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    Lunch lecture on "Growing Inequalities and Social Unrest in the World" in Brussels

    25 September 2014

    At a lunch lecture in Brussels, ILO Research Director Raymond Torres presented recent ILO findings on income inequality in the world.

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    Conference "Europe at a Crossroads"

    "More and better jobs have to go hand in hand with fiscal and monetary policies in Europe"

    25 September 2014

    Speaking at the ETUC-ETUI Conference "Europe at a crossroads. Which way to quality jobs and prosperity?", ILO Deputy Director-General Gilbert Houngbo called for a balanced approach where job creation and fiscal and monetary policies go hand in hand.

  3. Hearing on business and respect for the human rights of workers

    ILO Deputy Director-General: "Corporate Social Responsibility is complementary and not a substitute to international labour standards"

    24 September 2014

    Speaking at a European Parliament hearing on business and human rights, ILO Deputy Director-General Gilbert Houngbo stressed the importance of regulation and law enforcement to promote human and worker's rights.

  4. European Parliament hearing

    ILO: “True sustainable progress requires clear regulation and enforcement”

    24 September 2014

    Gilbert Houngbo, ILO Deputy Director-General, told the European Parliament that clear regulation and law enforcement are key challenges in moving towards a fair and sustainable globalization.