Statements and speeches

2018

  1. Employment and decent work

    Opening Remarks at the Official launch of the Fiji National Employment Policy

    03 September 2018

    by Mr. Donglin Li, Director, ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries at the opening address at the launching of Fiji's National Employment Policy, 31st August 2018

  2. Peace and resilience

    Opening address at the Trade Union Regional Forum on Decent Work for Peace and Resilience

    21 August 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Opening address at the Trade Union Regional Forum on Decent Work for Peace and Resilience, Manila, Philippines, 21 August 2018

  3. India Wage Report

    Effective wage policies can tackle inequality, poverty and achieve the 2030 Agenda

    20 August 2018

    ILO India, Director, Dagmar Walter speaks at the launch of the India Wage Report.

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    International Youth Day 2018

    Creating safe spaces for youth in the world of work

    10 August 2018

    "Join us on International Youth Day in committing to step up actions to promote safe spaces for young people that enhance their opportunities to secure decent work," says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  5. BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

    Make social dialogue work

    02 August 2018

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praises the commitment to social dialogue and tripartism made by BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - in a speech at the group’s Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting in South Africa.

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    Article

    Labour rights: The means to tackle human trafficking

    27 July 2018

    Op-ed by Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, the regional director for the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Asia and the Pacific. The ILO currently has nine programmes against forced labour and human trafficking worldwide, four of them are in Asia and the Pacific.

  7. Promoting climate resilience through decent work

    Statement by ILO Regional Director Tomoko Nishimoto for the signing of the ILO-SREP partnership

    26 July 2018

    Statement delivered on the occasion of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the ILO and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). The partnership was signed in the margin of the Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference II – 2018 held in Suva, Fii from the 26th to 27th July 2018.

  8. Indigenous peoples

    Opening address at the High-level Meeting on the Ratification of ILO C169 or Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples

    25 July 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the High-level Meeting on the Ratification of ILO C169 or Convention on Indigenous and Tribal Peoples, Makati, Philippines, 25 July 2018

  9. Enterprise formalization

    Opening address at the South-South Expert Knowledge Sharing Forum on Policy Innovations and Lessons Learned on Enterprise Formalization

    16 July 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the South-South Expert Knowledge Sharing Forum on Policy Innovations and Lessons Learned on Enterprise Formalization, Manila, Philippines, 16 July 2018

  10. Informal economy

    Opening address at the ITCILO Workshop on “Transition from informal to formal economy: Awareness raising on R204 towards designing an integrated policy framework in the Philippines”

    11 July 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ITCILO Workshop on “Transition from informal to formal economy: Awareness raising on R204 towards designing an integrated policy framework in the Philippines”, Manila, Philippines, 11 July 2018