Statements and speeches

2022

  1. Statement

    The Director-General of the ILO reacts to the arrest of striking workers in Phnom Penh in a letter to the Prime Minister of Cambodia

    07 January 2022

2021

  1. Interview

    Vocational Teachers Training Institute to ensure quality teaching and learning system in Bangladesh

    28 December 2021

    Engr. Md. Zinder Ali, Principal, VTTI talks about how VTTI is transforming itself as a centre for skills excellence to ensure the quality of technical education in Bangladesh with the support from ILO's EU Funded Skills 21 project.

  2. Opinion editorial

    Migrant fishers prone to modern slavery

    20 December 2021

    An opinion editorial by Tauvik Muhamad, program manager for ILO's skills development and Muhammad Nour, ILO's programme coordinator for Accelerator Lab 8.7, in conjunction with the commemoration of the International Migrants Day. The opinion article was published by the Jakarta Post on 20 December.

  3. Statement

    Message of support at the 3rd Stakeholders’ Consultation on the Reintegration Strategic Framework, National Action Plan, and the OFW Reintegration Advisor and Referral Pathways

    14 December 2021

    By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardaña, Senior Programme Officer on behalf of Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 3rd Stakeholders’ Consultation on the Reintegration Strategic Framework, National Action Plan, and the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) Reintegration Advisor and Referral Pathways, 14 December 2021, Manila, Philippines

  4. Statement

    The four tenets of ILO's global call to action are necessary for a human-centred recovery in India that is “fully inclusive, sustainable and resilient”

    10 December 2021

    Inaugural speech by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, DWT South Asia and Country Office for India, at the "Tripartite national dialogue on global call to action for a human-centred recovery from COVID-19 crisis in the context of India".

  5. Statement

    Opening address at the Virtual launch of the ILO-CHR Module on Labour and Human Rights and International Labour Standards

    07 December 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Virtual launch of the ILO-CHR Module on Labour and Human Rights and International Labour Standards, 7 December 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  6. Statement

    Opening address at the Inception Workshop: Baseline Study and Sectoral Assessment of Working Conditions in the Rural Sectors

    03 December 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Inception Workshop: Baseline Study and Sectoral Assessment of Working Conditions in the Rural Sectors, 3 December 2021, Manila, Philippines

  7. Statement

    Opening address at the presentation of the completed research on the Assessment of the Minimum Wage Policy Implementation

    03 December 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the presentation of the completed research on the Assessment of the Minimum Wage Policy Implementation, 3 December 2021, Manila, Philippines

  8. Statement

    Opening address at the virtual forum on ILO Convention No. 188 on the Work in Fishing Convention

    29 November 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the virtual forum on ILO Convention No. 188 on the Work in Fishing Convention, 29 November 2021, Manila, Philippines

  9. Statement

    ILO supports setting up a Pakistan Business Task Force for building capacity of the country’s employers to be effectively engaged in the UN Sustainable Development Cooperative Framework (UNSDCF) process

    24 November 2021

    Inauguration address by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, DWT South Asia and India Country Office at the Asia-Pacific Knowledge Sharing Workshop: Case Studies - Pakistan, on behalf of ILO Regional Director Chihoko Asada.