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On December 10 - 11 2014, the AICESIS Board was held under the Presidency of Mr. Evgeny VELIKHOV in Rabat (Morocco), at the premises of the ESEC of Morocco. An international workshop on civil dialogue and participatory democracy, jointly organized by AICESIS and the ESEC, was for the first time linked to the Board. Thanks to the quality of the organization and the hosting of the Moroccan ESEC, these two events were run in excellent conditions. As pointed out by the summary of decisions adopted during the Board meeting, outcomes were particularly satisfactory. A report summarizing the debates occurred during the workshop will be sent out soon. 

International Conference of Seoul on « The role of ESCs and similar social dialogue institutions in promoting social protection floors for all» : Organized by the AICESIS in partnership with the ILO and the CDES of Korea on November 20 and 21 in Seoul, this event was successful thanks to the high number and the quality of participants and speakers. The event beneficiated from the impeccable organization ensured by the Korean ESDC and the commitment of many AICESIS members attending the meeting. At the closure of the event, all participants adopted the Declaration of Seoul aimed at promoting a fair social protection floor for all. A Summary Report will be sent out soon.



On 20th and 21st November 2014, an international conference on "The role of the ESCs-SIs and social dialogue in the implementation of a social protection floor for all" will be organized. On 16th June, a questionnaire was distributed to all ESCs-SIs and all institutions of social dialogue. Responses are expected to be received not later than 15th July. Their number and quality will allow to draft a background paper. 

The recommendations submitted by the Italian CNEL, initiator and leader of the project, about the opportunity to continue and deepen the exchanges on the basis of a detailed questionnaire were approved. Furthermore, available contributions were translated and collected in a new paper released in June 2014 (English and French).



8-9 October (Athens, Greece): International Conference on "Social Dialogue, Industrial Relations and Civil Dialogue: what solutions and role by the ESC-SIs in changing societies?”, in cooperation with the OKE of Greece.

Algeria-Greece: Signature of a Cooperation Agreement between the two institutions on 7th October 2014 in Athens (Greece).

Greece-Gabon: Signature of a Cooperation Agreement between the two institutions on 8th October 2014 in Athens (Greece).



15-21 September (Kabardino-Balkarie, Russia) : International Summer School

The General Assembly of Algiers (11-12 September 2013) approved the launch of the third edition of the AICESIS International Summer School for young people.
The Civic Chamber of Russia volunteered  to host the event from 15th  to 21st  September 2014 in Kabardino-Balkarie (Russia).

The Academy on National Tripartite Social Dialogue was organized by the ILO Training Centre in Turin (Italy) from 8 to 19 September 2014, in cooperation with the Tripartisme and Social Dialogue Unit, Governance and Tripartisme Department of ILO. 




"Addressing ongoing and emerging challenges for meeting the Millennium Development Goals in 2015 and for sustaining development gains in the future": At the beginning of July, on the occasion of the UN ECOSOC High-level Segment held in New York (US), AICESIS President Mr. Velikhov, delivered a speech, drafted by a working group led by the Moroccan EESC.