists was organized on October 24th with the participation of the regional trade union leaders who were arriving for the WFTU’s Asia Pacific Regional Meeting. An inspiring speech was presented by WFTU General Secretary George Mavrikos on the history of the WFTU from 1945-2013, “a history of struggles”.
The WFTU Asia-Pacific Meeting kicked off today on October 25th, with a spectacular opening ceremony. Following a welcoming speech by NUBE General Secretary, J. Solommon, a keynote speech by the WFTU General Secretary was delivered to the 150 delegates representing the Asia-Pacific class-oriented trade union movement.
Today and tomorrow the delegates will take the floor and present their inputs and proposals.