Statement and speeches

2018

  1. India Wage Report

    Effective wage policies can tackle inequality, poverty and achieve the 2030 Agenda

    20 August 2018

    ILO India, Director, Dagmar Walter speaks at the launch of the India Wage Report.

  2. © Monty Rakusen/Cultura Creative 2018

    International Youth Day 2018

    Creating safe spaces for youth in the world of work

    10 August 2018

    "Join us on International Youth Day in committing to step up actions to promote safe spaces for young people that enhance their opportunities to secure decent work," says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.

  3. BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

    Make social dialogue work

    02 August 2018

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praises the commitment to social dialogue and tripartism made by BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - in a speech at the group’s Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting in South Africa.

  4. Promoting climate resilience through decent work

    Statement by ILO Regional Director Tomoko Nishimoto for the signing of the ILO-SREP partnership

    26 July 2018

    Statement delivered on the occasion of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the ILO and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). The partnership was signed in the margin of the Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference II – 2018 held in Suva, Fii from the 26th to 27th July 2018.

  5. Enterprise formalization

    Opening address at the South-South Expert Knowledge Sharing Forum on Policy Innovations and Lessons Learned on Enterprise Formalization

    16 July 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the South-South Expert Knowledge Sharing Forum on Policy Innovations and Lessons Learned on Enterprise Formalization, Manila, Philippines, 16 July 2018

  6. Informal economy

    Opening address at the ITCILO Workshop on “Transition from informal to formal economy: Awareness raising on R204 towards designing an integrated policy framework in the Philippines”

    11 July 2018

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ITCILO Workshop on “Transition from informal to formal economy: Awareness raising on R204 towards designing an integrated policy framework in the Philippines”, Manila, Philippines, 11 July 2018

  7. Labour rights

    Opening address at the “Empowering Workers for Labour Rights Compliance by All: Paralegal Training on Labour Rights and Labour Laws, Case Build-up, Documentation and Monitoring”

    06 July 2018

    By Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines, at the “Empowering Workers for Labour Rights Compliance by All: Paralegal Training on Labour Rights and Labour Laws, Case Build-up, Documentation and Monitoring”, 6 to 8 July 2018, Davao City, Philippines

  8. Labour and human rights

    Opening address at the Writeshop on Freedom of Association for the Commission on Human Rights

    28 June 2018

    By Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines, at the Writeshop on Freedom of Association for the Commission on Human Rights, 28 June 2018, Quezon City, Philippines

  9. Labour Standards and Trade

    Message at the Labour Standards and Trade Forum of the ILO, European Union, European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and the EU-Philippines Business Network

    05 June 2018

    By Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines, at the Labour Standards and Trade Forum of the ILO, European Union, European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines and the EU-Philippines Business Network, 5 June 2018, Makati, Philippines

  10. © Anne-Mette Jensen 2018

    World Environment Day

    ILO Director-General: Keep our planet safe, clean and fit for work

    05 June 2018

    The ILO joins the international community in marking World Environment Day, placing the spotlight this year on how we can beat plastic pollution.