Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:02 - Updated Mon, 17 Jun 2019 18:02
CPLP reiterates commitment to ILO goals
Luanda - The Labour and Social Affairs ministers of the Community of the Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) have reiterated their commitment to the International Labour Organisation (ILO)?s goals, based on social justice and the dignity of work.
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The CPLP representatives’ commitment is expressed in a statement, ahead of commemorations of the ILO's 100 years and the 108th International Labour Conference in Geneva on Monday.
The ministers stressed the importance of international cooperation, reiterating the need of sharing good practices.
The statement highlighted the need for commitment to the agenda for the future of work centered on revival of the social contract.
Stressed went also to the importance of implementing strategic actions for the promotion of fundamental principles and rights at work, as well as engagement in improving the organisation's governance mechanisms, under the 1986 amendment to the ILO Constitution.
The representatives from Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, Portugal, Sao Tome and Principe and Timor-Leste also reiterated the implementation of the pillars of agenda for the future of work (increasing investment in people's capacities, institutions and decent and sustainable work), which will contribute to growth, equality and the sustainability of all.
The ministers also expressed availability to strengthen the ties of solidarity and cooperation that unite them in order to promote the economic and social development of their peoples and to extend cooperation among the countries in the political and diplomatic field.
The message also highlighted the importance of the ILO Declarations on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work 1998 and Social Justice for a Fair Globalisation 2008.
The document also praised the ILO for the importance and effectiveness of its action over its 100 years of existence.
The event, which ends on 21 June, gathers over 50 heads of state and government of the world, including UN Secretary General António Guterres and the chairperson of 73rd Session of UN General Assembly.
Angola, through the Permanent Representative of Angola to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva, Margarida Rosa da Silva Izata, is taking over the Vice Chair of the 108th Session of the International Labour Conference, the ILO's highest decision-making body.
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