Statements and speeches

July 2014

  1. World Day against Trafficking in Persons

    Guy Ryder: "Trafficking in human beings is not a thing of the past"

    30 July 2014

  2. © Gwenn Dubourthoumieu / AFP 2015

    World Day against Trafficking in Persons

    Joint statement of the Inter-Agency Coordination Group against Trafficking in Persons

    30 July 2014

  3. © Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP 2015

    International Day of Cooperatives

    Message by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder: “Cooperatives for sustainable development"

    05 July 2014

June 2014

  1. © ILO 2015

    Youth employment

    Welcome remarks by ILO's Director-General on the occasion of the visit of the UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon

    18 June 2014

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon participated in an interactive dialogue on youth employment during his visit to ILO headquarters in Geneva. The session focused on the importance of investing in quality jobs for youth, particularly those living in developing countries.

  2. World Day against Child Labour

    Statement by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of the World Day against Child Labour

    12 June 2014

  3. Statement

    Opening remarks delivered by Sandra Polaski, ILO Deputy Director General for Policy, during the “Multinational Enterprises, Development and Decent Work – The ILO MNE Declaration”

    11 June 2014

  4. 103rd International Labour Conference

    'Why employment matters: Reviving growth and reducing inequality' - Statement by Pr. Deepak Nayyar

    09 June 2014

    Statement by Dr.Deepak Nayyar, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, at the World of Work Summit held by the ILO during the 103rd International labour Conference.

  5. 103rd International Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General's opening remarks to the World of Work Summit on "Developing with Jobs"

    09 June 2014

  6. © Pairoj / AFP 2015

    World Environment Day

    Raise your voice, not the sea level

    05 June 2014

    Message by Guy Ryder Director-General of the ILO on the occasion of World Environment Day

May 2014

  1. International Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General’s opening remarks to the International Labour Conference

    28 May 2014