almotamar.net-saba - Yemen is to take part in the 99th Session of the International Labour Conference to be held in Geneva, Switzerland.
A Yemeni delegation led by Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Amat al-Razaq Humad headed on Monday for three-week session that will focus one a number of topics topped by the report of the Director General and the Management Council on the activities of the International Labor Office between the two rounds 98th and 99th, the work program, budget and commitment to applying international labor standards.
Reports of the countries that ratified the standards on workforce and impacts of the global financial crisis on employment and laborers would be reviewed as well, Humad said.
Moreover, the meeting will discuss the item on national response to the issue of AIDS in workplaces with the aim to reach a recommendation and approve it during the session and the item on suitable work for house laborers to improve their living conditions as well as reviewing the declaration of basic rights and principles of labor that will contain the outcomes of the international report on limiting child labor, she said.
On the margins of the session, the Arab Work Group will hold a meeting to coordinate Arab efforts toward the session decisions and following up the ILC decisions for 1974 and 1980 on condemning Israeli aggressive and racial acts, freedom and human rights violations and the effects of Israel settlement on the conditions of Arab laborers in Palestine, she said.
Moreover, the GCC Labor Ministers Council will hold a coordinative meeting that will discuss the session agenda.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.