A historic agreement on "Freedom of Association, Minimum Labour Standards and Employment In Latin American Banana Operations" was signed today at the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The agreement was signed by IUF General Secretary Ron Oswald, German Zepeda, coordinator of the Latin American Coordinating Committee of Banana Workers' Unions (COLSIBA), and President and Chief Operating Officer Steven G Warshaw of Chiquita Brands International. The signing was witnessed by ILO Director General Juan Somavia.