Private Sector Business Forum to be held next month

The VCCI is currently organizing a Private Sector Business Forum with financial assistance from the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organization (PIPSO ,  to  be held in the mornings of 2nd and 3rd July 2013 at the USP Conference Room.

The main objective of the forum is to discuss issues of importance to the business community and which affect their operations, and hence the economy of Vanuatu.

Issues include those related to Employment, Costs & Benefits of Trade Agreements and Infrastructure and related issues.

VCCI Members from all sectors to be invited, following feedback from previous business forums.

For more information, please contact VCCI Manager Alick Berry on [email protected] (email) or 27543 (phone).

Date Session Participants Sector   Chairman Speakers   Subject

Tues

8.30 – 9.00     Official   Opening GM CCI President of   CCI  

2 July

      PM – Hon.   Moana Carcasses Kalosil Refreshments
         
  Session I     Cross   Cutting Issues        
  Private   Sector    
  9.30 -11.30 Members from ALL business ILO, TLAC,   VEO GM CCI VCCI &   Vanuatu Employers Organisation (VEO) Committee Representatives on Tripartite   Labour Advisory Council (TLAC)  
  sectors   Employers   Trade Promotion   Tea Break
      Minimum Wages    
      Sectoral   Wages    
         
                   
  Session II                

Wed

       

3 July

9.00 – 10.00     Employment   Relations Bill (ERB) Overview GM CCI VCCI &   Vanuatu Employers Organisation (VEO) Committee Representatives on Tripartite   Labour Advisory Council (TLAC)  

    Unemployment   Insurance Proposal   Tea Break

    Annual Leave,   Maternity Leave, Sick Leave    

       

10.00 – 10.30     Update on   Costs and Benefits under Trade GM CCI Vanuatu   Manufacturers & Exporters Association Representatives  
  Private   Sector Agreements    
  Members from ALL business    
  sectors     Tea Break
         
  10.30 – 11.30     Infrastructure/   Other issues GM CCI Simon Cramp   (Director Governance For Growth, AusAid)  
        VCCI   Representatives of Business Associations