The Angolan delegation led by the secretary of State of Work and Social Security, Sebastião Lukinda, ended the participation at the 3rd Global Conference on Child Labor, which took place on Thursday in Brasilia (Brazil), after three days of debate.
Angola participated in every panel which debated various topics, with Sebastião Lukinda, intervening at the top level session, stressing fighting poverty and social inequality as one of the priorities of Angolan the Government led by President José Eduardo dos Santos.
The issue of the need to adopt consistent policies and integrated by members of the international Labor Organization (ILO) has been advocating in the Charter of Brasilia, a document that summarizes the conclusions of the event on child labor.
The conference also reaffirmed the determination of the participants to eliminate the worst forms of child labor by 2016, while also reiterated the ultimate goal of eradicating all forms of child labor in the world.
The meeting was attended by delegates from 157 countries, including 37 ministers and delegates representing governments, workers, employers and civil society.