Statements and speeches

2019

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Statement

    We at Work: India at the ILO Centenary Global Tour

    11 April 2019

    Statement of Director, Dagmar Walter, at We at Work: Young India, ILO centenary global tour.

  6. Sustainable Development Goals

    Opening Address at the Tripartite Consultation on the 2019 Voluntary National Review (VNR) of the Sustainable Development Goals

    10 April 2019

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Tripartite Consultation on the 2019 Voluntary National Review (VNR) of the Sustainable Development Goals, Manila, Philippines, 10 April 2019

  7. OpEd

    ILO marks centenary with hope for the future

    09 April 2019

    OpEd by Claire Courteille-Mulder, ILO country director for China and Mongolia.

  8. Social justice

    Social justice the bedrock for universal peace

    04 April 2019

    Dagmar Walter, Country Director ILO India, speaks at the International Conference on Universal Social Protection, Labour, Security and Peace

  9. Inclusive workforce

    Introducing the ILO’s Business and Human Rights Framework

    19 March 2019

    Presentation by ILO Director, Dagmar Walter, at Inaugural UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights

  10. Gender equality

    Give International Women’s Day its true meaning in Viet Nam

    08 March 2019

    By Andrea Prince, Senior Labour Lawyer, International Labour Organization in Viet Nam