Eurasian Federation III. General Assembly was held.
Eurasian Federation III. Ordinary General Meeting was held on 09.23.2016 at Toleyis Union Head Office in Istanbul. The General Meeting was held with the participation of the General President Mr. Cemail Bakindi , Toleyis Trade Union Board of Directors, Assoc. Dr. Mr. Sayim Yorgun and along with our member organisations from other countries as; Azerbaijan City Tasarrufat (Agriculture) and the Food Industry Workers´ Union President, Mr. Tofig Guliyev, Azerbaijan Wealth and Ecology Workers Trade Union President Mr. Telman Guliyev, Serbian Trade Union Confederation President Mr. Orbovic Ljubisav and Chief President Mr. Svetlana Mancic, Serbia Catering and Tourism Workers Union President Mr. Dragan Cvetkovic and former President Mr. Radan Milovanovic, Albania Tourism Workers Mr. union, Mr. President Ismalaya Myftar and Vice President Maksim Cuedar , Montenegro Tourism and Catering Union President Mr. Cede Milinic, Kyrgyzstan Food Industry Workers Union President Mr. Sagynbek Apsaliyev, Georgia Agriculture and Food Industry Workers´ union President, Mr. Levan Mtvarelidz, Tajikistan Food Industry Workers Union President Mr. Mirali Safarov, Tajikistan Culture, Telecommunications and Tourism Trade union President Mr. Zarina Khadzhiev, Bosnia and Herzegovina Manufacturing Workers Union President Mr. Fahrudin Cute and ´´Sarajevska Pivara ´´ workplace union representative Mr. Senad Bobic . In addition, our new member Kyrgyzstan Industrial Complex and the City Council Workers Alliance President Mr. Omar Arstanbekov and our guest from Bulgaria Independent Agricultural Trade Union Federation Vice-President Ms. Valentine Vasilyonova were joined the meeting. General President Mr. Cemail Bakindi greeted the participants by expressing his gratfefulness for their attendance and after giving an opening speech Mr. Bakindi invited Assoc. Dr. Mr. Sayim Yorgun to the lectern. Mr. Yorgun stated organization should not only be done within the country´s borders, it should be reached and connected outside the country internationally so that the succes can be achieved and underlined the main reason Eurasia Federation have been established for the need of solidarity and collaboration between the Balkans and East countries. Mr. Yorgun contuniued his speech by detailed explanation of what Turkey is going trough, and how the work life and trade unions affected by it, also expressed the importance and the need of the solidarity at the international level especially in these days. After the end of Mr. Yorguns speech, Mr. Bakindi begin to speak. Mr Bakindi gave an information about the activities have been done since the II. General Congress, also thanked to our newest member Kyrgyzstan Industrial Complex and the City Council Workers Alliance President Mr. Omar Arstanbekov ´a and our guest from Bulgaria for their participation as a guest Ms. Valentina Vasilyonova Deputy President of the Bulgaria Independent Agricultural Unions Federation for their participation as a guest. Mr Bakindi continued the unfavorable situation of Turkey and the aftermath of sectors espcially tourism have been affected not to mention some of the resots have delayed opening dates or not even opened at all which unfortunately resulted in increased number of unemployement. Finally, Mr. Bakindi mentioned the Eurasia Federations strong bond with its member states organisations and stated that he will continue with all his efforts for the future of our federation and invited all the participants for a moment of silence for the lost of lives of terrosim attacks around the world and Turkey. After then Serbian Trade Union Confederation President Mr. Orbovic Ljubisav was invited to the lectern. Serbian Trade Union Confederation President Mr. Orbovic Ljubisav Eurasian expressed his thanks for the invitation of III. General Congress and that he was glad to come together again. He mentioned the importance of the understanding in these difficult days in Turkey, on behalf of Serbia and his federation he said they will always be on Turkey´s side and wished all the best for the future of Eurasia Federation. Azerbaijan City Tasarrufat (Agriculture) and the Food Industry Workers´ Union President Mr. Tofig Guliyev took the floor. Mr. Tofig Guliyev gave news of the Eurasia Federation will new members of several trade unions in Azerbaijan. Mr. Guliyev expressed he will this period and highlighted the importance of cooperation between trade unions. He completed his speech by wishing continued success to the Eurasian Federation. Then the President of Montenegro Tourism and Catering Union Cede Milinic took the floor. Mr. Milinic, expressed the joy of being together again and informed the participants of Montenegro to become a member of the European Union and highlighted the changes it brings. In particular, labor legislation and said that they were in a great struggle as trade unions for the protection of some of the present laws, also emphasized the importance the cooperation in the Eurasian Federationof for them and offered her thanks. Then Kyrgyzstan Food Industry Workers Union President Mr. Sagynbek Apsaliyev has been invited to the lectern. Mr. Sagynbek, stated Kyrgyzstan is also affected from experiences in the world and said that the capitalist system is one step ahead of the game and that the need to develop new strategies and carry out activities further. He ended his remarks by wishing success to the Congress. Then the new member of the Eurasian Federation of Kyrgyzstan Industrial Complex and the City Council Workers Alliance President Mr. Omar Arstanbekov was invited Omar Arstanbekov the lectern. Mr. Omar Arstanbekov began his speech by saluting the members of Eurasia Federation and said that he was grateful to be invited to the II. General Assembly the Eurasian Federation. Mr Arstanbekov expressed his happiness on behalf of Kyrgyzstan Industrial Complex and the City Council Workers Alliance about approval of their membership application and continued his remarks as the main reason encouraged the desire to be a member of the Federation of Omar Arstanbeko were the subjects has been brought out for II. General Congress, stated this memebership would have a positive impact in struggle of the state bodies of the state bodies, in solving the problems of the city council workers and finished his speech by presenting their best wishes. Then Tajikistan Food Industry Workers´ Union President. Mr. Mirali Safarov took the word. Mr. Sarafov welcomed the participants and highlighted the work of the trade union situation in the country. He also added that Eurasian Federation have a great role in our solidarity vision and this will be continueing for a long time ahead and finished his speech. Then Azerbaijan Wealth and Ecology Workers Trade Union President Mr. Telman Guliyev took the floor. Mr. Telman Guliyev expressed his thanks and stated that trade unions should be stronger the in the face of global capitalism. As a member of Eurasia Federation we can do so in solidarity with success. Also specifying the details of the referendum to be held in Azerbaijan, and finally passed Eurasian Federation wishes of success in the new term. Then Bulgaria Independent Agricultural Trade Union Federation Vice-President Ms. Valentine Vasilyonova took the word. Ms. Vasilyonova firstly expressed her feelings that she was glad to be invited to the III. General Assembly of Eurasian Federation. Then stated we were all together on the route towards solidarity, defending the rights of workers and a fighter for the protection of social values, and these values are shared by us and so to be continued. Lastly wished all the success for our Federation and finished her speech. Then Serbia Catering and Tourism Workers Union President Mr. Dragan Cvetkovic took the word and greeted all the participants and thanked for the invivation. Mr. Cvetkovic then stated the importance of cooperation and solidarity in the world between trade unions and as a part of being a member of Eurasian Federation, he has pledged to be there for all the support in the future. After, Bosnia and Herzegovina Manufacturing Workers Union President Mr. Fahrudin took the word. Mr Cutuna started his speech by saluting the participants and stated it has been a year since they have been a member of the Eurasian Federation , and expressed their happiness about it. Finally ended his speech by wishing all the succes for the congress. Then Serbia Catering and Tourism Workers Union former President Mr. Radan Milovanovic took the word and stated that he closely follow the activities of Eurasian Federation from the beginning and support, added this organisation brings many people together with the same views from various countries, and unions with a great success. Eurasia Federation´s main purpose is maintaining peace. He the added on behalf of his After the speeches of the participants, the activity reports were discussed and adopted unanimously. Then the election part taken place which the results were adopted unanimously and announced. The new term of Eurasia Federation Board of Directors are as follows:
MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS President : Cemail Bakindi Vice President : Tofig Guliyev Vice President : Cede Milinic General Secretary : Yusuf Kutlu General Financial Secretary : Ali Sahin DEPUTY BOARD MEMBERS 1- Dragan Cvetkovic 2- Telman Guliyev 3- Levan Mtvarelidze 4- Mirali Safarov 5- Mevlüt Özer SUPERVISORY BOARD MEMBERS 1- Fahrudin Cutuna 2- Ersin Sancakli 3- Ismalaya Myftar DISCIPLINARY BOARD MEMBERS 1- Sagynbek Apsaliev 2- Habip Karakus 3- Omor Arstanbekov At the end of the Eurasian Federation Meeting Final Declaration was read by the General President Mr. Cemail Bakindi and ended by offering his thanks to everyone involved.
Eurasian Federation Final Declaration: THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF EURASIA FEDERATION FINAL DECLARATION
Eurasia Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Tourism Trade Unions Federation, from 2007 until today, fights for human rights, trade union freedoms, are struggling for the establishment of democracy and social justice. Our Federation, which have 23 union members from 15 countries and a total of 1 million members, to show maximum effort for workers , to have a life of humanity worthy, and the promotion and protection of mutual interests have been accepted as a basic principle. The war and terror has caused to lose hundreds of thousans people´s lives, which led to the immigration of millons live in inhumane conditoions and their sufferings are the reality of today. People in many countries in world, face with hunger, disease, poverty and this is a shameful statement for humanity that is agonising. In recent attacks against democracy on July 15, 2016, which the aim was to apply a nefarious plan in Turkey, Turkish nation has shown the whole world that as a guarantee of democracy by claiming the freedom and independence that disrupts this nefarious scheme. We condemn the coup against the democratic system of all kinds, no matter where in the world, we openly declare that we do not know another power of the people´s sovereignty. Syria, Iraq, Nagorno-Karabakh and whom forced to migrate from other parts of the world, for the protection of territorial integrity and to ensure the return of immigrants to the countries in the region, we invite all the countries to be responsible to render sovereign peace in the world. Eurasia Federation will continue to be an outspoken defender for peace, freedom and democracy firstly in Eurasian region and all over the world.