Statements and speeches

April 2015

  1. © Mahmud Turkia / AFP 2015


    ILO Director-General calls for rights-based, migrant-centred and durable solutions to help migrants crossing into Europe

    23 April 2015

  2. Statement

    Remembering Rana Plaza: The road ahead

    22 April 2015

    Remarks by ILO Deputy Director General for Policy, Sandra Polaski, at a multi-stakeholder event at the European Parliament in Brussels on 22 April 2015.

  3. Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    The role of decent work in the post-2015 agenda for sustainable development and an end to poverty

    18 April 2015

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, to the World Bank-IMF Development Committee.

  4. Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Time to reinvigorate strategies for sustainable growth and development

    18 April 2015

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

  5. Statement

    ILO Director General statement to the Ghana Job Summit

    14 April 2015

March 2015

  1. Economic and Social Council 2015 Integration Summit

    "Making Dignity and Prosperity the Norm"

    31 March 2015

    Keynote Address by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General. Economic and Social Council Integration Segment, New York 31 March 2015

  2. Post-2015 Agenda

    Challenges of implementation of Decent Work in the post-2015 Agenda in Europe and its responsibility in the world

    17 March 2015

    Remarks by Stephen Pursey, Director Multilateral Cooperation Department, ILO

  3. Statement

    Disaster risk reduction and the Post-2015 framework for sustainable development

    12 March 2015

    Statement by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (14-18 March 2015 - Sendai, Japan).

  4. © Bundesregierung/Bergmann 2015

    International coordination

    Joint communiqué by German Federal Chancellor, ILO, OECD, WTO, IMF and World Bank

    11 March 2015

    Joint communiqué by Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo on the occasion of their meeting on 11 March 2015 in Berlin.

  5. © Gates Foundation 2015


    "The future of work must also deal with the future of women at work"

    08 March 2015

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, 8 March 2015.