Constituency meeting for Russia-Central Asia

Date: 
27 February, 2017 to 1 March, 2017
Time: 
09.00 - 17.00
Location: 
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Event type: 
EPSU/PSI Constituency meeting for Russia and Central Asia taking place in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan 27 February - 1 March 2017.

Download the meeting documents and see the draft Agenda below:

Draft agenda

Monday 27 February

  • Participants´ arrival
  • 19:00 DINNER

Tuesday  28 February

09:00-09:15 - Opening of the meeting. Welcome.

  • Introductory and welcome  by  President of the Health Workers Union Naken Saaliev
  • Organisational issues by Olga Zhankevich, Regional Secretary
  • Adoption of the agenda
  • Adoption of the Minutes of constituency meeting

09:15-09:45 - Update on recent developments in Kyrgyzstan

  • Mirbek Asanakunov, President of Kyrgyz TU Federation

09:45-10:45 - Trade union issues in the region

  • Country Reports: Trade union rights, social dialogue, collective bargaining, privatization and liberalization; actions taken by affiliates

10:45-11:15 - Coffee break

11:15-11:45 - Activities and recent developments in Russia-Central Asia

  • Zarema Kasendeeva, FES, Kyrgyzstan
  • Olga Zhankevich, EPSU/PSI Regional Secretary for Russia and Central Asia

11:45-12:00 - Women´s and gender equality issues (Women’s and Gender Equality Committee representative).

12:00-13:30 - Lunch break

13:30-14:00 - EPSU priorities and work plan for 2017.

  • Presentation by Jan Willem Goudriaan, EPSU General Secretary).

14:00-15:00 - Discussions

15.00- 1530 - PSI Congress 2017, discussion on Programme of Action, amendments to the Constitution, Congress participation, other issues

  • Introduction by Jan-Willem Goudriaan, Sandra Vermuyten PSI

15:30-16:00 - Coffee break

16:00-1700 - Continuation PSI Congress 2017, and discussion

19:00 - DINNER

Wednesday 1 March

09:00-09:30 - PSI Congress 2017 (continuation if not finished)

09:30-10:00 - Organising/campaigning in Russia-Central Asia - Trends in union membership/ mapping density

  • Dmitriy Zakusilov, HWURF

10:15-10:30 - Finances. New applications for affiliation. Affiliation fees

  • Confirmation representative EPSU Working group (presentation by Jan-Willem Goudriaan)

10:30-11:00 - Coffee break

11:00-11:15 - Nominations to EPSU and PSI Bodies

11:15-12:00 - Any other business. 

12:00-13:30 - Lunch break

14:00 - End of the meeting.


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