Statements and speeches

July 2016

  1. 2016 G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting Declaration

    Innovation and Inclusive Growth: Decent Work, Enhanced Employability and Adequate Job Opportunities

    13 July 2016

    G20 Labour and Employment Ministers have agreed on action to advance decent work, enhance employability, and generate adequate job opportunities.

  2. G20, Beijing

    ILO Director-General briefs G20 Labour and Employment Ministers on “Promoting Decent Work”

    13 July 2016

  3. G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    ILO Director-General’s Speech at Session on Dialogue with Social Partners and Engagement Groups

    12 July 2016

  4. G20, Beijing

    ILO Director-General's remarks to the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    12 July 2016

    In his statement to the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Beijing in July 2016, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder warned that poor prospects for economic growth risk becoming entrenched.

  5. © Bob Nichols / USDA 2016

    International Day of Cooperatives

    Cooperatives: An old idea, but more relevant than ever in today’s world

    01 July 2016

    Cooperatives are key to achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of International Day of Cooperatives.

June 2016

  1. © Curt Carnemark / World Bank 2016

    Statement

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder “Decent Work in the Era of Sustainable Development”

    13 June 2016

    "If this agenda can become a reality in the next 15 years, we will be turning the tide back in the direction of social justice and assuring a sustainable and fairer society for us and our children", says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  2. World Day against Child Labour 2016

    End child labour in supply chains: It’s everyone’s business

    12 June 2016

    "Acting together, it is within our means to make the future of work a future without child labour," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour.

  3. 105th Session of the International Labour Conference

    ILO Director General opening remarks to the World of Work Summit

    09 June 2016

  4. Statement

    Statement by the Minister of Labour of the Republic of San Marino, Iro Belluzzi, to the 105th International Labour Conference

    09 June 2016

  5. © www.usa-reiseblogger.de 2016

    World Environment Day 2016

    Preserve the environment to boost development and provide jobs

    05 June 2016

    Illegal wildlife trade harms not only the environment, it risks jobs, development and livelihoods, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder, on World Environment Day