Statements and speeches

December 2017

  1. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    ILO's closing remarks

    19 December 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  2. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Keynote Speech by Director of ILO Country Office, Addis Ababa

    19 December 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  3. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Opening remark by ILO Regional Director for Africa

    19 December 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  4. © Nguyen A. / ILO 2018

    International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    The future world of work must be fully inclusive of people with disabilities

    01 December 2017

    “People with disabilities, with their skills and talents, are an important asset to the labour markets today and in the future,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

November 2017

  1. Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth

    Scaled up action needed on youth employment to make a difference in the lives of young people everywhere

    29 November 2017

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, emphasizes importance of partnerships to tackling youth employment challenge as he launches new ILO engagement platform to support the Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth.

  2. © S. Gombert / Cultura Creative 2018

    International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

    “Leaving no-one behind means ending all forms of violence and harassment against women”

    25 November 2017

    "With notable exceptions, far too little has been done for far too long to end the culture of impunity, to end the culture of silence," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement issued on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

  3. Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth

    European Pillar of Social Rights central to an equitable future of work

    17 November 2017

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, says the Pillar provides a framework for building a world of work that is fair and inclusive, during his speech to the Social Summit for Fair jobs and Growth in Gothenburg, Sweden.

  4. 17th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Ministerial Declaration from the 17th Regional Labour-based Seminar

    15 November 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  5. Statement

    ILO Statement to the Fifth Informal Thematic

    06 November 2017

  6. Statement

    ILO Statement to the Fourth Informal Thematic Session

    06 November 2017