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Statements and speeches

November 2014

  1. L20 Summit - Session VI

    A G20 strategy for reducing unemployment and income inequality

    14 November 2014

    Remarks by Sandra Polaski Deputy Director-General for Policy, ILO

  2. Statement

    New initiative to improve labour rights in Myanmar

    14 November 2014

    Joint statement of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the United States of America, Japan, Denmark and the International Labour Organization (ILO)

October 2014

  1. © Z. H. Chowdhury / NurPhoto 2014

    International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

    Leave no one behind: Working to end poverty

    17 October 2014

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, on the occasion of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.

  2. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    The decent work foundation for shared prosperity

    11 October 2014

    ILO statement delivered to the World Bank Group and IMF Development Committee - Autumn meeting in Washington

  3. Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Reversing the slide into a low growth trap

    11 October 2014

    ILO Statement to the International Monetary and Financial Committee.

  4. © R.Raveendran/E.Wole / AFP 2014

    Nobel Peace Prize

    Guy Ryder: "This year’s Nobel Peace Prize is a landmark moment in the fight against child labour"

    10 October 2014

    The International Labour Organization salutes the winners of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, Pakistani child education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.

  5. International Summit of Cooperatives, Quebec City

    ILO: "Cooperatives can and must play a significant role as value driven enterprises expanding into new and innovative areas"

    07 October 2014

    Keynote address by Sandra Polaski, ILO Deputy Director General for Policy, at the International Summit of Cooperatives Session on Cooperatives and Employment.

  6. © UN Photo/Martine Perret 2014

    World Teachers’ Day

    "Investing in teachers means investing in the future"

    05 October 2014

    Joint message (ILO, UNESCO, UNICEF, UNDP, Education International) for the World Teachers’ Day. 5 October 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of World Teachers’ Day, which commemorates the adoption of the ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the status of teachers in 1966.

September 2014

  1. Statement

    Welcome Remarks on behalf of Sandra Polaski, ILO Deputy Director-General for Policy, delivered by Alette Van Leur, Director, Sectoral Activities Department, ILO

    30 September 2014

    At the occassion of the ILO-OECD Roundtable on Responsible Supply Chains in the Textile and Garment Sector, 29-30 September 2014

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