Speeches

This page contains a selection of the speeches and presentations given by ILO officials on the occasion of ILO events and meetings related to either China or Mongolia. Inquiries about usage or reproduction of any materials should be directed by email.

2017

  1. Guy Ryder addresses the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

    14 May 2017

    A transcript of the Director-General’s speech delivered at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation: Thematic Session on People-to-People Connectivity, Beijing.

  2. Opening remarks at the ILO/SAWS Seminar to Mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2017

    By Mr Tim De Meyer, Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

  3. Opening remarks at the training on “International Migration Law and International Standards”

    02 March 2017

    By Mr Tim De Meyer, Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

  4. Opening remarks at the Inauguration Ceremony of Entrepreneurship Research Center on G20 Economies

    11 January 2017

    By Mr Tim De Meyer, Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

2016

  1. Word AIDS day statement

    01 December 2016

    By Mr Tim De Meyer, Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

  2. Promoting gender equality in the labour market: gender, labour and migration in China

    18 November 2016

    By Mr Tim De Meyer, Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

  3. Opening address at the 8th China International Forum on Work Safety

    27 September 2016

    By Ms. Deborah Greenfield, Deputy Director-General for Policy of International Labour Office in Geneva, Switzerland

  4. Opening remarks by Tim De Meyer at the International Conference on Social Security and Economic Development

    21 September 2016

    By Mr Tim De Meyer, Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

  5. Universal social protection is achievable and critical to implementing the new UN development agenda

    06 September 2016

    Speech by the ILO's Director-General, Guy Ryder at the ILO-China-ASEAN High-level Seminar to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals on Universal Social Protection through South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Beijing, China.

  6. ILO head calls for setting the global economy on a faster and more inclusive development trajectory

    05 September 2016

  7. Promoting Decent Work and Sustainable Development for Youth — Y20 China 2016

    28 July 2016

    By Mr Tim De Meyer, Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

  8. Achieving Social Security for All in Asia and Europe

    05 July 2016

    Opening remarks by Mr Tim De Meyer, Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia on International Conference on Social Protection and ASEM 2016

  9. Promoting the ratification of ILO OSH conventions, building preventive OSH culture

    28 April 2016

    By Mr Tim De Meyer, Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia onILO/SAWS Commemoration of World Day

  10. Opening remarks on the "transition from school to work seminar"

    10 March 2016

    By Mr Tim De Meyer, Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia

  11. Statement by ILO Director-General: Getting to Equal by 2030, The Future is Now

    08 March 2016

    “Let’s work together to achieve genuine gender equality and women’s empowerment in the world of work. Decent work for women brings decent lives for all,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  12. Domestic violence costs families, society and the economy. Congratulations to China for the Law against Domestic Violence coming to effect today

    01 March 2016

    China's Anti-Domestic Violence Law comes into effect on March 1, 2016. The law represents a joint effort by Chinese society, including UN agencies operating in China. The law sets out to protect women, children, the elderly, persons living with disabilities, and persons having serious illnesses against violence committed in the context of family relationships.

2015

  1. Decent work must be safe work

    14 August 2015

    Statement of Tim De Meyer, Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia on the explosions in China's Tianjin port area

  2. Join in building a culture of prevention on OSH

    28 April 2015

    Speech of Tim De Meyer, Director of ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia, at the ILO/SAWS Commemoration of World Day for Safety and Health and the Seminar on Preventative Safety Inspection

2014

  1. New rules for wage negotiation in Guangdong will smooth labour relations

    29 December 2014

    By Mr Yoshiteru Uramoto, ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific

  2. Provide equal opportunities and lives of dignity for all migrants

    18 December 2014

    By Mr Tim De Meyer, Director, ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia