Statements and speeches

2021

  1. Statement

    Technology and digitalization have potention to create decent jobs and sustainable enterprises

    23 July 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, provided her address at the Tripartite Consultation Workshop in India on Understanding and improving women's work on digital labour platforms

  2. COVID-19 and the World of Work

    ILO statement for the July edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    22 July 2021

    Director ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries, Mr. Matin Karimli

  3. Statement

    Green recovery and transition are crucial for sustainable future

    16 July 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, provided her address at the joint UN agency event organized on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day - Discussion on “Skilling for Inclusive and Green Recovery”

  4. Statement

    Message at the launch of the ILO Japan Bringing Back Jobs Safely under the COVID-19 Crisis in the Philippines: Rebooting Small and Informal Businesses Safely and Digitally

    15 July 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the ILO Japan Bringing Back Jobs Safely under the COVID-19 Crisis in the Philippines: Rebooting Small and Informal Businesses Safely and Digitally, 15 July 2021, Manila, Philippines

  5. Interview

    Technical education can equip the young people with the right skills for the job market

    13 July 2021

    Md. Jahangir Alam is the Director (Planning and Development) of the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) under the Technical and Madrasah Education Division of the Ministry of Education. In an interview with the Skills 21 project, Mr Jahangir talks about the governments' upcoming projects, plans, and many more initiatives in modernising the TVET system.

  6. Statement

    Domestic workers need urgent policy intervention guided by political will

    13 July 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, provided opening remarks at the 3rd WIF Conversation on Domestic Workers’ Rights, Working Conditions & Occupational Safety and Health Concerns: Challenges Prior to and During COVID-19

  7. Statement

    Message at the pretest of the child labour manual in the Bangsamoro region

    05 July 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the pretest of the child labour manual in the Bangsamoro region, 5 July 2021, Cotabato, Philippines

  8. Decent Work in the Garment Sector Supply Chains in Asia

    Let’s talk! Social dialogue helps Asian garment industry navigate the COVID-19 crisis

    05 July 2021

    Manufacturers from three countries share how worker-employer dialogue has been key to surviving the pandemic.

  9. Statement

    Need innovative policies targeting growth of MSMEs

    25 June 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, addressed the welcome session of a discussion on Resurgence of MSMEs: Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery in India

  10. Statement

    Message at the handover of the water system built in Rifao under the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project

    22 June 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the handover of the water system built in Rifao under the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project, 22 June 2021, Maguindanao, Philippines