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Statements and speeches

April 2014

  1. Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Tackling unemployment and inequality to revive growth

    12 April 2014

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

  2. European Commission High-Level Conference

    Youth Guarantee: Making it happen

    08 April 2014

    Guy Ryder's address at the session on Europe's Youth Guarantee in a global context - G20 work on youth employment. Check against delivery

  3. Working conditions

    Post Rana Plaza: A vision for the future

    03 April 2014

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder's address to the High Level Meeting on garment and textiles production in Bangladesh organized by the Government of Denmark in Copenhagen.

March 2014

  1. Lecture

    The Relevance of the ILO in the twenty-first century

    31 March 2014

    The Sir Patrick Lowry Lecture delivered by Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, at the University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom.

  2. Global Trade and Development Week 2014

    21st Century Skills and the Age of Responsibility

    31 March 2014

    Keynote remarks by José M. Salazar-Xirinachs, Assistant Director-General for Policy at the ILO, at the “Global Trade and Development Week 2014”, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  3. ILO Presentation at Side Event of the 58th Commission on the Status of Women

    Trafficking in human beings - a severe form of violence against women and girls and a flagrant violation of human rights

    10 March 2014

    Trafficking in human beings continues to be a serious violation of human rights and targets the most vulnerable.

  4. © UN Women 2014

February 2014

  1. © Ahmad Al-Rubaye / AFP 2014

    2nd Arab Forum for Development & Employment

    ILO Director-General: Decent work, social protection and respect of rights central to sustainable development

    24 February 2014

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, tells Arab Forum for Development and Employment in Saudi Arabia that the demand for social justice must be met through decent work for all and that providing social protection of those in need, is an expression of the solidarity which holds societies together.

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