Statements and speeches


  1. Statement

    Safe and healthy working conditions are fundamental to decent work

    16 July 2020

    Opening remarks of Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT South Asia/CO India, at the Training Programme on “Promoting Health and Safety and COVID-prevention in Micro, Small & Home Based Enterprises and Workers in Lower Tiers of Supply Chains”.

  2. Statement

    Together we will be able to build back better

    06 July 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter provided keynote address at the webinar on ILO’s response to the pandemic - Learning and sharing of global practices organized by Standing Conference of Public Enterprises.

  3. Responsible Supply Chains and COVID-19

    Opening address at the Responsible and Sustainable Enterprises in times of COVID-19 Webinar

    29 June 2020

    By Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Responsible and Sustainable Enterprises in times of COVID-19 Webinar, 6 June 2020, Makati City, Philippines

  4. © ian munroe 2020


    ‘Business as unusual’: How COVID-19 brought forward the future of work

    22 June 2020

    Millions of people around the world have been working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Could this ‘business as unusual’ be the future of work?

  5. Statement

    Rebooting Fundamentals- Keeping employees at the heart of the transformation

    19 June 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter was a key speaker at the 3rd Edition of the Economic Times Virtual Conference on ‘Workforce of the Future Summit’.

  6. Statement

    Prioritize safety to ensure safe return of workers

    18 June 2020

    Inaugural speech of Mr Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO DWT South Asia and India, at webinar on COVID Preventive Measures in Natural Stone Industry.

  7. © A. Mirza / ILO 2020


    COVID-19 shows why domestic workers need same rights and protection as others

    16 June 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the livelihoods of domestic workers.

  8. Statement

    Evidence-based and inclusive policy responses is the need of the hour

    08 June 2020

    Opening remarks by Ms Walter Dagmar, Director, ILO DWT South Asia and India at the webinar on ‘Implications of the Covid-19 Crisis for Labour and Employment in India: Impact, Strategies and Perspectives’.

  9. © Gabriel Kamener, Sown Together 2020

    World Environment Day

    Grasp the silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic

    05 June 2020

    As countries begin easing lockdown restrictions, now is the time to build on the positive gains for the environment that have occurred during the pandemic.

  10. Statement

    TU's play critical role in minimizing workers’ occupational health and safety risks

    27 May 2020

    Inaugural speech from Dagmar Walter, Director ILO DWT South Asia and India, at the Refresher Training Programme on Promoting Health and Safety of Informal and Home Based Workers in Lower Tiers of Supply Chains including the Post COVID 19 Response For Trade Unions and Membership based Organizations.