The Trade Unions Regional Conference on Development and Co-operation that had been underway here in Asmara for two days concluded in the evening hours today.
Asmara, 21 December 2010- The Trade Unions Regional Conference on Development and Co-operation that had been underway here in Asmara for two days concluded in the evening hours today.
During the two-day conference, papers focusing on regional economic cooperation, Eritrean economic development, efficiency of work and others were presented.
The papers discussed the current economic bottlenecks in Africa and their causes as well as possible solutions. It was also pointed out that efficiency in work could only be guaranteed with the strengthening of the relations among workers, employers and workers’ unions.
It was pointed out during the conference that the only way out for African countries from social and economic deprivation is through self-reliance and avoidance of foreign aid. Moreover, the participants stressed on the need for African nations to strengthen their human and material resources as well as create conducive grounds for their nationals to contribute in all aspects of economic development.
Workers’ unions from Eritrea, Yemen, Sudan, Libya, Egypt, Italy as well as the ILO and the CEN-SAD had participated in the conference.