German Chancellor Angela Merkel travels today to the 100-year anniversary of the International labour organization (ILO) in Geneva. At the anniversary meeting, they will call for high social standards for all people in the world.

the task of the ILO as a specialized Agency of the UN is to maintain world peace by improving the working and living conditions. In times of digital transformation, it is important to find a balance between opportunities and risks, Merkel said in the run-up.

Apart from Merkel, the Russian head of government Dmitry Medvedev and France’s head of state, Emmanuel Macron are on the list of Speakers. Even without a formally scheduled bilateral Merkel and Macron could use to Meet at the edge of the Chance in the scramble for the leadership posts of the European Union to move forward. Merkel supported the CSU politician Manfred Weber as the new President of the European Commission, Macron, however, is.


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