Statements and speeches

November 2008

  1. Statement

    Samuel Kofi Woods, II, Minister of Labour. Speech to the High-Level Forum on "Working Out of Poverty: Decent Work Approach to Development and Growth in Africa"

    14 November 2008

  2. Statement

    H.E. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of Liberia. Speech to the 'High-Level Forum on "Working out of Poverty: Decent Work Approach to Development and growth in Africa" in Monrovia on 8-9 September 2008

    14 November 2008

  3. Statement

    Mary Robinson, Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative. Speech to the High-Level Forum on the Millennium Development Goals at the UN General Assembly in New York on 22 September 2008

    14 November 2008

  4. Statement

    Ela Bhatt, Elder and Founder of SEWA. Speech to the High-Level Forum on the Millennium Development Goals at the UN General Assembly in New York on 25 September 2008.

    14 November 2008

October 2008

  1. Statement

    Message by Juan Somavia Director-General of the International Labour Office on the occasion of International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    17 October 2008

  2. Statement

    Sustainable Recovery and Shaping a Fair Globalization - Statement of the ILO Director-General to the fall meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank

    10 October 2008

    Statement by Mr Juan Somavia, Director-General of the International Labour Office, to the International Monetary and Finance Committee and Development Committee - Washington, DC, 10-11 October 2008

September 2008

  1. Statement

    Forced Labour And Human Trafficking - The Global Challenge and the ILO Response by Roger Plant, Oslo, 4 September 2008

    04 September 2008

    Presentation to a roundtable on “Human Trafficking with a Focus on Forced Labour”, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oslo, Norway, 4 September 2008

  2. Statement

    The Report of the Commission on Growth and Development

    04 September 2008

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

August 2008

  1. Statement

    Message by Juan Somavia on the occasion of International Day of the World’s Indigenous People

    06 August 2008

    Message by Juan Somavia on the occasion of International Day of the World’s Indigenous People - 9 August 2008

July 2008

  1. Statement

    Message from Juan Somavia Director-General of the International Labour Office: "Confronting Climate Change through Cooperative Enterprise"

    04 July 2008