Speeches and statements

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

  2. Public services for gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls

    01 February 2019,

    Topic introduction by Ms. Laura Addati, Policy Specialist Women’s Economic Empowerment