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3rd ITUC World Congress


09.00 – 11.30
12th meeting of the ITUC General Council (members only)
11.30 – 12.30
Standing Orders Committee
14.30 – 16.30
Opening ceremony
ITUC President’s Address
Address by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier
Address by Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator, representing the United Nations
16.30 – 18.00
Reception offered by DGB (Congress centre)
Buses depart for Berlin Philharmonic Concert
The Congress Credentials Committee would hold its first meeting on 18 May, and would meet and report to the full plenary as necessary during the Congress.
09.00 – 12.30
Full plenary, including:
First report of the Credentials Committee, including Ratification of the Composition of the Committee
First report of the Standing Orders Committee, including Ratification of the Composition of the Committee
Welcome address by DGB President Reiner Hoffmann
ITUC General Secretary’s Address
Address by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder
Panel discussion: “Fault-lines in the Global Economy: The Failure of Austerity”
14.00 – 16.30
Three parallel sub-plenaries
16.30 – 17.30
Two parallel sub-plenaries continue (sub-plenary on Realising Rights adjourns at 16:30)
16.30 – 17.30
Standing Orders Committee
09.00 – 12.30
Three parallel sub-plenaries (continued)
14.30 – 17.30
Three parallel sub-plenaries (continued)
Sub-plenary “Union Growth” ends at 17.00
09.00 – 12.30
Full plenary
10.00 – 11.00
Standing Orders Committee
14.00 – 17.30
Three parallel sub-plenaries (continued)
Buses depart for reception offered by ITUC
(at “Kalkscheune” event centre, Berlin)
09.00 – 12.30
Three parallel sub-plenaries (continued)
14.00 – 15.00
Three parallel sub-plenaries (final sessions)
15.00 – 17.00
Standing Orders Committee
09.00 – 12.00
Full plenary:
Adoption of decisions
Report of the Credentials Committee including Elections of General Secretary, Internal Auditors and General Council
Closing Ceremony
13.30 – 14.30
13th meeting of the ITUC General Council (members only)
3CO/E/1 - Provisional Programme
Sub-plenaries Programme (PDF)

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