Statements and speeches

May 2015

  1. © Armend NIMANI / AFP 2015

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender rights

    LGBT workers entitled to equal rights and benefits at the workplace

    17 May 2015

    Statement by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia.

  2. Statement

    ILO welcomes the reactivation of social dialogue in Greece

    15 May 2015

  3. © Ted Aljibe / AFP 2015

    Philippines factory fire

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder expresses great sadness over Philippines shoe factory deaths, calls for stronger health and safety measures

    14 May 2015

  4. © Russell Watkins / DFID 2015

    Natural disaster

    ILO Director-General reaffirms support to Nepal reconstruction following second earthquake

    13 May 2015

April 2015

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2015

    ILO Director-General: Building a culture of prevention on occupational safety and health

    28 April 2015

  2. © Mahmud Turkia / AFP 2015

    Statement

    ILO Director-General calls for rights-based, migrant-centred and durable solutions to help migrants crossing into Europe

    23 April 2015

  3. Statement

    Remembering Rana Plaza: The road ahead

    22 April 2015

    Remarks by ILO Deputy Director General for Policy, Sandra Polaski, at a multi-stakeholder event at the European Parliament in Brussels on 22 April 2015.

  4. Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    The role of decent work in the post-2015 agenda for sustainable development and an end to poverty

    18 April 2015

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, to the World Bank-IMF Development Committee.

  5. Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF

    Time to reinvigorate strategies for sustainable growth and development

    18 April 2015

    Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee.

  6. Statement

    ILO Director General statement to the Ghana Job Summit

    14 April 2015