Statements and speeches

2023

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    Social security

    A step for Cambodia towards universal health care

    08 December 2023

    A new social security scheme extending benefits to the self-employed and dependents is an important step towards universal health care in Cambodia explains Oktavianto Pasaribu, Officer-in-Charge/Deputy Director ILO Country Office for Thailand, Cambodia and Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

  2. Statement

    Opening address at the launch of the Safety and Health at Sea boardgame

    21 November 2023

    By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardaña, Senior Programme Officer, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the Safety and Health at Sea boardgame, 21 November 2023, Manila, Philippines

  3. Statement

    Message of support at the National tripartite conference and launch of the Labor and Employment Plan 2023-28

    16 November 2023

    By Mr Hideki Kagohashi, Officer-in-Charge and Enterprise Development Specialist, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the National tripartite conference and launch of the Labor and Employment Plan 2023-28, 16 November 2023, Manila, Philippines

  4. Statement

    The world of work needs to combat various forms of prejudice to be truly inclusive

    20 October 2023

    Special keynote at the India Diversity Job Fair by Satoshi Sasaki, OIC/Deputy Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi

  5. Statement

    Safe and orderly labour migration helps advance sustainable development and minimize risks to migrants

    20 October 2023

    Welcome remarks at the Launch of the India-EU Cooperation and Dialogue on Migration and Mobility – Phase II by Satoshi Sasaki, OIC/Deputy Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi

  6. Statement

    Trade unions are essential in ensuring we 'leave no one behind' in the informal economy

    28 September 2023

    Opening remarks at the South Asia Trade Union Regional Seminar by Satoshi Sasaki, OIC/Deputy Director, ILO DWT for South Asia and Country Office for India.

  7. Statement

    80% of persons with disabilities are of working age, who require skills and inclusion to gain decent work opportunities

    19 September 2023

    Special address at the Zero Project India Conference and CII-IBDN Conference on "Global Networks and Innovations Making Inclusive Employment a Reality in India" by Satoshi Sasaki, OIC and Deputy Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi

  8. Statement

    Ethical supply chains are those which uphold fundamental principles and rights at work

    13 September 2023

    Special address at the Employee Excellence 2023 by Satoshi Sasaki, OIC and Deputy Director, ILO/DWT-CO New Delhi

  9. Labour Agenda

    Message at the Engendering the labour agenda workshop

    09 September 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Engendering the labour agenda workshop, 9 September 2023, Quezon City, Philippines

  10. Technical and vocational education and training and skills development

    Skills: My passport to a better future

    06 September 2023

    The ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity Programme helps partners implement pilots on inclusive, area-based and industry-led lifelong learning models in the Philippines.