Statement and speeches

2019

  1. Inclusive workforce

    “Fair and effective labour migration frameworks will be essential to support a future of work”

    11 February 2019

    Statement of Director, Dagmar Walter, at the 8th session of the South Asian Forum of Employers (SAFE)

  2. Inclusive workforce

    India Business Disability Network: ILO calls for inclusive future workplaces

    23 January 2019

    Remarks by Dagmar Walter, Director ILO India, at the launch of the India chapter of ILO’s Business Disability Network (IBDN).

2018

  1. Migrant workers

    On International Migrants Day, a Sea Change for Thai Fishing?

    18 December 2018

    By Jason Judd, Chief Technical Advisor for the International Labour Organization (ILO)

  2. Op-Ed

    Are we committed to end violence against women migrant workers?

    13 December 2018

    Women migrant workers face double discrimination, which may lead to exploitation, sexual violence and harassment, says Deepa Bharathi, ILO chief technical adviser in the regional office for Asia and the Pacific.

  3. Speech

    Supporting local communities through training on disaster resilience and business continuity planning for MSMEs

    11 December 2018

    Speech by Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives at the training workshop for Kalutara Government Officers on the Business Continuity Management for Increased Flood Resilience

  4. Speech

    Women: the bedrock of peace and sustainable development

    05 December 2018

    By Ms Simrin Singh, Director, ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

  5. Responsible supply chains

    Opening address at the project launch and stakeholders engagement of the Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Project in the Philippines

    20 November 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the project launch and stakeholders engagement of the Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Project in the Philippines, Manila, Philippines, 20 November 2018

  6. Decent Work Country Programme

    India’s strategic vision on decent work: A global game changer

    20 November 2018

    Remarks by Tomoko Nishimoto, ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, on the launch of the India Decent Work Country Programme 2018-2022.

  7. Decent Work Country Programme

    Next five years: ILO India unveils its decent work country strategy

    20 November 2018

    Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO India, speaks at the launch of India Decent Work Country Programme (2018-2022)

  8. Statement

    Skills and the Future of Work in Asia: Statement by ILO Regional Director

    19 November 2018

    Statement by Ms. Tomoko Nishimoto Regional Director of the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific on Skills strategies for inclusive growth in Asia and the Pacific.