Statements and Speeches

2012

  1. ILO Director General statement to the XIII session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

    25 April 2012

    In the name of ILO Director-General Juan Somavia, Mr. Salazar, ILO Executive Director for Employment Sector, addressed the General Debate of the XIII session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) taking place in Doha, from 21 to 26 April 2012.

  2. “Partnerships for more & better jobs for Young People” - Statement by Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs

    27 February 2012

    Concluding statement by Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director for Employment Sector of the ILO delivered at "Breaking New Ground: Partnerships for more & better jobs for Young People", an event co-organized by the ILO, the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) to strengthen the partnership between governments and the private sector in advancing youth employment and decent work.

2011

  1. Statement by Ministers of Local Government, Rural Development and Environment, Roads and Transport, Public Works and Labour made during the Ministerial Roundtable - 14th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    21 September 2011

  2. Accra Statement by Participants - 14th ILO Regional Seminar for Labour-based Practitioners

    21 September 2011

  3. Secretary-General's Remarks to General Assembly High-Level Meeting on Youth, July 2011

    04 August 2011

  4. ILO Statement at UN High Level Meeting on Youth

    04 August 2011

  5. Annual Meeting of the Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development

    16 March 2011

    Address by Mr. José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs at the International Training Centre of the ILO Turin, Italy - 15-16 March 2011

2010

  1. Joint Statement by Heads of UN entities for the Launch of the International Year of Youth 2010-11

    12 August 2010

  2. Message by Juan Somavia Director-General of the International Labour Office on the occasion of International Youth Day and International Year of Youth - 12 August 2010

    12 August 2010

  3. Remarks at the Experts and Practitioners Panel “Perspectives from the UN System on Africa’s Opportunity for Transformational Development: Seizing the Opportunity” at UNDP Regional Bureau for Africa: 2010 Regional Management Team (Cluster)

    15 July 2010

    Remarks by José M. Salazar-Xirinachs Executive Director, Employment Sector, ILO at the 3rd Joint Annual Meeting of the African Union Conference of Ministers of the Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development - Lilongwe, Malawi, 29 March, 2010

  4. Promoting high, sustainable, job-rich growth in Africa

    29 March 2010

    Remarks by José M. Salazar-Xirinachs Executive Director, Employment Sector, ILO at the 3rd Joint Annual Meeting of the African Union Conference of Ministers of the Economy and Finance and ECA Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development - Lilongwe, Malawi, 29 March, 2010

2009

  1. Message by Juan Somavia, Director-General, ILO, on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    03 December 2009

  2. Financing for Jobs in Africa: Creating Fiscal and Policy Space

    01 December 2009

    José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs1 Executive Director, Employment Sector, ILO 1st African Decent Work Symposium Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso 1 December, 2009

  3. Comments by Mr. Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs at the OECD Policy Forum: How can Labour Market and Social Policies best help workers weather the storm of The Crisis?

    28 September 2009

  4. Message by Juan Somavia Director-General of the International Labour Office on the occasion of International Youth Day - 12 August 2009

    12 August 2009

  5. Assessing existing responses to the crisis at international, regional and national levels – limitations, perspectives, best practices

    18 May 2009

    José M. Salazar-Xirinachs Executive Director, Employment Sector, ILO 18 May, 2009

  6. "The Impact of the Global Financial and Economic Crisis on Developing Countries, in particular Africa, and the prospects for attaining the MDGs" at the Africa Group Meeting ILO

    20 March 2009

    Remarks by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs Executive Director, Employment Sector, ILO At the Africa Group Meeting ILO 20 March, 2009 (revised version, 5 May)

  7. The Impact of the Global Financial and Economic Crisis on Developing Countries, in particular Africa, and the prospects for attaining the MDGs

    02 March 2009

    Remarks by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs Executive Director, Employment Sector, ILO At the UNESCO Future Forum: “The Global Financial Crisis: what impact on Multilateralism and UNESCO?” Paris, 2 March, 2009

2008

  1. The Report of the Commission on Growth and Development

    04 September 2008

    Comments by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director, Employment Sector, ILO

  2. Overview Remarks by Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs at the National Consultation on Employment Policy for India

    21 May 2008