Speeches

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  1. Statement by H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, at the 100th Session of International Labour Conference

    15 June 2011

    Check against Delivery

  2. Statement by H.E. Dr Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of the Republic of Indonesia, at the 100th International Labour Conference

    14 June 2011

  3. Transcript of the video message from Daw Aung San Suu Kyi delivered to the 100th International Labour Conference

    13 June 2011

    The former General Secretary of the National League for Democracy in Myanmar appeals to the ILO to expand its activities in Myanmar.

  4. Message by Juan Somavia Director-General of the International Labour Office on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour

    10 June 2011

  5. Statement by Mr. Juan Somavia, Director General of the ILO, at the opening of the 100th International Labour Conference

    01 June 2011

    Presentation of the Report of the Director General.

  6. Statement by Ms. Tarja Halonen, President of the Republic of Finland, at the opening of the 100th International Labour Conference

    01 June 2011

    In an address at the opening of the 100th annual Conference of the International Labour Organization, Finnish President Tarja Halonen cited the "absence of social justice" in the world, and said the ILO’s values and policies are needed more than ever to create "a world with fewer tensions, greater fairness and strengthened security."