Statements and speeches

2019

  1. © Tony Webster 2019

    International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

    Ensure justice and protection for LGBTI workers

    17 May 2019

    On the occasion of International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says that a human-centred future of work that leaves no-one behind must include LGBTI workers.

  2. Social justice

    Celebration of 65th anniversary of Transport & Dock Workers’ Union, Mumbai and joint action by Trade Union in Mumbai to eliminate violence against women.

    16 May 2019

    Address by Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Country Office for India and Decent Work Team for South Asia

  3. Blog

    Can technology transform the fashion industry?

    16 May 2019

    Talk about the Fourth Industrial Revolution can quickly get abstract. Discussion travels at lightning speed into a world of augmented reality and robots, blockchain and biotechnology.

  4. Statement

    Opening speech by ILO Viet Nam Director at consultation workshop on ratification of ILO Convention 98

    03 May 2019

    ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, delivers the opening remarks at the consultation workshop entitled “Proposal for Submission of Ratification of ILO Convention 98” on 3 May 2019 in Ha Long City.

  5. OpEd

    Working for a Brighter Future in Asia

    02 May 2019

    By Tomoko Nishimoto, Assistant Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.

  6. Future of Work

    Higher-skilled labour force necessary for Viet Nam’s further economic development

    01 May 2019

    On the occasion of Labour Day, ILO Viet Nam Labour Economist, Valentina Barcucci, shares her thoughts on how Viet Nam’s labour market has changed and needs to be modernized.

  7. Rana Plaza anniversary

    Enforce building code for all public establishments

    24 April 2019

    The Rana Plaza building collapse in April 2013 took the lives of 1100 workers. Many more were injured and often could not return to work. On the 6th anniversary of that tragic incident, the Country Director of ILO Bangladesh, Tuomo Poutiainen reflects on working conditions in present-day Bangladesh.

  8. Violence and harassment in the world of work

    Message at the Consultative Forum on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

    12 April 2019

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Consultative Forum on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work, Manila, Philippines, 12 April 2019

  9. GSP+ trade and employment

    Opening Address at the Stakeholders’ Forum on Presentation of Outputs of ILO-EU collaboration on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining and on Trade and Employment

    11 April 2019

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Stakeholders’ Forum on Presentation of Outputs of ILO-EU collaboration on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining and on Trade and Employment, Manila, Philippines, 11 April 2019

  10. ILO 100

    Message at the ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila celebrating 100 years of advancing social justice, promoting decent work

    11 April 2019

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila celebrating 100 years of advancing social justice, promoting decent work, Manila, Philippines, 11 April 2019