|Full employment contributes above all to achieving human dignity." |
Strategies to restart growth in Europe should aim at boosting employment. In addition to structural reforms, they should be based on: “a restart of public investments in infrastructure and human capital, research and innovations, especially in the least developed regions”, he said.
“This means turning to European resources – mobilizing new instruments such as European obligations destined to common projects.”
He also highlighted the importance of Social Protection Floors “not only for the interests of emerging economies, but also a fair global development.” Delegates at the ILC are expected to adopt a Recommendation to governments on how to enhance the coverage and effectiveness of basic social protection for all.
Video Highlights from address given by Italian President, Giorgio Napolitano