Statements and speeches

September 2017

  1. Global Estimates of Child Labour

    The International Partnership for Cooperation on Child Labour in Agriculture on the new ILO Global Estimates of Child Labour

    19 September 2017

August 2017

  1. Future of work

    Speech by Her Excellency Mrs Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, President of the Republic of Mauritius, on the Launch of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    “With the advent of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the world of work is in a state of flux, changing as never before, driven by inexorable forces that are impacting manufacturing and trade, global supply chains and the digitalisation of the global economy to name just a few,” said President of the Republic of Mauritius Ameenah Gurib-Fakim.

  2. Future of work

    Remarks by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the launch of the ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work

    21 August 2017

    “It is fundamentally important that we confront these challenges from the conviction that the future of work is not decided for us in advance. It is a future that we must make according to the values and the preferences that we choose as societies and through the policies that we design and implement,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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.