Statement and speeches

2018

  1. Statement

    Invest in skills for the future

    01 November 2018

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

  2. 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

  3. 20th Session of the International Conference of Labour Statisticians

    ILO Director-General closes historic labour statistics Conference

    19 October 2018

    Conference offers the world new statistical tools which will provide policy makers with much needed information on emerging and less visible forms of employment.

  4. Just transition

    Message at the Parallel Session on Adaptation, Technology and Green Jobs 6th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum with the theme “Enabling Resilience for All: Avoiding the Worst Impacts”

    18 October 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Parallel Session on Adaptation, Technology and Green Jobs 6th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum , Mandaluyong, Philippines, 18 October 2018

  5. World Development Report 2019

    International Labour Office expresses concern about World Bank report on future of work

    12 October 2018

    Following the publication of the World Development Report 2019 on ‘The Changing Nature of Work’, the International Labour Office questions the approach to some key issues addressed in the publication.

  6. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Statement by Mr Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee

    12 October 2018

  7. © Liang Qiang / World Bank 2018

    World Teachers’ Day 2018

    Children need qualified teachers

    05 October 2018

    In a joint statement to mark World Teacher’s Day, the heads of ILO, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP and Education International underline the need for quality teaching for the world’s schoolchildren.

  8. Labour inspection

    Opening address at the Executive Course on Managing the Inspectorate for Strategic Labour Laws Compliance

    03 October 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Executive Course on Managing the Inspectorate for Strategic Labour Laws Compliance, Quezon City, Philippines, 3 October 2018

  9. Speech

    National Multi-sector Policy Forum on Labour Migration

    02 October 2018

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

  10. © Eko Siswono Toyudho / Anadolu 2018

    Statement

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, in response to the earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia

    01 October 2018