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November 17, 2015

The new AICESIS roadmap presenting the Presidency's working priorities of the Dominican Republic ESC for 2015-2017, was sent to all members. This document is available in French, English and soon in Spanish.

October 1, 2015

The 14th International Meeting and the General Assembly of AICESIS took place in Moscow (Russia) from 16 to 18 September, under the chairmanship of Mr. Evgeny Velikhov. These meetings ended the Russian presidency. Mr. Agripino NUNEZ Collado, President of the ESC of the Dominican Republic, was appointed unanimously and by acclamation, President of the AICESIS for 2015-2017. Furthermore, Board members were renewed on this occasion.

June 30, 2015

On 17 and 18 September 2015 in Moscow (Russia) at the headquarters of the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation (CCRF) the 14th International Meeting on "National Human Capital and new sources of national competitiveness," and the AICESIS General Assembly ending the CCRF mandate provided for 2013-2015 will be held. The Assembly will finalize the exchange of experiences on the "The role of ESCs and civil and social dialogue in the fight against corruption and economic crime" and "The role of ESCs and civil society organizations in the fight against poverty" and will decide the opening of new works. On this occasion the 2015 AICESIS MDGs Awards will be given.

 

May 20, 2015

The cooperation between the ILO and AICESIS will develop this year. First, as part of the implementation of the Seoul Declaration, a training workshop for members of the Congolese ESC, on “The ESC and social dialogue capacity building for an effective and sustainable social protection floor” will be held in July 2015 in Brazzaville. Moreover, the AICESIS-ILO annual conference will be held at the end of October 2015 in The Hague in cooperation with the Dutch SER, on “The role of ESC/SIs and social dialogue in promoting workplace compliance” (title tbc). Finally, the cooperation will be strengthened with the development of the world database of ESC/SIs. A joint progress report on the implementation of the cooperation Agreement will be presented to the next AICESIS General Assembly.

May 20, 2015

The cooperation between the ILO and AICESIS will develop this year. First, as part of the implementation of the Seoul Declaration, a training workshop for members of the Congolese ESC, on “The ESC and social dialogue capacity building for an effective and sustainable social protection floor” will be held in July 2015 in Brazzaville. Moreover, the AICESIS-ILO annual conference will be held at the end of October 2015 in The Hague in cooperation with the Dutch SER, on “The role of ESC/SIs and social dialogue in promoting workplace compliance” (title tbc). Finally, the cooperation will be strengthened with the development of the world database of ESC/SIs. A joint progress report on the implementation of the cooperation Agreement will be presented to the next AICESIS General Assembly.

April 21, 2015

Editorial

AICESIS reinforces its communication! The AICESIS website has been totally transformed to make it more attractive and easier to use. Facebook, Twitter (aicesis1), Skype (aicesis1) accounts have been opened to communicate more about our activities and articles in several languages have been posted on Wikipedia. Follow us and send us your feedback.

 

www.aicesis.org

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Aicesis/482641791792115

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Association_of_Economic_and_Social_Councils_and_Similar_Institutions

March 16, 2015

Editorial

With the development of several activities, 2015 has experienced an intensive start for AICESIS. In order to carry them out, each member has been solicited to cooperate. Thanking those members who already provided with their follow-up, we are waiting now for your comments and contributions on:

  • The ECOSOC working Group on « How to ensure the transition from the Millennium Development Goals to those for Sustainable Development? »,
  • The ILO working Group on « Small and Medium Enterprises and the creation of decent and productive employment opportunities »,
  • the questionnaire on the fight against economic crime and corruption
  • The ToRs for the Algiers Symposium on AICESIS future.

Furthermore, calls for applicants concerning the 2015-2017 term for both the Board seats and the Vice- SG offices have been launched.

 

 

February 24, 2015

Editorial

Year 2014 ended very well for AICESIS. The AICESIS General Secretariat would like to take this opportunity to deeply thank each member for all the efforts and commitment devoted to AICESIS and for the excellent quality of the established partnerships. Year 2015 has already foreseen plenty of activities and experienced an increasing number of Councils eager to become more active within AICESIS. We hope that 2015 will be as successful as the previous years.

October 30, 2014

EDITORIAL

The final part of year 2014 has been extremely busy for AICESIS. The International Summer School held in Nalchik (Russia, 15th -21st September), the Regional Conference on «Economic growth by Strengthening Human Capital and Industrial Performance» in Curacao (25th -26th September), as well as the International Conference on «Social Dialogue, industrial relations and civil dialogue» in Athens (Greece, 8th -9th October) were all very successful. Furthermore, two other important events will close the year. First, the International Conference on «The role of ESC-SIs in promoting Social Protection Floors for All» will be organized in Seoul (Korea, 20-21 November) jointly with the ESDC of Korea and the ILO. Secondly, the Board will take place in Rabat (Morocco, 10th - 11th December) and the meeting will continue on 12th December with an open workshop on the topic « The ESCs-ISs and Civil Dialogue ».