Audio Coverage of H.E. Ms. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Address to the 100th International Labour Conference (in German)

In the first ever visit of a German Chancellor to the International Labour Organisation (ILO), H.E. Ms. Angela Merkel today addressed the Organization’s annual conference. Speaking to the historic 100th session of the International Labour Conference (ILC) Ms Merkel highlighted the increasing role played by the ILO in closer international cooperation. The G8 and G20 meetings would be “unthinkable without the wealth of experience of this Organisation”, she said, adding that the ILO’s involvement was the only way “to give globalization a form, a structure”. (in German)

Audio | 14 June 2011