Speeches


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

April 2017

  1. Opening remarks by Maurizio Bussi of the Thailand 4.0 and the Future of Work: A National Dialogue

    02 April 2017

    This is the Opening and Welcoming remarks by Mr Maurizio Bussi of the the Thailand 4.0 and the Future of Work: A National Dialogue held on 29 March 2017, Bangkok, Thailand

March 2017

  1. Opening address at the ILO-EU STRENGTHEN (Trade and Employment) Project Technical Workshop on Assessing the Effects of Trade on Employment

    29 March 2017

    By Ms Diane Lynn Respall, Senior Programme Officer a.i. delivered on behalf of Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO-EU STRENGTHEN (Trade and Employment) Project Technical Workshop on Assessing the Effects of Trade on Employment, Makati, Philippines, 29 March 2017

  2. Message of support at the ILO-EU STRENGTHEN (Trade and Employment) Project Technical Workshop on Assessing the Effects of Trade on Employment

    29 March 2017

    By Ms Therese Yosuico, Trade Officer of the Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines, delivered on behalf of His Excellency Ambassador Franz Jessen at the ILO-EU STRENGTHEN (Trade and Employment) Project Technical Workshop on Assessing the Effects of Trade on Employment, Makati, Philippines, 29 March 2017

  3. Speech by the Ambassador of the Australian Embassy in Timor Leste His Excellency Peter Doyle at the Launch of Roads for Development (R4D) Programme Phase II of Timor-Leste

    23 March 2017

  4. Official Launch of Phase 2 of Roads for Development Program & Inauguration of the Same-Grotu Road, Manufahi Municipality

    23 March 2017

    Speech by His Excellency Gastão Francisco de Sousa, Minister, Ministry of Public Works

  5. Speech by the MPWTC Director General Sr. Jose Piedade at the Launch of Roads for Development (R4D) Programme Phase II of Timor-Leste

    23 March 2017

  6. Opening Remarks at the Launch of Roads for Development (R4D) Programme Phase II of Timor-Leste

    23 March 2017

    By Michiko Miyamoto, Director of ILO for Indonesia and Timor-Leste at the Launch of Roads for Development (R4D) Programme Phase II of Timor-Leste

January 2017

  1. From Us

    16 January 2017

    By Francesco d'Ovidio, Director of ILO for Indonesia and Timor-Leste, for the ILO Jakarta Newsletter - Edition: January 2017

  2. Opening address at the One with the children in ending child labour (Makiisa para sa #1MBatangMalaya)

    12 January 2017

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the One with the children in ending child labour (Makiisa para sa #1MBatangMalaya), Quezon City, 12 January 2017

December 2016

  1. Opening address at the workshop on Implementing reforms on the Philippines’ protection from unemployment schemes

    15 December 2016

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Workshop on Implementing reforms on the Philippines’ protection from unemployment schemes, Pasig City, Philippines, 15 December 2016

  2. Opening address at the ILO-ATUC Training Workshop for ATUC Focal Points on Migrant Labour

    12 December 2016

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO-ATUC Training Workshop for ATUC Focal Points on Migrant Labour, Manila, Philippines, 12 December 2016

November 2016

  1. Opening address at the ILO-ASEAN Seminar on the potential of social protection to build resilience to disasters, Pasig City, Philippines, 22 November 2016

    22 November 2016

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO-ASEAN Seminar on the potential of social protection to build resilience to disasters, Pasig City, Philippines, 22 November 2016

  2. Opening Remarks at the Future of Work Initiative: Transformations Affecting the Labour Market in Indonesia

    03 November 2016

    By Francesco d'Ovidio, Director of ILO for Indonesia and Timor-Leste at the Future of Work Initiative: Transformations Affecting the Labor Market in Indonesia

October 2016

  1. Message at the High-level tripartite consultation on the application of ILO Convention 176 on safety and health in mines

    28 October 2016

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the High-level tripartite consultation on the application of ILO Convention 176 on safety and health in mines, Pasig, Philippines, 28 October 2016

  2. Opening Remarks at the Definition Seminar of the National Strategy for Social Protection of Timor-Leste: 2nd Phase

    19 October 2016

    By Francesco d'Ovidio, Director of ILO for Indonesia and Timor-Leste at the Opening of the Definition Seminar of the National Strategy for Social Protection of Timor-Leste: 2nd Phase

  3. Opening remarks by Maurizio Bussi of the 15th Anniversary celebration Better Factories Cambodia

    18 October 2016

    This is the Opening and Welcoming remarks by Mr Maurizio Bussi of the 15th Anniversary celebration Better Factories Cambodia held in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 18 October 2016.

  4. Opening address at the ILO-EU Strengthening the Impact of Trade on Employment in the Philippines (STRENGTHEN) inception workshop

    06 October 2016

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO-EU Strengthening the Impact of Trade on Employment in the Philippines (STRENGTHEN) inception workshop, Manila, 6 October 2016

  5. High Level Opening and Welcoming Remarks

    04 October 2016

    These are the Opening and Welcoming remarks by High Level of the Sub-Regional Consultation Workshop on Achieving SDG 8.7 held in CR3, UNCC, Bangkok, Thailand during 14-15 September 2016

September 2016

  1. Opening Remarks at the Indonesia Labour Market Outlook Interactive Discussion

    15 September 2016

    By Francesco d'Ovidio, Director of ILO for Indonesia and Timor-Leste at the Opening of the Indonesia Labour Market Outlook Interactive Discussion

  2. © Ramany / NurPhoto/afp 2017

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, in response to Tampaco Foils Limited fire in Bangladesh

    12 September 2016

    "The ILO is ready to further support Bangladesh’s efforts to ensure the safety of its workers," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.