Statements and speeches

2022

  1. Statement

    Message on the partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry Philippine Trade Training Center (DTI-PTTC)

    22 February 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines on the partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry Philippine Trade Training Center (DTI-PTTC), 22 February 2022, Manila, Philippines

  2. Statement

    Message at the Sectoral consultation with workers and employers for the development of the regional child labour action plan

    18 February 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the at the Sectoral consultation with workers and employers for the development of the regional child labour action plan, 18 February 2022, Cotabato, Philippines

  3. Statement

    Safe workplace is important for workers vis a vis productivity increase and business sustainability

    18 February 2022

    Opening remarks by Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO-DWT/CO-New Delhi, at the meeting of the project, “Safety + Health for All Plantation Workers in South Asia - India Component” with the small growers' organizations/ associations.

  4. Manila, Philippines

    Opening address at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in agriculture

    15 February 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in agriculture, 15 February 2022, Manila, Philippines

  5. Statement

    South Asian countries affirm need for a regional Qualifications Reference Framework for enabling the movement of skilled workers across borders

    15 February 2022

    Opening address by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi at the First Technical Meeting - South Asia Qualifications Reference Framework.

  6. Statement

    Message at the launch of the Women Entrepreneurs Peer Programme

    09 February 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the Women Entrepreneurs Peer Programme of the ILO, Great Women and J.P. Morgan, 9 February 2022, Manila, Philippines

  7. Statement

    Local economic development is integral for building sustainable and competitive enterprises in India

    28 January 2022

    Opening address by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi at the inter-country policy dialogue for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha under the Promoting Sustainable Enterprises in India (PSEI) project.

  8. Statement

    Climate disasters and COVID-19 increase job losses for migrant workers in selected South Asian countries, requiring migrant communities to be safeguarded against both

    25 January 2022

    Inaugural speech by Ms Dagmar Walter, Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi at the launch of the report "Impact of COVID-19 on nexus between climate change and labour migration in selected South Asian countries: An exploratory study".

  9. 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.