Commissioner Thyssen visits the Vatican and meets with Pope Francis

Tomorrow, 17 November, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen, will travel to Rome to visit the Vatican. She will participate in a conference on Business Leaders as Agents of Economic and Social Inclusion, where she will give a speech on the promotion of inclusive and sustainable development through dialogue between business leaders and international institutions. The speech will be made available here. Following the Conference, she will have an audience with His Holiness Pope Francis, together with the other Conference participants, including Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Secretary of State of His Holiness Pope Francis; Ms. Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma, President of the Commission of the African Union; Mr Luis Almagro, General Secretary of the Organisation of American States; Mr Mark Joseph Carney, Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the G20’s Financial Stability Board; and Mr Vic Van Vuuren, Director of the Enterprises Department at the International Labour Organisation. Commissioner Thyssen will also meet with Monseigneur Paul Gallagher, Secretary for Relations with States at the Vatican.