19 December 2019
Paris Joint Statement of the French Minister of Labour, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), and the Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
20 September 2019
Speaking in Norway, Director-General Guy Ryder has praised the strength of the ideas, convictions and values that the Nordic countries demonstrated, and their positive impact on the work of the ILO.
17 September 2019
Core ILO principles such as labour standards and tripartite social dialogue are increasingly recognized as part of the solution to current issues disrupting the world of work, including growing inequality, threats to social justice, and loss of trust in institutions and leaders, the ILO’s Director-General has told a conference in Dublin. The meeting was convened to mark the ILO’s Centenary and reflect on the legacy of the Declaration of Philadelphia.
05 July 2019
The 2019 International Day of Cooperatives will be celebrated on Saturday 6 July. This year, in commemoration of the ILO’s centenary, the theme is "cooperatives for decent work" which is closely linked to SDG8. On this occasion ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has issued a video message.
01 July 2019
“The Convention’s message is clear: Violence exists in the world of work, and cannot be tolerated,” says Numan Özcan, Director of ILO Office for Turkey.
07 June 2019
31 May 2019
Speaking in the presence of the President of Italy at an event in Rome to mark the Centenary of the International Labour Organization, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, outlined the challenges facing the world of work and the need to work together for a future we want.
23 May 2019
In an address to Turkey’s Labour Assembly, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder spoke of the shared history between the ILO and modern Turkey.
21 May 2019
"We need to address the causes of the rise in populism and ethno-nationalism," said ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, at a meeting in Vienna of the European Trade Union Confederation Congress.
25 April 2019
Speaking at a High-level International Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, on digitalization, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, stressed the need to take control of our future of work.