Statements and speeches

  1. Message on the 2019 International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

    17 May 2019

    The United Nations in Myanmar is proud to mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia by flying the rainbow flag in support of diversity and inclusion for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons (LGBTI).

  2. ILO Deputy Chief Greg Vines' remarks on the signing of Myanmar Decent Work Country Programme

    21 September 2018

  3. © Ted Eytan 2019

    Safety, respect and dignity for all at work and beyond

    17 May 2018

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for an end to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, saying it is “a factor leading to violence and harassment in the world of work."

  4. On May Day, leave no one behind

    01 May 2018

    In a statement to mark ‘International Workers’ Day’, ILO Liaison Officer in Myanmar Rory Mungoven called for a collective effort to promoting decent work for all.

  5. © Benson Kua 2019

    Making workplace policies supportive of all families

    17 May 2017

    "In keeping with the principles of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda, no LGBTI worker should be left behind. Today let us stand in solidarity for the rights of LGBTI workers and their families", says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  6. New initiative to improve labour rights in Myanmar

    14 November 2014

    Joint statement of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the United States of America, Japan, Denmark and the International Labour Organization (ILO)

  7. ILO Liaison Officer's Speech at the MTUF (Myanmar Trade Union Federation) Conference

    26 April 2014

    Speech by Steve Marshall, ILO Liaison Officer in Myanmar, to the MTUF Conference.

  8. US President in Myanmar: ILO Director-General welcomes joint commitment to implementation of ILO plan to eliminate forced labour

    19 November 2012

  9. Statement by Aung San Suu Kyi at the 101st International Labour Conference

    14 June 2012

    Ms AUNG SAN SUU KYI (Chairperson of the National League for Democracy (NLD) and Member of Parliament, Republic of the Union of Myanmar) addressed ILO delegates of the 101st session of the International Labour Conference.
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