This page contains a selection of the speeches and presentations given by ILO staff in Nepal. Inquiries about usage or reproduction of any materials should be directed to us by email.


  1. Time to prioritize social justice

    01 May 2023

    ILO Director-General calls for a Global Coalition for Social Justice and a reshaping of economic, social and environmental policies to create a more stable and equitable future.


  1. World Day of Social Justice

    19 February 2019

    In a statement marking World Day of Social Justice, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says decent work is key to achieving sustainable development and social justice, itself a foundation of lasting peace.


  1. Nepali Youth Declaration on the Future of Work

    13 December 2016

    The youth dialogue complements the ILO’s Future of Work initiative by the ILO Director-General, Mr. Guy Ryder which is one of the seven centenary initiatives to guide and strengthen the ILO’s efforts in addressing the future challenges of social justice. While aiming to address youth and their future engagement, the Future of Work initiative notes that globalization and technological transformation has made the future of work uncertain. The Declaration acknowledged the necessity to leave no one behind and to embrace the diversity of youth across Nepal, by including their voices in shaping policies.


  1. © Russell Watkins / DFID 2024

    ILO Director-General reaffirms support to Nepal reconstruction following second earthquake

    13 May 2015


  1. South Asia Regional Child Rights Group calls for an urgent end to child domestic labour and all violence against children

    11 June 2013


  1. Opening Address to the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry's Socio-Economic Summit

    20 February 1999

    by Ms Mitsuko Horiuchi, Regional Director, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific