Director-General, ILO meets with PR, Ambassador Robert Marcel Tibaleka
UGANDA AND ILO COMMIT TO STRENGTHENING DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION
Geneva, 29th March 2023
Today Afternoon, Ambassador Marcel Tibaleka, Uganda’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva paid a courtesy call on Mr. Gilbert F. Houngbo, Director General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) at the UN Agency’s Headquarters in Geneva.
Ambassador Tibaleka congratulated Mr Houngbo upon his election as the first African Director General to lead the ILO since its foundation more than 100 years ago.
He further commended ILO for its work in Uganda and called for continued partnership in areas including; Capacity building for Labour and OSH officers, Development of a Labour Market Information System, Extending the current Apprenticeship Programme to Construction, Manufacturing and Agriculture sectors, and Training in Reporting on the Application of International Labour Standards.
Director General Houngbo in welcoming Ambassador Tibaleka to the ILO headquarters, expressed his desire to continue working with the Government of Uganda in promoting ILO’s decent work agenda.
PERMANENT MISSION OF UGANDA TO THE UNITED NATIONS.