Speeches

2019

  1. Social justice the bedrock for universal peace

    04 April 2019

    Dagmar Walter, Country Director ILO India, speaks at the International Conference on Universal Social Protection, Labour, Security and Peace

  2. Introducing the ILO’s Business and Human Rights Framework

    19 March 2019

    Presentation by ILO Director, Dagmar Walter, at Inaugural UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

  3. “Fair and effective labour migration frameworks will be essential to support a future of work”

    11 February 2019

    Statement of Director, Dagmar Walter, at the 8th session of the South Asian Forum of Employers (SAFE)

  4. India Business Disability Network: ILO calls for inclusive future workplaces

    23 January 2019

    Remarks by Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, at the launch of the India chapter of ILO’s Business Disability Network (IBDN).

  5. Rebuilding lives post disaster and strengthening employment

    17 January 2019

    Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO India, speaks at a meeting in Kerela focusing on post-disaster recovery and reconstruction planning for employment.

2018

  1. India’s strategic vision on decent work: A global game changer

    20 November 2018

    Remarks by Tomoko Nishimoto, ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, on the launch of the India Decent Work Country Programme 2018-2022.

  2. Next five years: ILO India unveils its decent work country strategy

    20 November 2018

    Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO India, speaks at the launch of India Decent Work Country Programme (2018-2022)

  3. Invest in skills for the future

    01 November 2018

    ILO India, Director, Dagmar Walter speaks at ASSOCHAM’s summit on ‘Skilling India’

  4. Time is now: Recognize, value, and support women in the world of work

    28 October 2018

    ILO India, Director, Dagmar Walter speaks at All India Working Women Forum’s third national convention

  5. Labour standards are a win-win for businesses looking to enhance competitiveness and credibility

    17 September 2018

    ILO India, Director, Dagmar Walter speaks at the International convention on sustainable trade and standards

  6. Towards the next century: ILO debates technology and its impact on working lives

    13 September 2018

    ILO India, Director, Dagmar Walter speaks at a technical workshop that addresses emerging technologies and the future of work.

  7. Effective wage policies can tackle inequality, poverty and achieve the 2030 Agenda

    20 August 2018

    ILO India, Director, Dagmar Walter speaks at the launch of the India Wage Report.

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    Creating safe spaces for youth in the world of work

    10 August 2018

    "Join us on International Youth Day in committing to step up actions to promote safe spaces for young people that enhance their opportunities to secure decent work," says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  9. Make social dialogue work

    02 August 2018

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praises the commitment to social dialogue and tripartism made by BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - in a speech at the group’s Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting in South Africa.

  10. All enterprises win when women participate fully

    18 June 2018

    Statement of ILO India Director Dagmar Walter at the launch of a study ‘Women in leadership and management in public sector enterprises within the membership of SCOPE’

  11. India’s growing talent pool can meet EU labour market shortages

    29 May 2018

    Dagmar Walter, ILO Director, addresses the ILO event on ‘business case for ethical recruitment’.

  12. By adopting responsible business practices employers stand to gain a lot

    16 May 2018

    In a statement at the 84th annual general meeting of All India Organization of Employers, Director ILO India, Dagmar Walter talks of employers’ role enabling a green economy, empowering the youth for future jobs, and creating a world of work that is inclusive, and progressive.

  13. Statement by the ILO Director, Dagmar Walter, on ITC- Turin consultative workshop on promotion of rural youth employment in Afghanistan

    08 May 2018

    By Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team (DWT) for South Asia and India Country Office.

  14. Statement by the ILO Director, Dagmar Walter, on National and global opportunities for skilled in Odisha

    06 May 2018

    By Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO Decent Work Technical Support Team (DWT) for South Asia and India Country Office.

  15. Opening remarks by ILO Director, Dagmar Walter for National tripartite workshop on trends in OSH

    04 May 2018

    By Ms Dagmar Walter, ILO DWT/CO-ND at a national tripartite workshop on trends in occupational health