Statements and speeches

2018

  1. 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

  2. © Liang Qiang / World Bank 2019

    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.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. © Eko Siswono Toyudho / Anadolu 2019

    Statement

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

    01 October 2018

  6. Mining

    Opening address at the Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) National Summit

    28 September 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) National Summit, Manila, Philippines, 28 September 2018

  7. Humanizing the workplace

    Keynote address at the 2018 AmCham Talent Summit of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines

    25 September 2018

    By Mr Hideki Kagohashi, Enterprise Development Specialist, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 2018 AmCham Talent Summit of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines, 25 September 2018

  8. Speech

    National Tripartite Workshop on Development of National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Programme of Sri Lanka

    25 September 2018

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

  9. Statement

    Labour standards are a win-win for businesses looking to enhance competitiveness and credibility

    17 September 2018

    ILO India, Director, Dagmar Walter speaks at the International convention on sustainable trade and standards

  10. Statement

    "We have seven years left to keep our commitment to the end of child labour"

    13 September 2018

    Remarks by Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, for Malaysia’s World Day against Child Labour 2018.