ILO Centenary : 1919 – 2019

Celebratory event for the ILO Centenary on 28 mai 2019

Programme

SECTION OF FORMER OFFICIALS OF THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR OFFICE

Celebration: 15h00-17h00

WELCOMING – VIDEO No. 1    “Vers le Centenaire”

Welcoming words/introduction: François Kientzler, Executive Secretary, Section of Former Officials

The Director-General, Guy Ryder

Chair, Sally Christine Cornwell: Short announcements

Ivan Elsmark: Announcements on Message

SELECTION OF VIDEOS FROM THE PAST 

VIDEO No. 2: The First Years

VIDEO No. 3: Some decisive moments in ILO history

VIDEO No. 4: Highlights at ILO

ILO ACTION IN THE REGIONS                        

  • Africa

Dan Cunniah:  The impact of ILO interventions in Africa

  • Europe

VIDEO No. 5: Lech Walesa

François Trémeaud: La reconnaissance de Solidarnosc: le rôle décisif joué par le BIT et son Directeur général, M. Francis Blanchard

(Bref témoignage de François Trémeaud, à l’époque Directeur du Cabinet)

  • Americas

VIDEO No. 6: Haiti

Alejandro Bonilla Garcia:  The ILO tripartite response to natural disasters: The case of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti

  • Asia/Pacific

VIDEO No. 7: Special contribution from retirees in Asia

Barbara Murray:  Business and Disability Networks – Seeds of change sown in ILO Asia now bearing fruit globally

SPECIAL EXHIBITS

Remo Becci: Exhibit of commemorative ILO stamps

François Kientzler: Cercle d’Arts BIT

TURNING TO THE FUTURE

VIDEO No. 8:  Launch of the Report by the Global Commission on the Future of Work: Work for a brighter future

VIDEO No. 9:  ILO Centenary Events around the world Global Tour April 11, 2019 28 May event participants join the world wide video

CLOSING AND VOTE OF THANKS

INVITATION TO JOIN THE RECEPTION

Video No. 10:  A Celebration! 

Reception: 17h-19h

Espace Gobelins at the invitation of the Section of Former Officials of the ILO

 

SPECIAL THANKS To:  The Director-General, Guy Ryder.

To: François Kientzler, Ivan Elsmark, Cherry Thompson-Senior, Marianne Stampfli, Evelyne Verdu and the entire Bureau of the Former ILO Officials Section of the ILO Staff Union.

To: Our colleagues in ILO: Antoinette Juvet-Mir (Protocol), Remo Becci (Archives) DCOMM and particularly Alexander Belopopsky.

To: The speakers: Alejandro Bonilla, Dan Cunniah, Barbara Murray and François Trémeaud and the Chair, Sally Christine Cornwell.

To: Our colleagues in Asia/Pacific: Khun Mukda Sunkool (retiree), the Regional Director, Tomoko Nishimoto and Khun Panudda Boonpala (Deputy Regional Director).