Marrakech, October 2nd 2018, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) organized the first conclusive conference for the promotion of Social dialogue in the Southern Mediterranean. The event was held in the frame of the Pilot project for Promotion of social dialogue in the Southern Mediterranean (SOLID), a project funded by the European Commission, with the participation of high-level representatives of the European Commission, of Governments, Employers Organizations, leaders of Trade Unions, civil society organizations, experts, local authorities, social dialogue institutions including Economic and Social Councils ESCs of the South & North of Mediterranean and Media.
The ultimate goal of SOLiD is to develop the capacity of Trade Unions
and their homologues of Employers’ Associations in Tunisia, Jordan and
Morocco, in order to promote a dynamic, inclusive and reinforced
institutionalized social dialogue and consultations with the broader
civil society. Taking into consideration the complexity of the social
dialogue process, SOLiD aims at creating and improving an enabling
environment for social dialogue between the social partners, as well as
promoting civic and multipartite dialogue with civil society
organizations and regional and local authorities.
and also promoting a community of practice by identifying and sharing innovative tools and models of effective social dialogue.
In the frame of this conference, a Symposium was organized to exam and agree on the last draft of a “Charter for the promotion of social dialogue in Southern of Mediterranean”, adopted by all the partners and target groups in SOLiD’s project.