The President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili met with the Director-General of the International Labor Organization Guy Ryder in Geneva.
According to the Presidential Administration's press service, the parties discussed the difficulties caused by the pandemic in terms of employment, labor, and a safe working environment.
Georgia's significant progress in terms of labor safety and protection of labor rights was underlined. Particular emphasis was placed on inclusive social dialogue, which allows the involvement of all stakeholders.
During the meeting, Salome Zurabishvili raised the issue of increasing the volume of technical assistance programs in Georgia, on which the organization expressed readiness to cooperate in order to introduce new regulations and protection mechanisms effectively.
The parties also discussed cooperation between the ILO and the Ministry of Education in terms of professional skills development.