Ambassadorial Working Group Statement on the Tkibuli Mine AccidentBack

The Ambassadorial Working Group (AWG) is saddened to learn about the tragic accident that occurred in Tkibuli coal mines on 9 May 2017 claiming the lives of four workers. The AWG expresses deepest sympathy and sincere condolences to the families of the victims.

This tragic accident leading to a loss of peoples’ lives is yet another reminder of an urgent need to establish adequate health and safety procedures in the work place including proper legislation and the establishment of labour inspection mandated in line with International Labour Standards.

Friday, 12 May 2017