10th BRICS Trade Union Forum plenary held via videoconference
Due to continuing difficult epidemiological situation, the meeting of BRICS trade union leaders under the chairmanship of India was held on July 14, 2021via videoconference. The Forum was attended by delegates representing national trade union centres of all five BRICS countries.
The plenary session was the tenth for the Trade Union Forum, thus reaffirming the relevance and continued vitality of this format of joint activity of the largest national trade union centres of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
Delegations to the Forum presented national reports containing assessment of the current socio-economic situation and measures taken by trade unions to achieve their objectives, as well as trade union opinions on the topics chosen by the Ministers of Labour and Employment of the BRICS countries for discussion with social partners.
The main item on the agenda of the Trade Union Forum was the discussion and adoption of the joint Declaration, the draft of which was prepared by Indian trade unions.
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