Statements

April 2018

  1. Statement

    The Fifty-first session of the Commission on Population and Development

    13 April 2018,

    The Secretary General's report on Sustainable Cities, Human Mobility and International Migration recognises the importance of the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development Goals.

March 2018

  1. Statement

    Rural Women at Work: Bridging the gaps

    06 March 2018, United Nations, NY

    The ILO estimates that rural women comprise a quarter of the world’s population. Women also make up 41 per cent of the world’s agricultural labour force, a ratio which rises to 49 per cent for low income countries.

  2. Statement

    Rural Women at Work: Bridging the gaps

    06 March 2018,

    The ILO estimates that rural women comprise a quarter of the world’s population. Women also make up 41 per cent of the world’s agricultural labour force, a ratio which rises to 49 per cent for low income countries.

February 2018

  1. Statement

    56th Session of the Commission for Social Development

    08 February 2018,

October 2017

  1. Statement

    Achieving decent and productive employment for all people for a more sustainable path to development

    13 October 2017,

  2. Statement

    Building solid mechanisms for consultation with indigenous peoples

    13 October 2017,

  3. Statement

    An unwavering commitment to protect children’s human rights

    12 October 2017,

  4. Statement

    Promote full and lasting gender equality and non-discrimination

    09 October 2017,

    The ILO is firmly committed to working with the UN community on bringing the decent work mandate to the challenge of realising a future where women’s economic empowerment, gender equality and social justice are features of and drivers for a better world.

  5. Statement

    Decent work is the most sustainable path out of poverty

    05 October 2017,

July 2017

  1. Statement

    ILO Special Representative to the UN at the Fourth Informal Thematic Session for the Global Compact on Migration

    24 July 2017,