Statements and speeches

2020

  1. Safe return to work

    Opening address at the ILO, WHO and the Government of the Philippines Joint Meeting on Safe Return to Work for MSMEs

    22 July 2020

    By Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO, WHO and the Government of the Philippines Joint Meeting on Safe Return to Work for MSMEs, 22 July 2020, Manila, Philippines

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    Blog

    Include indigenous people in COVID-19 response

    20 July 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impact on an already marginalized population in Nepal.

  3. Statement

    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”.

  4. Statement

    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.

  5. Responsible Supply Chains and COVID-19

    Opening address at the Responsible and Sustainable Enterprises in times of COVID-19 Webinar

    29 June 2020

    By Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Responsible and Sustainable Enterprises in times of COVID-19 Webinar, 6 June 2020, Makati City, Philippines

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    Blog

    ‘Business as unusual’: How COVID-19 brought forward the future of work

    22 June 2020

    Millions of people around the world have been working remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic. Could this ‘business as unusual’ be the future of work?

  7. Statement

    Rebooting Fundamentals- Keeping employees at the heart of the transformation

    19 June 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter was a key speaker at the 3rd Edition of the Economic Times Virtual Conference on ‘Workforce of the Future Summit’.

  8. Statement

    Prioritize safety to ensure safe return of workers

    18 June 2020

    Inaugural speech of Mr Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO DWT South Asia and India, at webinar on COVID Preventive Measures in Natural Stone Industry.

  9. © A. Mirza / ILO 2020

    Blog

    COVID-19 shows why domestic workers need same rights and protection as others

    16 June 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the livelihoods of domestic workers.

  10. Statement

    Evidence-based and inclusive policy responses is the need of the hour

    08 June 2020

    Opening remarks by Ms Walter Dagmar, Director, ILO DWT South Asia and India at the webinar on ‘Implications of the Covid-19 Crisis for Labour and Employment in India: Impact, Strategies and Perspectives’.