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CITUB Bulgaria

The Confederation of Independent Trade Unions in Bulgaria (CITUB) is the biggest representative Trade Union organization in the country, which has played a fundamental role as a one of the main social partners in the processes of transition to democracy and a stable market economy during the last 30 years.

LO Norway

The Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (Norwegian: Landsorganisasjonen i Norge, LO) is a national trade union center, decidedly the largest and probably the most influential umbrella organization of labour unions in Norway.

BIA Bulgaria

Bulgarian Industrial Association - Union of the Bulgarian Business (BIA) is a non-governmental organization, established on April 25, 1980. In its 40-year history, BIA has established itself as one of the leading partners of the state in defining economic policy guided solely by the principles of nationally responsible behavior, competence and fairness.

NHO Norway

The Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) [in Norwegian Næringslivets Hovedorganisasjon] is Norway’s largest organisation for employers and the leading business lobbyist. Our current membership of 25,600+ companies ranges from small family-owned businesses to multinational companies in most sectors.

Social dialogue – Decent work

2019/101835 Responsible Social dialogue for decent life (Re-dial)

Re-dial project aims

The Re-dial project aims: Improved social dialogue and cooperation by:

support to strengthening the tripartite dialogue implementing 36 bipartite and 20 tripartite consultations at national, regional and local level with pilot regions of Sofia, Varna, Burgas, Stara Zagora and Veliko Tarnovo. Training of 500 social partners' representatives, both men and women, to increase capacity to take part in the social dialogue with higher level of intensity and trust to influence national policies and laws.

Re-dial Project management

4 Project partners’ meetings each one connected with: the Study visit for General Digital Skills Packages development and training activities, the Opening conference, the Social Dialogue campaign and the Closing conference.

Re-dial project Publicity

- Project website, Leaflets, Posters
- International Opening conference
- 18-months Social dialogue campaign with 36 bipartite and 20 tripartite consultations, press conferences rising the awareness of 1000 citizens|
- International Closing conference

Re-dial project partners

Re-dial project partners are 4 key nationally representative social partners’ organisations of workers (CITUB and LO) and nationally representative associations of employers (BIA and NHO).

The project is building up the outcomes of the “Social dialogue – exchange of good practice examples” implemented by LO and NHO from Norway and CITUB and BIA from Bulgaria, affiliated respectively with ETUC and BUSINESSEUROPE.

Main activities of Re-dial project

Development of General Digital Skills Packages for enhancing the effectiveness and the efficiency of the social partnership, based on the model of LO-NHO joint "cooperation competence" training and other expertise identified during the study visit to Norway, digital exchanges and networking

Re-dial project time-frame

The initial timeframe of the Re-dial project is: 1.12.2019 – 30.11.2022

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