Statements and speeches

November 2017

  1. 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.

  2. Ministerial Declaration

    Ministerial Declaration from the XVIIth Regional Labour-based Seminar

    15 November 2017

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

  3. Statement

    ILO Statement to the Fifth Informal Thematic

    06 November 2017

  4. Statement

    ILO Statement to the Fourth Informal Thematic Session

    06 November 2017

  5. Statement

    ILO Statement to the Second Informal Thematic Session

    06 November 2017

  6. Statement

    ILO Statement to the First Informal Thematic Session

    06 November 2017

October 2017

  1. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Achieving decent work and inclusive growth

    14 October 2017

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the 2017 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the World Bank and the IMF.

  2. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    ILO calls for boosting global labour markets, social protection and social dialogue

    13 October 2017

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, to the Development Committee of the 2017 Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF.

  3. International Day for Disaster Reduction

    ILO: Disaster Risk Reduction key to saving lives, livelihoods and businesses

    13 October 2017

    ILO encourages employment-centered response in line with its Recommendation 205.

  4. World Mental Health Day

    Remarks by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at an event to mark World Mental Health Day: “Mental health in the Workplace”

    11 October 2017