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Statements and speeches

August 2014

  1. Climate change

    ILO and UNFCCC to increase collaboration ahead of UN climate summit

    27 August 2014

    Joint statement by Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

  2. © Pascal Pavani / AFP 2014

    International Youth Day 2014

    Ryder: "The mental health of young people matters to us all"

    12 August 2014

  3. © UN Photo/Kibae Park 2014

    International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

    Bridging the gap: Implementing the rights of indigenous peoples

    08 August 2014

    Message by United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

July 2014

  1. World Day against Trafficking in Persons

    Guy Ryder: "Trafficking in human beings is not a thing of the past"

    30 July 2014

  2. © Gwenn Dubourthoumieu / AFP 2014
  3. © Yasuyoshi Chiba / AFP 2014

June 2014

  1. © ILO 2014

    Youth employment

    Welcome remarks by ILO's Director-General on the occasion of the visit of the UN Secretary-General, Mr Ban Ki-moon

    18 June 2014

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon participated in an interactive dialogue on youth employment during his visit to ILO headquarters in Geneva. The session focused on the importance of investing in quality jobs for youth, particularly those living in developing countries.

  2. 103rd International Labour Conference

    'Why employment matters: Reviving growth and reducing inequality' - Statement by Pr. Deepak Nayyar

    09 June 2014

    Statement by Dr.Deepak Nayyar, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, at the World of Work Summit held by the ILO during the 103rd International labour Conference.

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