The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly and the General Confederation of Trade Unions signed a Cooperation Agreement

20/06/2022 11:58

On June 3, on the sidelines of the International People's Diplomacy Forum, dedicated to the 5th anniversary of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly, the International Union of Non-Governmental Organizations "Eurasian Peoples' Assembly" and the General Confederation of Trade Unions - an international trade union association signed a cooperation agreement.

The agreement was signed by the Secretary General of the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly Andrey Belyaninov and the General Secretary of the General Confederation of Trade Unions Vladimir Shcherbakov.

The parties intend to cooperate, in particular, in the following areas: assistance to integration processes in the socio-economic, labor and humanitarian spheres; monitoring the practice of developing proposals for improving the socio-economic situation of workers, creating favorable conditions for education, spiritual development, and unlocking the professional potential of each person; study and generalization of international experience of cooperation in the field of education, culture and sports; studying the practice of managing labor migration flows in the Eurasian space, protecting the social and labor rights of migrants; promotion of scientific, educational, cultural and sports exchange, encouragement and support of international humanitarian programs, human contacts.

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About the General Confederation of Trade Unions

The General Confederation of Trade Unions is a regional international trade union association formed on a voluntary basis in order to consolidate actions to protect the social and labor rights and interests of citizens, to promote the protection of the rights and guarantees of the activities of trade unions, and to strengthen international trade union solidarity. Now the GCTU unites in its ranks 10 national trade union centers of the CIS countries and 23 international branch associations of trade unions, in total 33 affiliated organizations with a total number of about 30 million trade union members. The General Confederation of Trade Unions is widely recognized at the interstate level in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It has the status of an observer in the Interparliamentary Assembly of the CIS Member States, actively participates in the work of the CIS Economic Council, sectoral and other statutory interstate bodies of the Commonwealth. The GCTU maintains business interaction with the Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of the Member States of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the CIS Executive Committee, the Eurasian Commission of the Eurasian Economic Union, which includes the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, the Russian Federation. The GCTU cooperates with the specialized organizations of the UN. In the International Labor Organization, the GCTU has been granted regional consultative status for Europe. The GCTU also enjoys status with the Committee of Non-Governmental Organizations of the UN Department for Public Information, with the UN Economic and Social Council. Website -

About the Eurasian Peoples' Assembly

The Eurasian Peoples' Assembly is an international non-governmental organization aimed at forming a social integration model in the name of establishing peace and harmony through the development of multilateral cooperation and public (people's) diplomacy in the Eurasian space. The Assembly brings together representatives of more than 53 countries. The organization has concluded more than 160 partnership agreements in the field of culture, entrepreneurship, development of integration ties between the peoples of Eurasia and public diplomacy. Website –