Media centre

Welcome to the Media centre section, covering the ILO’s activities in Asia and the Pacific. This page acts as a gateway to a wide range of multilingual background material, including press materials, newsletters and journals, videos, leaflets, fact sheets and brochures. You can also find contact details for the ILO’s communications staff in the region, and details of its publications, knowledge centre services and databases.

For further information please contact the Regional Communications Department (RCOMM) at Tel: +66 2 288 2202, Fax: +66 2 288 1076 or Email

Statement and speeches

  1. World Development Report 2019

    International Labour Office expresses concern about World Bank report on future of work

    12 October 2018

  2. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Statement by Mr Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee

    12 October 2018