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Euro med Summit, Rabat. morocco, 14 -16 October 2008. The Economic and social council in Jordan. progress Report. Jordan Chamber of Commerce _ Jordan Chamber.

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1 Euro med Summit, Rabat. morocco, October The Economic and social council in Jordan. progress Report. Jordan Chamber of Commerce _ Jordan Chamber of Industry. Presented by: Abdallah M. Attieh. Member of the national committee of social dialogue project in Jordan. Amman Chamber of commerce.

2 Introduction I am pleased to speak before this specialized elite who participate in advancing the process of socioeconomic development through playing a role in upgrading development of all forms and in contributing to the socioeconomic prosperity in line with globalization requirements and challenges and towards achieving fair and comprehensive development and social security and peace. I am pleased to speak before this specialized elite who participate in advancing the process of socioeconomic development through playing a role in upgrading development of all forms and in contributing to the socioeconomic prosperity in line with globalization requirements and challenges and towards achieving fair and comprehensive development and social security and peace.

3 Introduction Allow me to thank the Social Dialogue Project Management along with the Euro- Med. Socioeconomic Councils for their support to Jordan to improve labor relations and issues, particularly for their Allow me to thank the Social Dialogue Project Management along with the Euro- Med. Socioeconomic Councils for their support to Jordan to improve labor relations and issues, particularly for their efforts to establish the Jordan s Socioeconomic Council in Jordan. efforts to establish the Jordan s Socioeconomic Council in Jordan.

4 Background Jordan with corporation ILO carrying out social dialogue project who provide asset to establish ESC. Jordan with corporation ILO carrying out social dialogue project who provide asset to establish ESC. Formulate hayer consultancy committee heded by minister of labor and presidents of privet sector and trade unions. Formulate hayer consultancy committee heded by minister of labor and presidents of privet sector and trade unions. Formulate national committee consist from 36 members from social parties. Formulate national committee consist from 36 members from social parties.

5 Introduction Organization workshops meeting to discuss and exploring the dialoged topics and the system in Mediterranean countries. Organization workshops meeting to discuss and exploring the dialoged topics and the system in Mediterranean countries. Jordan hosted the Med smuts in Nov Jordan hosted the Med smuts in Nov Knowledge international labor convention adopted by government. Knowledge international labor convention adopted by government.

6 Council Structures: The Council consists of: The Council consists of: Chairman Chairman Council Secretariat Council Secretariat Executive Office Executive Office General Assembly General Assembly

7 Representatives In order to achieve harmonization and efficiency, the Council will consist of (45) members including the Chairman towards securing a balanced participation by all the relevant groups. Theses members will enjoy credibility, fairness and efficiency. In order to achieve harmonization and efficiency, the Council will consist of (45) members including the Chairman towards securing a balanced participation by all the relevant groups. Theses members will enjoy credibility, fairness and efficiency.

8 Membership The Socioeconomic Council consists of 45 members including the Chairman equally representing the following groups; The Socioeconomic Council consists of 45 members including the Chairman equally representing the following groups; First group representing government authorities related to the Council s tasks, and consisting of 11 members including three expert public figures. First group representing government authorities related to the Council s tasks, and consisting of 11 members including three expert public figures. Second group representing employers and consisting of (11) members. Second group representing employers and consisting of (11) members.

9 Membership Third group representing the workers and consisting of (11) members. Third group representing the workers and consisting of (11) members. Fourth group consisting of (11) members representing the Civil Society Institutions and related to the Council s tasks. Fourth group consisting of (11) members representing the Civil Society Institutions and related to the Council s tasks.

10 Council Advantages, objectives: Setup a permanent and efficient legal forum for social dialogue in economic,social, cultural and envier mental polices and legislation and labor relations. Setup a permanent and efficient legal forum for social dialogue in economic,social, cultural and envier mental polices and legislation and labor relations. Realize the principle of participation by the society sectors in discussing the laws and legislations prior to approval and participation therein. Realize the principle of participation by the society sectors in discussing the laws and legislations prior to approval and participation therein.

11 Council Advantages, objectives: Consolidate the principle of democracy reflecting the views of the different parties. Consolidate the principle of democracy reflecting the views of the different parties. Assist the decision makers and legislators in exploring the viewpoints of the different society segments prior to issuing legislations. Assist the decision makers and legislators in exploring the viewpoints of the different society segments prior to issuing legislations. Reduce the negative impacts as a result of issuing the legislations without discussing them with the different parties. Reduce the negative impacts as a result of issuing the legislations without discussing them with the different parties.

12 Council Advantages, objectives: Realize balanced interests of the different parties without undermining any party s interests. Realize balanced interests of the different parties without undermining any party s interests. combat corruption and social marginalization and exclusions. combat corruption and social marginalization and exclusions. achieve social cohesion and justice in eco-social development. achieve social cohesion and justice in eco-social development. avoid labor Disputes. avoid labor Disputes. strengthen the dialoged culture and principles. strengthen the dialoged culture and principles. Keep pace with the experiences of the advanced countries with leading positions in the socioeconomic fields. Keep pace with the experiences of the advanced countries with leading positions in the socioeconomic fields.

13 Council Advantages, objectives: Releasing the partnership between private and public sectors and enhancing the proper investment climate and labor relations. Releasing the partnership between private and public sectors and enhancing the proper investment climate and labor relations. Quality of the current labor relations and related developments. Quality of the current labor relations and related developments. Regular evaluation of the results of the policies implemented in all relevant fields. Regular evaluation of the results of the policies implemented in all relevant fields.

14 Council Advantages, objectives: Affirm the importance of the good labor regulations and nature of the professional relationship in laying down the grounds for a successful and modern market economy, avoiding the negative impacts of social conflicts, reaching agreement and harmony between the social parties, and meeting the requirements for a sound economic prosperity. Affirm the importance of the good labor regulations and nature of the professional relationship in laying down the grounds for a successful and modern market economy, avoiding the negative impacts of social conflicts, reaching agreement and harmony between the social parties, and meeting the requirements for a sound economic prosperity.

15 The Council commutes: In order insure the smooth flow of the Council s works, the project provides for forming five permanent and specialized committees along with special mechanisms needed for the Council s work and decision making toward reaching consensus in terms of strengthening the social dialogue. In order insure the smooth flow of the Council s works, the project provides for forming five permanent and specialized committees along with special mechanisms needed for the Council s work and decision making toward reaching consensus in terms of strengthening the social dialogue.

16 The Council commutes: polices and projects evaluation committee. polices and projects evaluation committee. economic and envier mental Committee. economic and envier mental Committee. social and cultural committee. social and cultural committee. international public relation. international public relation. labor relation committee. labor relation committee.

17 Royal Decree granting approval for establishing the Council: The Royal Decree has been issued for approval of this council according to Regulation No 117 for the year 2007 (Socioeconomic Council Regulation) based on Article 120 of the constitution on 2/12/2007. This has been transformed from a law into a regulation, and the draft law has been slightly amended in terms of limiting the right to demand consultation to the state institutions only. The Royal Decree has been issued for approval of this council according to Regulation No 117 for the year 2007 (Socioeconomic Council Regulation) based on Article 120 of the constitution on 2/12/2007. This has been transformed from a law into a regulation, and the draft law has been slightly amended in terms of limiting the right to demand consultation to the state institutions only.

18 Council Tasks: Extend consultation and opinion of fields related to policies and legislations concerning socioeconomic, cultural, and environmental issues, labor relations and conditions. Extend consultation and opinion of fields related to policies and legislations concerning socioeconomic, cultural, and environmental issues, labor relations and conditions. Regulate social consultations and collective bargaining. Regulate social consultations and collective bargaining. - to reach national conscious &support for policies. - to reach national conscious &support for policies.


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