29 October 2013
The ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, took the floor in Roundtable 2 on measures to ensure respect for and protection of the human rights of all migrants and underscored the need for a consensus for global action that is truly respectful of the rights and interests of migrant workers.
Launch of Anti-Human Trafficking Week in Switzerland
18 October 2013
Addressing the opening event of Switzerland’s first annual Anti-Human Trafficking Week on October 18th, ILO Deputy Director-General Greg Vines called on UN agencies to work together towards the elimination of all forms of human exploitation. CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 October 2013
"People living in poverty are particularly subject to discrimination and the exclusion that characterizes it because of their poverty (...) We cannot be indifferent - change requires collective responsibility towards the poorest and most vulnerable," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement issued on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
IMF and World Bank Fall meetings
11 October 2013
Jobs are central both for the economic recovery and the long-term development of the global economy, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement to International Monetary and Financial Committee and Development Committee. But in order to deliver growth, jobs need to be productive and of good quality.
08 October 2013
08 October 2013
06 October 2013
World Teachers’ Day
05 October 2013
A Call for Teachers! Joint message from Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General; Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General; Anthony Lake, UNICEF Executive Director; Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator;
02 October 2013
UN International Youth Day
12 August 2013