Statements

May 2017

  1. Statement

    Opening Statement by Vinicius Pinheiro at STI Forum side event: "Shaping a Brave New Future of Work"

    24 May 2017,

  2. Statement

    ILO Statement for ECOSOC Forum on financing for development follow-up - 2017

    23 May 2017,

    Together, social protection and decent work can help address structural challenges and expand domestic resources mobilization.

April 2017

  1. Statement

    ILO Statement for the 16th Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

    25 April 2017,

March 2017

  1. Statement

    ILO Statement to the UN Security Council on Modern Slavery

    16 March 2017,

  2. Statement

    Director-General Statement to the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women

    14 March 2017,

  3. Statement

    International Women's Day Statement - Vinicius Pinheiro, Director, ILO Office for the UN

    12 March 2017,

    The 2017 theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March, focuses on “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030”.

February 2017

  1. Statement

    ILO Statement on Strategies for eradicating poverty to achieve sustainable development for all

    23 February 2017,

December 2016

  1. Statement

    Opening statement to the High-Level Ministerial Meeting on Health Employment and Economic Growth

    14 December 2016,

    Statement by Gilbert Houngbo, ILO's Deputy Director-General for Field Operations & Partnerships.

October 2016

  1. ILO Statement to the Second Committee of the 71th General Assembly

    Decent work and equal pay vital to sustainable cities

    25 October 2016,

    Item 20: Implementation of the outcomes of the United Nations Conferences on Human Settlements and on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development and strengthening of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)

  2. ILO Statement to the Second Committee of the 71th General Assembly

    Job-centred economic growth creates a virtuous circle

    20 October 2016,

    Macroeconomic policy questions