Statements and speeches

2013

  1. Labour Day

    Statement by ILO Deputy Director General in Bangladesh on May Day 2013

    01 May 2013

    by Mr. Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, Deputy Director General of Field Operations and Partnerships

  2. Statement

    World Safety Day - Prevention of Occupational Diseases and Best Practices in OSH

    24 April 2013

    By Mr Donglin Li, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

  3. Statement

    Opening address at the training on promoting and applying international labour standards

    22 April 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the training on promoting and applying international labour standards, Quezon City, Philippines, 22 April 2013

  4. Statement

    Presentation on sustainable and inclusive growth at the PROTECT: Doing business amidst new threats VIII

    18 April 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the PROTECT: Doing business amidst new threats VIII, Makati City, Philippines, 18 April 2013

  5. Statement

    Opening address at the forum on peace in the context of indigenous peoples participation and consultation/advancing the promotion of the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169)

    07 February 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the forum on peace in the context of indigenous peoples participation and consultation/advancing the promotion of the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169), Quezon City, Philippines, 7 February 2013

  6. Statement

    Opening address at the dissemination workshop on the results of the pilot provincial labor force survey

    29 January 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the dissemination workshop on the results of the pilot provincial labor force survey, Makati City, Philippines, 29 January 2013

  7. Labour standards

    Domestic workers deserve a better deal

    15 January 2013

    Op-ed by Malte Luebker, ILO Senior Regional Wage Specialist, published in the South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) on 12 January 2013.

2012

  1. Statement

    Joint statement by Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank, and Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General, ILO

    17 December 2012

    Joint statement by the ADB and the ILO on promoting decent work in developing Asia and the Pacific to reduce poverty and vulnerability; supporting a more inclusive, equitable and prosperous Asia-Pacific region; promoting greater access to opportunities; and reaffirming support for internationally-recognized core labour standards.

  2. Statement

    ILO Viet Nam Director's Speech on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    03 December 2012

    Addressing the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (3 December), Mr Gyorgy Sziraczki, ILO Viet Nam Country Director, said Viet Nam needs to promote rights and opportunities for people with disabilities to help them get decent jobs suited to their skills, interest and abilities.

  3. Statement

    UN Viet Nam Resident Coordinator's Speech on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    03 December 2012

    United Nations Resident Coordinator, Ms. Pratibha Mehta, called on the society to remove stigma and discrimination against people with disabilities at the Celebration Evening and Concert entitled “Creating an inclusive and accessible society for persons with disabilities” in Ha Noi on 3 December.