Angola presents the Brasilia Declaration on combating child labour through South-South cooperation on behalf of the CPLP

News | 15 April 2014
The Permanent Representative of the Government of Angola to the UN and other International Organizations in Geneva, H.E. Ambassador Apolinário Correia, chaired the Technical Cooperation Segment of the 320th Session of the Governing Body of the International Labour Organization (ILO), which discussed the Brasilia Declaration on Child Labour, adopted in October 2013 by 153 nations participating in the Third Global Conference on Child Labour in Brasilia. These countries stated their commitment to the goal of eliminating the worst forms of child labour by 2016.

For the first time in the Governing Body, a statement was delivered on behalf of the Community of Portuguese Language Speaking Countries (CPLP) by Mr David Lussoke, representative of the Government of Angola.

The meeting may be viewed, in the original Portuguese, in the following three parts: