Last September 23-24, 2010, the WFTU General Secretary visited Gabon on the occasion of the celebration of the 1st Ordinary Congress of CGT-FL, affiliated to WFTU.
The Congress was very successful and well organized. The opening ceremony started with the celebration of the WFTU 65th Anniversary and the WFTU General Secretary addressed a keynote speech.
During his visit to Gabon, comrade General Secretary had the opportunity to discuss with all WFTU affiliates in the country (CFT-FL, CDSA, CSDT, CSG) and they decided the action plan for the next period as well as common initiatives for the future. Priority will be given to working women and a full plan of cooperation with neighboring countries will be developed.
All WFTU affiliates in Gabon ratified their intention of taking part in the forthcoming 16th World Trade Union Congress to be held in Athens, Greece, on April 6-10, 2011.