Translation of convener in Spanish:

convener

Pronunciation /kənˈviːnə//kənˈvinər/

noun

  • 1

    (of committee)
    persona que convoca una reunión
    • If Labour wanted to run a minority government, there may be some discussion as to what might be in the legislative programme and who might be committee conveners.
    • By contrast, the remaining six independent lawmakers, without the backing of a caucus, virtually stood no chance to serve as convener of any legislative committee.
    • As convener of the breaks committee Paddy announced that a 14-day trip to Croatia from May 7 to the 21 is on offer, priced at E753.00 (tax included).
    • Committee convener and Labour member Karen Gillon expressed surprise at Watson's prompt response.
    • Specifically, McConnell will follow in Tony Blair's footsteps by allowing the conveners of parliamentary committees to grill him twice a year on any subjects they wish.
    • The committee also elected three conveners to take turns chairing the weekly meeting.
    • Public health can play an important part as a convenor, bringing together the different parties needed to address violence.
    • The convenor of the committee should avoid any appearance of controversy.
    • And before modern lighting, convenors of meetings chose dates with predictable moonlight, to help participants on their way.
    • As a result of this meeting, a working group was elected with a mandate to progress further the objectives of the original convenors of the meeting.
    • Elliot suggests more needs to be done to help women take positions in the Church's committees, starting with a review of the workload of committee members and conveners.
    • Meeting convener and self-appointed representative of Greenough's rural residents, Richard Carr, was unavailable for comment this morning, but was vocal in his opposition at the meeting.
    • The European committee made it to Brussels once, those covering social inclusion have been to Dublin once, and the committee of conveners is only going to Brussels this spring because the trip is being paid for out of European funds.
    • Alasdair Morgan, the committee convener, said: ‘The idea is to see how quickly broadband is rolling out, whether it needs action to speed it up and what is the rate of take-up.’
    • Special thanks go to the convenors of the Lyell Meeting for their invitation and generous travel assistance.
    • He became the convener of the evangelistic committee in 1904 and then president of the Baptist Union of Scotland in 1906.
    • The meeting convenor, Dr Raymond Sacks, has established an excellent programme.
    • As the convener of the reception committee later acknowledged, the crowd made this city proud by behaving in a disciplined and well-mannered way.
    • One of the more telling episodes of the past week was the way in which the conveners of the parliamentary committees defeated an attempt by the business managers to axe the size of committees.
    • When queried as to whether this was an unusual occurrence due to the current circumstances, the convenor noted that the meeting that had been observed was typical of a mass meeting.
  • 2British

    (trade union official)
    enlace sindical masculine
    representante sindical feminine
    • The former Vauxhall worker rose through the ranks from shop steward to convener at Ellesmere Port and has been a national official for 10 years.
    • This afternoon an emergency meeting of stewards and convenors from all five of Rolls Royce's sites in Britain was taking place in Bristol, near the Patchway plant.
    • Sue Bolton is the convenor of the Socialist Alliance trade union working group, a member of its national executive and a Victorian Senate candidate.
    • However, the convenor perceived the relationship between the management and shop stewards as ‘very good’.
    • ‘The fact that they wouldn't have that shows they seem determined to sack our convenor,’ said one striker.
    • He was soon caught up in the trade union movement and became a union convener, a position he held for 12 years.
    • Peter Hinchliffe, trade union convener at the trust's hospitals, said: ‘Most of the staff will be amused, if not concerned, as well.’
    • Liverpool council lifted the suspensions and the threat of sacking to a Unison union convenor and a senior shop steward last week.
    • They were protesting at what they see as management's victimisation of a Unison union convenor and a senior shop steward.
    • John Durkin was the trade union works convenor at Associated Weavers at the time. He recalled the devastating fire which had occurred during the plant's annual summer shutdown.
    • As a former trade union convenor, Ferguson has always had a developed sense of his own worth financially, but in Edwards he found an implacable adversary.
    • It extends protection for shop stewards and convenors.
    • Chris Stephens, the convener of the SNP trade union group, said: ‘It's a very positive step for us.’
    • He was introduced as not a shop steward or convenor but ‘just a worker speaking from the heart’.
    • In bigger unionised plants there may be a shop steward superstructure, headed by a convenor who might spend most or all of his time on union business.
    • After a convenor was victimised from that workplace the number of stewards was reduced from 18 to four and hard won agreements were ripped up by management.
    • Despite losing the vote, John Lambie, convener of the trade union - Labour liaison committee, warned that ministers would still have to tackle the issue.
    • ‘The staff have made it quite clear that they are unhappy about this move to Barnsley,’ said Peter Hall, convenor for trade union Unison at the fire and rescue service.
    • Graham Goddard, a trade union convenor at the firm's Sheffield factory who is married with three children, was in the scheme for 20 years.
    • The union representatives consisted of 5 convenors and 12 shop stewards, two being senior shop stewards and one a deputy shop steward.