Statements and speeches

August 2017

  1. Public sector in the Philippines

    Press statement on the Senate concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Press statement by Director Khalid Hassan of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  2. Public sector in the Philippines

    Manifestation by Senator Drilon on the concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Manifestation by Senator Franklin Drilon, Chairperson of the Senate Minority Leader on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  3. Public sector in the Philippines

    Manifestation by Senator Legarda on the concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Manifestation by Senator Loren Legarda, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  4. Public sector in the Philippines

    Manifestation by Senator Villanueva on the concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Manifestation by Senator Joel Villanueva, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Labour, Employment and Human Resources Development on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  5. Public sector in the Philippines

    Manifestation by Senator Poe on the concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Manifestation by Senator Grace Poe, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Public Services on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  6. Public sector in the Philippines

    Manifestation by Senator Hontiveros on the concurrence of ILO Convention 151

    14 August 2017

    Manifestation by Senator Risa Hontiveros, Chairperson of the Senate Committee on Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality on the concurrence of the ratification of Convention 151 Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention, 1978 by the Senate of the Philippines

  7. International Youth Day 2017

    Building Peace through Decent Jobs for Youth

    12 August 2017

    "Young people globally have spoken of their vision for a future with decent work. We know what works to improve decent employment outcomes of youth, let’s make it happen! " says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  8. © J.C. Huayllapuma / CIFOR 2017

    International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

    Indigenous women’s voice and empowerment more important than ever to ensure a better future of work for all

    08 August 2017

    Ten years since the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted, the international community renews its commitment to promote the empowerment and voice of indigenous women.

July 2017

  1. BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

    ILO Director-General address to the BRICS on "Stronger Partnership for a Brighter Future"

    26 July 2017

    “It is after all a fundamental desire of people across the world, above all in this period of transformative change and sometimes of uncertainty, that they can look forward and contribute to a better future of work – one with social justice and prosperity and decent work for all,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder to the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting.

  2. © Bundesregierung/Güngör 2017

    G20 Leaders’ Summit

    Remarks by the ILO Director-General at G20 Summit Working Lunch Session on “Digitalization, Women’s Empowerment and Employment”

    08 July 2017

    “The absence of decent work opportunities often lies at the root cause of very many of the problems raised at this G20 Summit – whether it has been migration, trade, action on climate change or, yes, youth radicalization,” says ILO Director-General at the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Hamburg.