Statements and speeches

2018

  1. Just transition

    Message at the Parallel Session on Adaptation, Technology and Green Jobs 6th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum with the theme “Enabling Resilience for All: Avoiding the Worst Impacts”

    18 October 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Parallel Session on Adaptation, Technology and Green Jobs 6th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum , Mandaluyong, Philippines, 18 October 2018

  2. OpEd

    Working together to make poverty history

    17 October 2018

    By Claire Courteille – Mulder, Director of the ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia. Although the world has made significant progress in reducing poverty, it is still with us and its eradication should be the first task of humanity.

  3. World Development Report 2019

    International Labour Office expresses concern about World Bank report on future of work

    12 October 2018

    Following the publication of the World Development Report 2019 on ‘The Changing Nature of Work’, the International Labour Office questions the approach to some key issues addressed in the publication.

  4. 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

  5. © 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. © 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

  9. 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

  10. 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