Statements and speeches

May 2014

  1. © Flickr/Kevin Goebel 2014

    International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

    Message by Guy Ryder for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

    17 May 2014

  2. © Peter Parks / AFP 2014

    International Day of Families 2014 – 15 May

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder: “Decent work for women and men assures a better deal for families”

    15 May 2014

  3. © Bulent Kilic / AFP 2014

    Turkish coal mine accident

    ILO Director-General extends condolences to the families of the miners killed in Turkey

    14 May 2014

  4. Statement

    Address by the ILO's Director-General to the Congress of the German Confederation of Trade Unions

    12 May 2014

  5. Statement

    ILO Director-General calls for safe return of girls kidnapped in Nigeria

    06 May 2014

April 2014

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2014

    ILO Director-General: Curbing chemical risks in the workplace

    28 April 2014

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. Seafarers' rights

    ILO Director remarks at the Special Tripartite Committee established under the Maritime Labour Convention

    07 April 2014

  5. Statement

    Keynote address at the UN Committee on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families

    07 April 2014

    Day of General Discussion on workplace exploitation and workplace protection commemorating the tenth anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of their Families