Statement and speeches

2018

  1. Op-Ed

    Are we committed to end violence against women migrant workers?

    13 December 2018

    Women migrant workers face double discrimination, which may lead to exploitation, sexual violence and harassment, says Deepa Bharathi, ILO chief technical adviser in the regional office for Asia and the Pacific.

  2. Speech

    Supporting local communities through training on disaster resilience and business continuity planning for MSMEs

    11 December 2018

    Speech by Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives at the training workshop for Kalutara Government Officers on the Business Continuity Management for Increased Flood Resilience

  3. Speech

    Women: the bedrock of peace and sustainable development

    05 December 2018

    By Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

  4. Responsible supply chains

    Opening address at the project launch and stakeholders engagement of the Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Project in the Philippines

    20 November 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the project launch and stakeholders engagement of the Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Project in the Philippines, Manila, Philippines, 20 November 2018

  5. Decent Work Country Programme

    India’s strategic vision on decent work: A global game changer

    20 November 2018

    Remarks by Tomoko Nishimoto, ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, on the launch of the India Decent Work Country Programme 2018-2022.

  6. Decent Work Country Programme

    Next five years: ILO India unveils its decent work country strategy

    20 November 2018

    Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO India, speaks at the launch of India Decent Work Country Programme (2018-2022)

  7. Statement

    Skills and the Future of Work in Asia: Statement by ILO Regional Director

    19 November 2018

    Statement by Ms. Tomoko Nishimoto Regional Director of the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific on Skills strategies for inclusive growth in Asia and the Pacific.

  8. Statement

    Invest in skills for the future

    01 November 2018

    ILO India, Director, Dagmar Walter speaks at ASSOCHAM’s summit on ‘Skilling India’

  9. Op-Ed

    How digitalization can help achieve fair migration

    31 October 2018

    The 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour held in Singapore on 29-30 October discussed how to maximize the potential of digitalization to promote decent work for migrant workers in the Asia Pacific region. Anna Engblom, senior expert on labour migration at the International Labour Organization (ILO), reviews the opportunities and challenges brought by digitalization in this area.

  10. Statement

    Time is now: Recognize, value, and support women in the world of work

    28 October 2018

    ILO India, Director, Dagmar Walter speaks at All India Working Women Forum’s third national convention