GCC Labour Organization
The creation of the GCC Labour Organization by the decision of Their Excellencies the Ministers of Labor and Social Affairs in the Arab Gulf Countries and the founding conference was held in Manama in 1978. GCC Labour Organization was set up to meet the challenges that emerge in all social issues, particularly labour and social issues which are closely linked to and the direct development, human well-being and as a mean of nation-building and prosperity.
Principles and Objectives
At the end of the founding conference of the Council in 1978, was the announcement of the basic principles and objectives of the labor and social policy with the Arab Gulf summarized as follows:
Labor and social policy of the Arab Gulf
- contribute to the achievement of economic and social development and meet the standards and raise efficiency.
- contribute to the establishment of community safety and social peace.
- contribute to the development of social rights based on building, and to provide the means to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of social programs.
- the development of social awareness and concern for the citizen towards a cooperative movement.
- attention to the exchange of expertise in the areas of labour and social development.
The accession of the Sultanate of Oman in the Council
The Council of Ministers of Labor and Social Affairs of the Gulf Cooperation Council is a specialized organization of the Council with a view to joint action and cooperation, coordination and consolidation of the position in the international arena against labor and social issues. The Sultanate of Oman, as a founding member of the Council, by the nature of the relationship between this Council and of the Gulf Cooperation Council, is determined to support the process of joint cooperation between the brothers in the GCC Labor and Social Council.
Sultanate of Oman has benefited from its membership in the Council in terms of:
benefites from GCC Labour Organization for Sultanate of Oman
- Strengthen the existing cooperation between the States of the Council on labour issues in particular with regard to training programs and exchange of experiences and reconnaissance visits, most notably the implementation of decisions on the movement of labor between the States of the National Council.
- Consolidation of regional and international attitudes toward labor issues and international levels.
- Take advantage of a series of publications issued by the Executive Office for publications, whether cultural, scientific or documentary.
- Strategic use of evidence by the Executive Office issued a special guide the professional classification database.
- Benefit from the program information prepared by the Executive Office of the radio and television address in which labor and social issues of concern to the Gulf society.