Statements and speeches

2022

  1. Social security

    Mongolia’s pensions challenge calls for careful reform not radical change

    15 September 2022

    In common with many countries around the world, Mongolia needs to make difficult decisions regarding its pension scheme. Nuno Meira Simoes da Cunha, the International Labour Organization’s Senior Technical Specialist on Social Protection explains why reforming the current system would be a better approach rather than making radical changes.

  2. Statement

    Message at the launch of the ILO-Great Women-J.P. Morgan Women Entrepreneurs Peer Programme

    29 August 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the ILO-Great Women-J.P. Morgan Women Entrepreneurs Peer Programme, 29 August 2022, Manila, Philippines

  3. Statement

    Message at the DTI-ILO Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony of the Bringing Back Jobs Safely Project

    26 August 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the DTI-ILO Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony of the Bringing Back Jobs Safely Project, 26 August 2022, Manila, Philippines

  4. Statement

    Message at the partnership signing of the Migrant Resource Centre in Quezon City

    22 August 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ceremonial signing on the partnership on strengthening and institutionalizing a gender-responsive Migrant Resource Centre (MRC), help desks and services for migrant workers in Quezon City, 22 August 2022, Quezon City, Philippines

  5. Statement

    Cooperatives are the backbone of the social and solidarity economy (SSE) in Asia-Pacific, creating avenues for informal workers and promoting decent work

    09 August 2022

    Keynote Address by Mr Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi at an event on the ILO Recommendation 193 and the Social and Solidarity Economy - Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region

  6. Forced labour

    Launch of guide “Addressing, preventing and eliminating forced labour in the rubber industry in Malaysia: A practical guide for Malaysian employers in the rubber industry”

    08 August 2022

    By Panudda Boonpala, Deputy Regional Director, ILO Regional Office for Asia and Pacific at the Launching Ceremony: A Practical Guide on Forced Labour for Malaysian Rubber Industry on 8 August 2022, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  7. Statement

    Keynote message at the 2022 Pride Summit on the role of the business sector in building inclusive, safe, progressive and democratic spaces and industries for LGBTQIA+ workers

    05 August 2022

    By Mr Bryan Balco, Project Manager of the ILO EU Trade for Decent Work, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 2022 Pride Summit on the role of the business sector in building inclusive, safe, progressive and democratic spaces and industries for LGBTQIA+ Workers, 5 August 2022, Paranaque City, Philippines

  8. Statement

    Opening address at the Monitoring, evaluation and learning workshop for workers’ organizations

    02 August 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Monitoring, evaluation and learning workshop for workers’ organizations, 2 August 2022, Manila, Philippines

  9. Statement

    Message at the launch of the ILO - Women Biz trade fair

    29 July 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the ILO-Women Biz trade fair, 29 July 2022, Manila, Philippines

  10. Statement

    Message at the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MOLE) Strategic Planning

    19 July 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MOLE) Strategic Planning, 19 July 2022, Cotabato City, Philippines