ITUC Asia Pacific Letter to the Chief Executive of HKSAR
14 November 2014
The Honorable Chun-ying Leung
The Chief Executive
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR)
Dear Chief Executive Leung,
Re: Umbrella Movement for Democracy in Hong Kong
Enclosed please find a resolution on Hong Kong adopted by the ITUC-AP Regional General Council in its 10th Meeting in Manila, 27-28 October 2014.
As stated in the resolution, the Hong Kong Government should take all the necessary measure to implement universal suffrage in conformity with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and we urge you to call on, as a matter of urgency, all parties to engage in peaceful dialogue.
For your information, the ITUC Asia Pacific is the Regional Organisation of the International Trade Union Confederation for Asia and the Pacific representing effectively 60 million members of 56 affiliates in 32 countries, and the ITUC represents 168 million members globally.
Enclosure: 10th ITUC-AP RGC Resolution on Hong Kong Umbrella Movement for Democracy
c.c. 1. Ms. Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, ITUC
2. Mr. Lee Cheuk Yan, General Secretary, HKCTU