Speeches and statements

November 2019

  1. © UN Network on Migration 2019

    Statement by the Principals of the Executive Committee

    14 November 2019, New York

October 2019

  1. Item 22: Eradication of poverty and other development issues

    16 October 2019, UNHQ, New York

    Statement by: Ms. Ewa Staworzynska, Technical Officer, ILO Office for the United Nations

  2. Item 19: Sustainable Development

    15 October 2019, UNHQ, New York

    Statement by: Ms. Ewa Staworzynska, Technical Officer, ILO Office for the United Nations

  3. Item 69 b: Rights of Indigenous Peoples

    11 October 2019, UNHQ, New York

    Statement by: Mr. Matthieu Cognac, Senior Multilateral Cooperation Specialist, ILO Office for the United Nations

  4. Item 17: Macroeconomic Policy Questions

    10 October 2019, UNHQ, New York

    Statement by: Ms. Ewa Staworzynska, Technical Officer, ILO Office for the United Nations

  5. Item 26: Advancement of Women

    07 October 2019, UNHQ, New York

    Statement by: Mr. Matthieu Cognac, Senior Multilateral Cooperation Specialist, ILO Office for the United Nations

  6. Item 25: Social Development

    02 October 2019, UNHQ, New York

    Statement by: Mr. Matthieu Cognac, Senior Multilateral Cooperation Specialist, ILO Office for the United Nations

September 2019

  1. We need an innovation shock

    23 September 2019, Ford Foundation, New York

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, tells participants at a Ford Foundation and ILO event in New York that the world of work needs to innovate to meet the challenges of the future of work.

April 2019

  1. A wild dream has prevailed

    10 April 2019, United Nations General Assembly, New York

    Speaking at a special Centenary session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, celebrated the ILO’s past and reflected on the Organization’s purpose and its future.

February 2019

  1. Ministerial Forum on Social Protection

    12 February 2019,

    Statement by: Mrs. Valerie Schmitt, Deputy-Director Social Protection Department, ILO