Speeches

2021

  1. Technology and digitalization have potention to create decent jobs and sustainable enterprises

    23 July 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, provided her address at the Tripartite Consultation Workshop in India on Understanding and improving women's work on digital labour platforms

  2. Green recovery and transition are crucial for sustainable future

    16 July 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, provided her address at the joint UN agency event organized on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day - Discussion on “Skilling for Inclusive and Green Recovery”

  3. Domestic workers need urgent policy intervention guided by political will

    13 July 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, provided opening remarks at the 3rd WIF Conversation on Domestic Workers’ Rights, Working Conditions & Occupational Safety and Health Concerns: Challenges Prior to and During COVID-19

  4. Need innovative policies targeting growth of MSMEs

    25 June 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, addressed the welcome session of a discussion on Resurgence of MSMEs: Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery in India

  5. Let us make a real difference for the most vulnerable children and their families!

    12 June 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, was invited by Lok Sabha Secretariat Parliamentary Research & Training Institute for Democracies (Pride) to speak at a panel discussion on ‘World Day against Child Labour’.

  6. Together we can eradicate Child Labour

    11 May 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, spoke at the MoU signing event between the South Asia Initiative to End Violence against Children (SAIEVAC) and the International Labour Organization (ILO)

  7. Together women will deal with barriers better

    22 April 2021

    Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO-India spoke as a chief guest at the 11th Women Entrepreneurs Conference with the theme "Changing Landscape for Entrepreneurs - Aspire, Adapt, Achieve" & the ‘All India Women Entrepreneurs Awards’

  8. Need to revisit the skilling needs in the economy

    17 March 2021

    Mr Satoshi Sasaki, Director ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi spoke at the CII Virtual Conference on Fostering India’s Industrial & Job Growth through Best Skilling and Reskilling Practices

  9. Renew committment to the realization of workers’ human rights

    17 March 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi provided welcome address at the inaugural session of UN South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights.

  10. Collaborative action required to strengthen supply chain

    10 March 2021

    Opening Address by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO-India, at the Tripartite Consultation on Draft Strategy for the Natural Stone Sector in Rajasthan

  11. Worker safety is a high priority

    19 February 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi, provided presidential address at the webinar COVID-19: Practical Preventive Measures and Achievements- In context to the State of Kerala.

  12. Pandemic underlined the need for universal social protection

    16 February 2021

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi spoke at the inaugural session of IHD-ILO Virtual Consultative Workshop on New Social Security Code and Strengthening Social Protection System in South India.

2020

  1. Health sector has a key role in rebuilding from the COVID-19

    28 October 2020

    Ms. Dagmar Walter, Director ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi, spoke at the inaugural session of Virtual Conference: Healthcare During and Beyond Covid organized by CII

  2. SIYB can play a key role in livelihood recover post COVID-19

    12 October 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India provided opening remarks to ‘Online Training of Trainers (ToT) for Trade Unions on Short Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) course

  3. ILO to actively support in establishing a fair migration agenda

    08 October 2020

    Special address by Ms. Dagmar Walter, Director ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi, at the inaugural session of Digital Conference - People on the Move: Impact & Way Forward organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)

  4. Post COVID-19 we need safer, fairer and more sustainable workplaces

    05 October 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India gave an inaugural address at the 86th Annual General Meeting of All India Organization of Employers having theme of Labour Reforms: Meeting the Challenges during and Post-COVID

  5. ‘Building back fair’ with gender equality at the centre of the recovery policies

    25 September 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT South Asia and India at the CII IWN Women Nation Summit, Impact on Women in the Informal Economy

  6. Social dialogue brings forwards the realities of world of work

    14 August 2020

    Ms. Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia and Country Office for India provided her opening remarks at the Virtual meeting with Trade Unions on Draft Wage Rules

  7. Safe and healthy working conditions are fundamental to decent work

    16 July 2020

    Opening remarks of Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT South Asia/CO India, at the Training Programme on “Promoting Health and Safety and COVID-prevention in Micro, Small & Home Based Enterprises and Workers in Lower Tiers of Supply Chains”.

  8. Together we will be able to build back better

    06 July 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter provided keynote address at the webinar on ILO’s response to the pandemic - Learning and sharing of global practices organized by Standing Conference of Public Enterprises.