Statements and speeches

2021

  1. Statement

    GOALS programme launches the South Asia Knowledge Hub to promote safe, orderly, and regular migration in the region while safeguarding the dignity and rights of migrant workers

    24 November 2021

    Inauguration address by Ms. Dagmar Walter, Director, DWT South Asia and India Country Office at the launch of the South Asia Centre for Labour Mobility and Migrants (SALAM), on behalf of ILO, IOM and UN Women.

  2. Statement

    Pre-Departure Handbook for Indians migrating to the EU will help in choosing a migration pathway that brings benefits for the migrants, their families and the countries of both origin and destination

    11 November 2021

    Welcome address by Ms. Dagmar Walter, Director, DWT South Asia and India Country Office at the National Launch of the Pre-Departure Handbook for Indians migrating to the EU.

  3. Statement

    An inclusive workplace and business model generates innovative outputs and is more resilient to future chocks

    28 October 2021

    Address by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi, as Panellist on The Future of Work and Skills in Making Global Goals Local Business event, Sri Lanka - UN Global Compact.

  4. Statement

    Pandemic has prompted us to realise the importance and necessity of universal social protection

    25 October 2021

    Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO-India, provided opening address at the ILO-IHD Virtual Consultative Workshop on “New Social Security Code and Strengthening Social Protection System in India with Particular Reference to Western India”

  5. Statement

    Opening address at the Technical Meeting for the Review and Updating of the Voluntary Code of Good Conduct on Decent Work for the Banana Industry in Region XI

    20 October 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Technical Meeting for the Review and Updating of the Voluntary Code of Good Conduct on Decent Work for the Banana Industry in Region XI, 20 October 2021, Manila and Davao, Philippines via Zoom

  6. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    Tongan Minister of Trade and Economic Development Q&A feature for the Sept/Oct 2021 edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    18 October 2021

    Hon. Tatafu Toma Moeaki

  7. Statement

    Pandemic has called for revisiting the need for universal social security

    24 September 2021

    Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO-India, provided opening address at the ILO-IHD Virtual Consultative Workshop on “New Social Security Code and Strengthening Social Protection System in Eastern India”

  8. विचार (Op-ed)

    सामाजिक बिमाको अपरिहार्यता

    23 September 2021

    श्रमिकहरूलाई सामाजिक सुरक्षा योजनाले ठूलो हित गर्छ । उनीहरू बिरामी, घाइते, अशक्त, गर्भवती वा वृद्ध हुँदा पनि आय सुरक्षित रहन्छ ।

  9. Statement

    Opening address at the Tripartite plus dialogue on the promotion of Corporate Social Responsibility/ Responsible Business Conduct in the Philippine coconut, pineapple and banana industries

    20 September 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Tripartite plus dialogue on the promotion of Corporate Social Responsibility/ Responsible Business Conduct in the Philippine coconut, pineapple and banana industries, 20 September 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  10. Employment Policy

    Opening remarks for the Solomon Islands National Employment Policy Development Seminar

    14 September 2021

    Director ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries, Mr. Matin Karimli