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Schedule

Here you can view the ITF Arab World Regional Conference timetable including everything from section meetings to plenary discussions and workshops.

Don’t forget to:

Provisional Programme

08 - 09 Sept 2013
ITF Arab World Women’s Conference
ITF Arab World Youth Conference
ITF Arab World Dockers Meeting
10 Sept 2013
ITF Arab World Rail/Road Meetings
11 – 12 Sept 2013
ITF Arab World Regional Conference

 

Day 1, 11 Sept 2013
08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 10:00 Opening Session:
Conference Chair: Said El-Hairech
Panel: SC, DC, BM
Adoption of Agenda
Adoption of the 1st AW Regional Conference Report
Adoption of Standing Orders
10:00 - 10:30 Plenary Discussion – Union Updates – Regional Priorities
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break
11:00 - 11:30 Plenary Discussion – Union Updates – Regional Priorities
11:30 - 12:00 AW Report on Activities
Bilal M
12:00 - 13:00 Research Results – Impact of Political Changes "Arab Spring" on transport workers
Panel: Expert Researcher, Unions from: Tunis, Libya, Egypt and Yemen
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:15 Reports & Recommendations:
Women Workers – Kalthoum B, Samar Y
Young Workers – Youth Reps
15:15 - 16:00 National Coordinating Committees
Antonio F
16:00 - 16:15 Coffee/Tea Break
16:15 Farewell Event for DC
19:30 Dinner
Day 2, 12 Sept 2013
09:00 - 10:00 Plenary Discussion – Union Updates – Regional priorities
10:00 - 10:45 ITF CA Strategy towards Anti-Union Gulf States
Panel: Gabriel M, Bilal M, Sarah F
10:45 - 11:00 Coffee/Tea Break
11:00 - 12:00 ITF Action Points towards Palestine (Mexico City Resolution)
Stuart H, Nasser Y
12:00 - 13:00 Research Results & Video – GNT Unions & Regional Dockers' Standards
Panel: Areej H, Unions from: Bahrain, Jordan, Egypt and Morocco
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:30 Oil & Gas – Linking Unions/GUFs
David HM
14:30 - 15:30 Elections of Committees – Regional, Women, Youth
15:00 - 16:00 Regional Goals 2014-2018 - Education Strategy
Bilal M, Baker K, Sarah F
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee/Tea Break
16:30 - 17:30 Summary of Resolutions for Congress Theme Document
17:30 Conference Closure - ENDS

Women’s Transport Workers' Conference

08 Sept 2013
09:00 - 10:00 Welcome & Introductions
10:00 - 10:05 Adoption of Provisional Agenda
10:05 - 11:00 ITF Women’s Activity Reports – Regionally & Globally
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:00 - 12:00 ITF Women’s Conference Jan 2014
12:00 - 13:30 Unions’ Updates on Latest Women’s Developments
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch break
14:30 - 15:15 Women Workers Network
15:15 - 15:45 Amman to Sophia 2014 – Working Plan
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 - 16:30 Motions to Regional Conference
16:30 - 17:15 Elections
17:15 Any other business
09 Sept 2013
09:00 - 10:00 Welcome & Introductions
10:00 - 11:00 Organising the unorganised
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:30 Precarious work
12:30 - 13:15 Linking Women & Youth Networks – Regionally & Globally
13:15 - 14:00 Sofia 2014 (congress theme document) and Conference
14:00 - 14:30 AOB
14:30 Lunch - ENDS

Young Transport Workers’ Conference

08 Sept 2013
09:00 - 10:00 Welcome & Introductions
10:00 - 10:05 Adoption of provisional agenda
10:05 - 11:00 ITF Youth Activity Reports – Regionally & Globally
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:30 Unions' Updates on Latest Youth Developments
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 - 15:15 Young Workers Network – Success Story
15:15 - 15:45 Amman to Sophia 2014 – Working Plan
15:45 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 16:30 Motions to regional conference
16:30 - 17:15 Elections
17:15 Any other business
09 Sept 2013
09:00 - 10:00 Welcome & Introductions
10:00 - 11:00 Organising the unorganised
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:30 Precarious work
12:30 - 13:15 Linking Women & Youth Networks – Regionally & Globally
13:15 - 14:00 Sofia 2014 (congress theme document) and Conference
14:00 - 14:30 AOB
14:30 Lunch - ENDS

Arab World Inland Sections Meeting

10 Sept 2013
09:00 - 10:00 Opening & welcome
10:00 - 10:05 Adoption of the provisional agenda
10:05 - 10:30 Presentation: Overview of ITF activities in the Arab World region
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45 Presentation and discussion on Health and Safety
11:45 - 12:30 Presentation and discussion: Women and Youth
12:30 - 13:30 Presentation and discussion: Cross-border corridors and networks
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch Break
- Road & Rail meetings to be held separately after lunch
14:30 - 15:00 Motions
15:00 - 15:45 Elections
15:45 - 16:00 Any other Business

Arab World Dockers' Section Meeting

08 Sept 2013
09:00 - 10:15 Opening & welcome
10:15 - 10:20 Adoption of the provisional agenda
10:20 - 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 - 11:30 Presentation and discussion: Overview of ITF activities in the Arab World region
11:30 - 12:30 Presentation and discussion: 'Shaping Our Future on the Docks'
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:30 Presentation: Regional office research study results
14:30 - 15:30 Discussion Session 1: Labour standards in public ports
15:30 - 15:50 Coffee Break
15:50 - 16:50 Discussion Session 2: Labour standards in GNT operated ports
16:50 - 17:30 Discussion Session 3: Labour standards in private (non-GNT) ports
09 Sept 2013
09:00 - 10:00 Automation in the Ports Sector
10:00 - 10:30 Health and Safety
10:30 - 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 - 11:30 Disputes and solidarity
11:30 - 11:45 Motions
11:45 - 12:15 Elections
12:15 - 13:00 Any other Business
13:00 Meeting closes followed by Lunch

Documents

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