MINSK, 26 August (BelTA) - The Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) is working to update the concept on gradual formation of a common labor market and regulation of labor migration. The meeting of the corresponding working group was held as a video conference on 26 August, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee.
The meeting was attended by representatives of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and the CIS Executive Committee. The members of the working group discussed the amendments, conceptual approaches and proposals to update the concept. Comments and suggestions related to the development of an action plan for the implementation of the concept were also considered.
“This work is carried out in accordance with the action plan for the implementation of the first phase (2021-2025) of the CIS Economic Development Strategy for the period until 2030. The document includes tasks to define coordinated approaches to the creation of legal and institutional conditions for the rational use of labor potential of the CIS countries, and laso the free movement of labor, adaptation of migrants to the requirements and customs of the country of employment,” the press service said.
Work to update the concept and prepare an action plan for its implementation will also be considered at the next meeting of the CIS Advisory Council for Labor, Employment and Social Protection in October.