Statements

October 2014

  1. © UN Photo/Marco Dormino 2020

    ILO Statement to the Second Committee of the 69th General Assembly

    Decent work is imperative for both people and the planet

    16 October 2014, UN Headquarters, New York

    The global economic model needs inclusive growth and decent work for all to have a positive impact on multiple development objectives.

  2. ILO Statement to the Third Committee of the 69th General Assembly

    Gender-based violence is a violation of basic human rights

    15 October 2014, United Nations HQ, New York

    The various manifestations of gender-based violence at work can and must be prevented.

  3. ILO Statement to the Third Committee of the 69th General Assembly

    Decent work delivers shared prosperity and inclusive growth

    08 October 2014, UN Headquarters, New York

    Decent Work is a source of personal dignity, family stability, peace in the community, democracies that deliver for people

  4. Statement

    Statement by Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente

    01 October 2014,

September 2014

  1. Statement

    "Group of Friends of Decent Work" Statement by Minister Jean-Pascal Labille

    29 September 2014,

  2. © UN Photo/Ryan Brown 2020

    69th Session of the UN General Assembly

    ILO Director-General's statement to the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples Rights

    23 September 2014,

  3. Op-Ed

    "Cleaner, Greener, and Richer", joint Op-Ed by Guy Ryder (ILO) and Christiana Figueres (UNFCCC)

    22 September 2014,

    ILO Director-General and UNFCCC Executive-Director argue that world leaders meeting at the UN Climate Summit in New York can deliver a safer, healthier, and more prosperous world that provides millions of decent work opportunities.

  4. United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation

    ILO Deputy-Director General Gibert Houngbo: "South-South Cooperation offers real, concrete solutions to development challenges"

    15 September 2014,

July 2014

  1. Fifth session of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing

    Human rights of older persons and identifying existing gaps globally

    30 July 2014, Conference Room 1 (CB)

    The population in many countries is ageing fast, and the bulge of youth in many others will reach retirement age in just a few decades.

  2. ILO Statement to the 2014 ECOSOC High-Level Segment

    More and better jobs called for across the globe

    08 July 2014, Economic and Social Council Chamber, UN, New York

    When asked about the kind of future they want, people from every continent overwhelmingly speak about decent jobs.