Mr. Director General; Excellencies, Heads of State and Government; I feel honored to bring into this virtual Summit the voice of Cuba, a small developing country, where workers in power struggle on a daily basis to achieve all the justice, which was the dream and commitment of the founding fathers of our nation. Today, as has been always the case throughout the last 61 years, Cuba is sharing the new and serious challenges facing the International Labor Organization as it enters into its second century of its existence.
Havana, Jul 7, 2020.- Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez affirmed today that the United States was unable to define the attack on the island's embassy in Washington by its name. Commenting on the Virtual Week against Terrorism at the United Nations (UN), Rodríguez expressed in his Twitter account that the country, as a victim of state terrorism, insists that the US government was unable to define the attack more than two months ago on its diplomatic headquarters.
The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez will participate in the Global Leaders´ Day of the International Labor Organization (ILO) Summit on COVID-19 and the world of work, to be held online on 8 July, with the participation of Heads of State and Government and prominent employer and trade union leaders.
On Monday, June 29, the Joint Meeting of the 20th Political Council and the 10th Economic Council of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America - People's Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP) took place. The event was held on the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of Petrocaribe, an opportunity in which a plan for its revitalization was approved as part of the Alliance's commitment to energy security in the region.