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16/9/2015

CGTRA develops coordinated actions with governmental, academic and the world of work institutions to raise awareness of migratory policies

  • CGTRA develops coordinated actions with governmental, academic and the world of work institutions to raise awareness of migratory policies

At UOCRA headquarters, the Argentine General Confederation of Labour (CGTRA), represented by its Foreign Affairs Secretary Mr. Gerardo Martínez, signed an agreement with the National University Tres de Febrero (UNTREF) represented by its Rector Aníbal Jozami, for mutual cooperation in the field of migration in the world of work.

In practical and operational terms, understanding aims to advance in the development of training actions and technical and academic complementation between the institutions on the specific issue.

In the same vein, the Argentine General Confederation of Labour (CGTRA) and the National University Tres de Febrero (UNTREF) signed a specific agreement with the International Organization for migration, represented by its Regional Director, Diego Beltrand, and the National Directorate of migration, represented by its Director, Martin Augusto Arias Duval.

From the initialed agreement, participating institutions committed themselves to develop the workshop "Current Migrations in the Republic of Argentina: policy, impact and perception", with the objective of training and raise awareness on migration issues to CGT RA union delegates, through the respective Secretariats.

During the ceremony, it was also presented the book "Labour Migration in the Building Industry: comparative analysis of migrant labor in the building industry in the Republic of Argentina 2001 - 2011", in the presence of authors Mr.  Lelio Mármora, Director of the Policy Institute of Migration Policies and Asylum that framed the work between academic and the Trade Union world and the progress in the articulation and coordination of joint actions.

The publication, through Aulas y Andamios publisher belonging to Foundation Fundación UOCRA, seeks a deep approach into the phenomenon of the inclusion of migrants in two different socio-economic contexts. 

By way of conclusion, the CGT Foreign Affairs Secretary, Gerardo Martínez, said: "from the trade union movement we want to outline a joint strategy to incorporate workers around the world and for this reason, we need logistic, professional, academic and institutional support".

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