Statements and speeches

2020

  1. Labour Migration Reporting Awards

    18 December 2020

    Statement by Gloria Moreno Fontes, Regional Labour Migration and Mobility Specialist, ILO Regional Bureau for Africa.

  2. Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on African Migrant Workers in, and from, the SADC and IGAD region

    07 December 2020

    Opening remarks by Ms. Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Africa

  3. COVID-19: Protect children from child labour, now more than ever!

    12 June 2020

    Most ILO programmes implemented in African countries, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, are now taking accelerated action on protecting the health, jobs and incomes of workers. These interventions include a focus on more comprehensive social protection, while at the same time ensuring continued education for children.

  4. ILO welcomes the appointment of Ms Riefdah as general Secretary of FEDUSA.

    26 February 2020

    federation of Unions of South Africa

2019

  1. ILO Director-General Guy Ryder's closing remarks at the 14th ILO African Regional Meeting

    06 December 2019

  2. A human-centred future of work needed in Africa

    03 December 2019

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, outlined the world of work challenges and opportunities facing Africa at the opening of the ILO’s 14th African Regional Meeting in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.

  3. Opening remarks by ILO Regional Director for Africa

    20 November 2019

    Theme: “Unite and Make a Difference".

  4. Closing speech by the Chief of the Development and Investment Branch, ILO Geneva

    10 September 2019

    Theme: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".

  5. Opening remarks by ILO Regional Director for Africa

    10 September 2019

    Theme: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".

  6. Ministerial Declaration

    10 September 2019

    Theme: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".