Statements and speeches

February 2007

  1. Statement

    Interview of Maximiliano Cox, Director of the FAO Rural Development division

    08 February 2007

    In this interview Mr. Maximiliano Cox, Director of the FAO Rural Development Division gives an insight on the future collaborations between FAO and ILO in the framework of the issues raised by the report prepared by the World Commission on the Social Dimensions of Globalization and entitled "A Fair Globalization: creating opportunities for all."

December 2005

  1. Statement

    "The European consensus on development". Joint statement by the council and the representatives of the governments of the member states (2006/C 46/01)

    20 December 2005

    The "European Concensus on Development" provides a common vision that guides the action of the EU, both at its Member States and Community level, in development co-operation.

November 2005

  1. Statement

    Forced Labour And Human Trafficking: The Challenges Ahead by Roger Plant, Vienna, November 2005

    07 November 2005

    Presentation to OSCE High-Level Conference, “Human Trafficking for Labour Exploitation on Forced and Bonded Labour”, Vienna, 7-8 November 2005

October 2005

  1. Statement

    Video Statement by Juan Somavia Director-General of the International Labour Office on the occasion of the launch of The International Year of Microcredit, 2005 (New York, 18 November 2004)

    26 October 2005

  2. 11th Regional Seminar for Labour-Based Practitioners

    Mombasa Statement

    07 October 2005

September 2005

  1. Statement

    Message of the Social Partners Forum to the Third Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and of Government of the African Union on Employment and Poverty Reduction

    03 September 2005

August 2005

  1. Statement

    Address by Ebrahim Patel General Secretary - South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union.

    27 August 2005

    Speech on trade liberalization and the role of the World Commission on Social dimension of Globalization.

March 2004

  1. Statement

    Social development in the context of globalisation

    15 March 2004

    The European Union encourages social development in the context of globalisation. The European Commission calls for the promotion of internationally recognised core labour standards and the development of a balance between market governance and social governance.

June 1990

  1. 77th Internationational Labour Conference (ILC)

    Remarks by the President of the 77th Session of the International Labour Conference, on the occasion of Mr. Nelson Mandela's visit

    08 June 1990

    By Mr. Jorge Alberto Triaca, the representative of Argentina to the ILO, elected President of the 77th Session of the International Labour Conference.

  2. 77th Session of the International Labour Conference

    Welcome remarks by Michel Hansenne, 8th ILO Director General, on the occasion of Nelson Mandela's visit to the ILO

    08 June 1990