Statements and Speeches

2012

  1. Global Preparatory Meeting on the Post-2015 Framework for Development - Concluding remarks by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs

    16 May 2012

    José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director for Employment Sector of the ILO delivered his concuding remarks at the Global Preparatory Meeting on the Post-2015 Framework for Development at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Research Institute

  2. "Growth, Structural Change and Employment" - Statement by Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs

    15 May 2012

    Opening remarks by Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director for Employment Sector of the ILO delivered at the Global Preparatory Meeting on the Post-2015 Framework for Development at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Research Institute

  3. “Skills, decent work and development: Transitions to job-rich Growth” - Statement by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs

    14 May 2012

    Statement by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director for Employment Sector of the ILO delivered at the Third International Congress on Technical and Vocational Education and Training an event organized by the UNESCO

  4. Remarks by M. Salazar-Xirinachs ILO Executive Director at the XIII session of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)

    25 April 2012

    Remarks by M. Salazar-Xirinachs ILO Executive Director, Employment Sector, at United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) XIII Panel on Reflections on the international trading system and inclusive development - Doha, Quatar, 24 April, 2012

  5. 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.

  6. “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