Statements and speeches


  1. Statement

    Innovation is the key to manage challenges of the future

    15 February 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director DWT for South Asia and India, provided a keynote lecture at VIASHVIK 2020, an annual event of the MA Globalization and Labour course at Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai.

  2. Future of Work

    Viet Nam’s openness to trade changes national job distribution, types and quality

    11 February 2020

    An interview with ILO Viet Nam Labour Economist, Valentina Barcucci

  3. Statement

    Thank you India for the partnership in promoting peace

    22 January 2020

    Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT South Asia and India, paid vote of thanks at the ILO Centenary Celebrations organized by the Ministry of Labour and Employment.

  4. Statement

    India and the ILO will together conquer challenges of future

    22 January 2020

    Mr Moussa Oyumarou, Deputy Director General of the ILO, represented as a special guest at the ILO Centenary Celebrations organized by Ministry of Labour and Employment of Government of India


  1. Interview

    A modus operandi for bringing accountability in workplace safety

    30 December 2019

  2. Interview

    Labour shortage, automation and workers’ organizations – Challenges or opportunities?

    27 December 2019

    Dr Chang-Hee Lee, ILO Viet Nam Director, explains how these new factors have an impact on workplace management.

  3. Statement

    Lets renew commitments to improve OSH for all workers in India

    23 December 2019

    Mr Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO DWT South Asia and India, appealed at the Workshop on National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Profile organized by DGFASLI and MoLE.

  4. Statement

    Skilling is the answer to challenges of future

    10 December 2019

    Special address by Ms. Walter Dagmar, Director, DWT South Asia and India at CII’s National Conference on Skill Development and Livelihood – Skills4Jobs: Driving Convergence.

  5. Statement

    Social Dialogue offers voice to everyone

    09 December 2019

    Inaugural address by Mr Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, DWT South Asia and India at National Tripartite Social Dialogue Workshop in Mumbai organized jointly by the ILO and V V Giri National Labour Institute.

  6. Workers and Sustainable Development

    Message at the Trade Unions and Sustainable Development Goals: A South-South Learning Exchange and Training Workshop

    02 December 2019

    Delivered on behalf of the United Nations Resident Coordinator in the Philippines by Khalid Hassan, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines, 2 December 2019, Makati City, Philippines