This absolutely denies the right to workers to have a say in their savings. The recent events show that International Financial Institutions are also trying to lay their hands on the pension funds of the workers and mobilizing the countries for the investments.
This joint PSI/FES forum is timely and important for the workers and public sectors unions to be part of the development and be involved in the pension fund governance that can play a major role in ensuring that workers’ retirement funds are invested for progressive and socially responsible purposes.
Trade union representatives, government officials, and experts on pension funds from the Asia-Pacific region will participate in the forum.
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