Statement and speeches

2017

  1. BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

    ILO Director-General address to the BRICS on "Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future"

    26 July 2017

    “It is after all a fundamental desire of people across the world, above all in this period of transformative change and sometimes of uncertainty, that they can look forward and contribute to a better future of work – one with social justice and prosperity and decent work for all,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder to the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting.

  2. Inter-regional Expert Forum

    Keynote address of ILO Deputy Director General, Deborah Greenfield Inter-Regional Expert Forum on Skills and Migration

    25 July 2017

    By Ms Deborah Greenfield, ILO Deputy Director-General at Inter-Regional Expert Forum on Skills and Migration, New Delhi – 25 July 2017.

  3. International Day of Cooperatives

    Cooperatives help to build inclusive economies and societies

    01 July 2017

    "Let us draw on the strengths of cooperatives as we pool efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda and make sure that no one is left behind," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  4. Green jobs

    Opening address at the Technical Workshop on Employment Projections for Green Jobs

    29 June 2017

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Technical Workshop on Employment Projections for Green Jobs, Manila, Philippines 29 June 2017

  5. Green jobs

    Opening address at the at the Roundtable Discussion on Green Jobs and Just Transition to a Green Economy

    28 June 2017

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Roundtable Discussion on Green Jobs and Just Transition to a Green Economy, Makati City, Philippines 28 June 2017

  6. Statement

    Opening remarks by Ms Simrin Singh on World Day Against Child Labour 2017

    22 June 2017

    By Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

  7. Fair recruitment

    Opening address at the National Anti-Illegal Recruitment Summit

    09 June 2017

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the National Anti-Illegal Recruitment Summit of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration in the Philippines, Manila, Philippines, 9 June 2017

  8. Green jobs

    Opening address at the Deep Dive Workshop on “Good and Decent Jobs, Skills, and Entrepreneurship for a Just Energy Transition” of the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2017

    06 June 2017

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Deep Dive Workshop on “Good and Decent Jobs, Skills, and Entrepreneurship for a Just Energy Transition” of the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2017, Manila, Philippines 6 June 2017

  9. © Benson Kua 2017

    International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

    Making workplace policies supportive of all families

    17 May 2017

    "In keeping with the principles of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, no LGBTI worker should be left behind. Today let us stand in solidarity for the rights of LGBTI workers and their families", says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  10. Statement

    Opening Remarks at the Signing Partnership Agreement for the Enhancing Rural Access Agro Forestry (ERA Agro-Forestry) Project of Timor-Leste

    05 May 2017

    By Michiko Miyamoto, Director of ILO for Indonesia and Timor-Leste at Signing Partnership Agreement for the Enhancing Rural Access Agro Forestry (ERA Agro-Forestry) Project of Timor-Leste