Statements and Speeches

2021

  1. Tongan Minister of Trade and Economic Development Q&A feature for the Sept/Oct 2021 edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    18 October 2021

    Hon. Tatafu Toma Moeaki

  2. Opening remarks for the Solomon Islands National Employment Policy Development Seminar

    14 September 2021

    Director ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries, Mr. Matin Karimli

  3. IFAD statement for the August edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    31 August 2021

    IFAD Country Director, Pacific Island States, Tawfiq El-Zabri

  4. ILO statement for the July edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    22 July 2021

    Director ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries, Mr. Matin Karimli

  5. UNESCO statement for the May - June edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    31 May 2021

    Director of the Office and UNESCO Representative to the Pacific States

2020

  1. ILO's statement at the IUCN launch of the Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions

    27 July 2020

2019

  1. Jobs and skills for post-conflict reintegration and inclusive development

    19 November 2019

  2. Closing speech by the Chief of the Development and Investment Branch, ILO Geneva

    10 September 2019

    Theme: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".

  3. Opening remarks by ILO Regional Director for Africa

    10 September 2019

    Theme: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".

  4. Ministerial Declaration

    10 September 2019

    Theme: "Towards sustainable and inclusive local development: local resource-based approaches and decent job creation".

2018

  1. Welcome Remarks by ILO Employment Policy Director Sangheon Lee during the presentation of the working paper on Rethinking Labour: Ethical Perspective on the Future of Work

    07 November 2018

  2. ILO Statement at the TICAD Ministerial Meeting

    29 October 2018

  3. Remarks by ILO Employment Policy Director Sangheon Lee during the presentation of the World Economic Forum report “Towards a reskilling revolution: A future of jobs for all”

    08 September 2018

  4. Opening Remarks, Sangheon Lee, ILO/Director of Employment Policy, UNCTAD 8th Global Commodities Forum, Building Skills for Sustainable development, 23-24 April 2018, Geneva

    23 April 2018

2017

  1. ILO's closing remarks

    19 December 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  2. Keynote Speech by Director of ILO Country Office, Addis Ababa

    19 December 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  3. Opening remark by ILO Regional Director for Africa

    19 December 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  4. European Pillar of Social Rights central to an equitable future of work

    17 November 2017

    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, says the Pillar provides a framework for building a world of work that is fair and inclusive, during his speech to the Social Summit for Fair jobs and Growth in Gothenburg, Sweden.

  5. Participants Statement from the 17th Regional Labour-based Seminar

    15 November 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"

  6. Ministerial Declaration from the 17th Regional Labour-based Seminar

    15 November 2017

    Theme: "Delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): The Employment–intensive Investment Approach"