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Russia

Russia

On 19 June, the CC began its new mandate for 2017-2020. During the first plenary session, the President, the Honorary President and the Vice-Presidents were elected and the Commissions were set up. Thus, the new President of the CC is Mr. Valery FADEEV; the Honorary President is Mr. Evgeny VELIKHOV; the head of the executive board is Mr. Pavel ANDREEV.

Following an interruption, the ESC was reinstated and Mr. Alfred POLOKO is the President of the new ESC.

Monaco

Monaco

Following the retirement of the Secretary-General, the new Secretary-General of the ESC is Mrs. Catherine CATANESE (ccatanese@gouv.mc).

Guinea

Guinea

In the framework of the West African regional workshop, the ESC of Guinea, in addition to its report on the national workshop on social dialogue and social protection held on 23, 24 and 25 May 2016, studied "How to check that the conditions for setting up a social protection floor are met? A critical analysis of the necessary conditions".

South Korea

South Korea

Mr. MOON, Sung Hyun was newly appointed as Chairman of the Economic and Social Development Commission on the 25th of August. As a distinguished labor activist, he was President of the Korean Metal Workers Union of the Korean Confederation of Trade Union in 1999. Also, he served as President of the Democratic Labor Party in 2004.

Bulgaria

Bulgaria

The ESC has had a rich recent activity, including the adoption of a new act on vocational education and training.

Brazil

Brazil

The Executive Secretary of the CDES is Mr. Michel TEMER and the new Secretary of the CDES Secretariat is Mrs. Patricia AUDI.

International Meeting, General Assembly and Boards of AICESIS

Meetings between the AICESIS delegation led by the President of the ESC of Guinea on behalf of the AICESIS and senior representatives of the UN ECOSOC, including Mr Frederick M. M. SHAVA, President of ECOSOC; Mr. Horacio SEVILLA, Chairman of the Group of 77; Mr. Mourad AHMIA, Executive Secretary of the Group of 77; Mr. Navid HANIF, Director of the ECOSOC Bureau