/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Employment and Social Development Canada/

OTTAWA, June 7, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, will announce the Government of Canada's ratification of the International Labour Organization's Convention 138 Concerning Minimum Age for Admission to Employment at the International Labour Conference in Geneva, Switzerland. She will attend the conference on June 8 and 9, 2016.  

Media Availability
Interested media may contact media relations to set up an interview.

  • Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at 6:00 a.m. EDT
  • Thursday, June 9, 2016, at 6:00 a.m. EDT

Itinerary

Wednesday, June 8

10:30 a.m. (4:30 a.m. EDT)
Assembly Hall of the Palais des Nations
Deliver a speech before the Conference Plenary.

12:00 p.m. (6:00 a.m. EDT)
Media call-back with Canadian journalists. Interested media may contact media relations to set up an interview.

1:30 p.m. (7:00 a.m. EDT)
Human Rights Council room of the Palais des Nations
The World Day against Child Labour panel.

3:30 p.m. – 4: 45 p.m. (9:30 a.m.10:00 a.m. EDT)
Palais des Nations
Bilateral meetings with International Labour Organization officials to discuss common labour issues.

7:40 p.m.8:00 p.m. (1:40 p.m.2:00 p.m.)
ILO Building, Director's General Office
Minister Mihychuk will deposit Canada's Instrument of Ratification for Convention 138

Thursday, June 9
10:00 a.m.12:00 p.m. (4:00 a.m.6:00 a.m. EDT)
Assembly Hall of the Palais des Nations
World of Work Summit, focussed on youth employment.

12:00 p.m. (6:00 a.m. EDT)
Media call-back with Canadian journalists. Interested media may contact media relations to set up an interview.

2:45 p.m.5:30 p.m. (8:45 a.m.11:30 a.m. EDT)
Palais des Nations
Bilateral meetings with International Labour Organization member countries and officials.

6:30 p.m. (12:30 p.m. EDT)
Canadian Mission, 5 Ariana Avenue, Geneva
Reception organized by the Canadian Mission.

Please note that all details are subject to change.

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For further information: (media only): Media Relations Office, Employment and Social Development Canada, 819-994-5559, media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca


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