"Health and Safety at Work", thematic meeting of the EU Corner in Gjirokastra

  • Posted on: 11 February 2019
  • By: admin

"Health and Safety at Work", was the title of the Conference organized today in Gjirokastra by the EU Corner of this city in cooperation with the project "Municipalities for Europe" and the Municipality of Gjirokastra.

This activity was organized under the symbolism of two very important days: April 28, the "International Day of Health and Safety at Work" as well as the 1st May, "International Workers Day".

The meeting was opened by Ms. Zamira Rami, Mayor of Gjirokastra, who in her speech expressed; "We all understand the importance of this field, which has the primary duty to guarantee human life and its health by preventing and stopping work related accidents. For this, it is important that the correct identification of the issues does not remain only at the questionnaire level, but structures and professionals should be prepared in the field of health and safety at work, which, through standardized procedures will guarantee the safety, health and life of employees.

In this meeting also participated Ms. Alessandra Frontoni, head of the social affairs program at the EU Delegation in Albania, who in her speech emphasized the respect for human rights in the everyday life and work, as one of the basic pillars on which the European Union was built.

During the meeting there were interventions from different field experts, who were invited to this thematic debate, in order to give the experiences of the institutions they run at the local government level.
The meeting was closed with a session of questions and answers among the attendees.