(15 Jun 06 - RV) 'The Strategic Role of Work in Combating Poverty and Promoting Development'
is one of the key themes on the agenda of the 95th session of the International
Labour Conference which concludes in Geneva today. Participants have been discussing
ways of bridging the growing gap between those able to benefit from an increasingly
globalised economy and those who are left behind. The Holy See’s permanent observer
to the UN in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi has been taking part in this
ILO meeting. He told us that the struggle for decent work is also a key component
of the struggle for peace among nations…