Appeal of the delegates to the VIth BRICS Trade Union Forum
to New Development Bank BRICS
National trade union centres of BRICS countries, which have come together in BRICS Trade Union Forum in 2012 to defend the interests of working people and their membership, were encouraged by the foundation of the New Development Bank (NDB) mandated by the BRICS leaders to provide resources for sustainable development of BRICS countries and emerging regions. Impressive dynamics of the Bank’s establishment and the beginning of its investment activity in 2016 prove the relevance of the decision taken.
BRICS Trade Union Forum has taken effort within its competence to work out common position and coordinate trade union activity aimed at ensuring the rights and legitimate interests of workers in our countries based on the fundamental conventions of the International Labour Organisation.
Based on the joint statement made on behalf of BRICS countries during March (2017) session of the ILO Governing Body expressing confidence that “promotion of decent work will contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals”, national trade union centres