Statements and speeches

April 2019

  1. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    A human-centred agenda will reduce inequalities

    13 April 2019

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, highlights the need for human-centred policies to reduce inequalities, in a statement to the World Bank Development Committee at the Spring Meeting of the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC.

  2. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Decent jobs must grow at a stronger pace

    13 April 2019

    More intensive and coordinated efforts are needed to create decent jobs, says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, in a statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the Board of Governors, at the International Monetary Fund Spring meeting in Washington DC.

  3. ILO100

    A wild dream has prevailed

    10 April 2019

    Speaking at a special Centenary session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, celebrated the ILO’s past and reflected on the Organization’s purpose and its future.

  4. Lena Abrahamsson

    Gender perspectives on the impact of technological change in mining

    05 April 2019

    Lena Abrahamsson - Chair Professor of Human Work Science, and Dean, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

  5. Future of work

    Nordic countries an inspiration for the ILO

    04 April 2019

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praised the contribution of Nordic countries to the organization’s mandate and outlined the opportunities and challenges ahead at the Nordic Conference on the Future of Work, in the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik.

  6. Cristina Banks

    Health, Safety, Well-Being and Economic Security Implications of Gig Work: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

    04 April 2019

    Cristina Banks - Director, Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplace University of California, Berkeley

  7. Kris De Meester (IOE)

    Mainstreaming OSH: Putting people and their work at the centre to ensure healthy and safe workplaces for the future

    02 April 2019

    Kris De Meester (IOE), Manager Health & Safety Affairs, International Industrial Relations

  8. Maureen Dollard & Daniel Neser

    The Work Stress Conundrum

    01 April 2019

    Maureen Dollard -Professor & Director, Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety University of South Australia and Daniel Neser - Student Activist, Student of Economics, University of Adelaide

March 2019

  1. Kaj Frick

    Critical perspectives on OSH management systems and the future of work

    31 March 2019

    Kaj Frick - Adj. Professor Emeritus (in Human Work Science), Lulea University of Technology, Sweden

  2. Lin Fritschi

    Future of work and occupational cancer

    30 March 2019

    Lin Fritschi - Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Australia