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Iran Elected Chairman of ASPAG in ILO

Iran Elected Chairman of ASPAG in ILO

In a meeting of the labor ministers of member countries of the Asia-Pacific region, Iran was elected as head and coordinator of Asia-Pacific Group (ASPAG) at the International Labor Organization (ILO).

In this expert-level meeting, headed by the Philippines as the current coordinator of the region, the candidacy of the Islamic Republic of Iran was raised for this position and it was unanimously approved by the member countries.

In the tripartite system of the International Labor Organization, the group of governments are organized within the framework of four regional groups including Asia and Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Africa and play a key role in the decision-making assemblies.

The regional coordinators are responsible for forging relations of the organization with member states and also representatives of countries of respective regions in decision-making meetings including screening group meetings, the Board of Directors’ meetings, and specialized meetings of the International Labor Conference.


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