ILO's Director-General: In the media

July 2017

  1. BBC World News

    The future of work can be a force for positive change

    18 July 2017

    How are we going to use technology to produce the future of work that we want, asks ILO Director-General Guy Ryder. The notion that technology will decide has to give way to the idea that this is a policy debate and our future is in our hands.

January 2017

  1. BBC

    WESO Trends 2017: ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on BBC World News

    12 January 2017

September 2016

  1. BBC World Business Report

    Refugee crisis and access to labour markets must be a shared responsibility, says ILO

    20 September 2016

    It is not possible to expect those developing countries - which by the accident of geographical proximity are bearing at the moment most of the responsibility - to deal with the refugee crisis on their own, said ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder to the BBC. The UN General Assembly hosted a high-level summit on September 19 to address large movements of refugees and migrants, with the aim of bringing countries together behind a more humane and coordinated approach.

July 2016

  1. CCTV

    ILO's Ryder on China job market prospects

    23 July 2016

  2. DD News

    “High levels of informality” - a major challenge for India, says ILO Chief

    08 July 2016

    India needs to transform its strong economic performance into more quality jobs and better working conditions, according to ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder. He was speaking to Indian broadcaster DD News during a visit to Delhi where he spoke at a conference on the Future of Work.

February 2016

  1. © AFP 2017

    Voice of America

    ILO Fights Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

    02 February 2016

    At the launch of the UN's Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says that the world is facing a "global employment crisis," which is disproportionately affecting young men and women.

  2. UN Radio

    New youth jobs initiative to make difference "on the ground"

    01 February 2016

    Agencies from across the United Nations system have joined together through the 'Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth' to address the nearly 74 million unemployed youth around the world. UN Radio spoke to ILO Director-General Guy Ryder and asked him how the plan differs from previous initiatives.

  3. CNN's "Quest Means Business"

    Guy Ryder talks youth unemployment with Richard Quest

    01 February 2016

    40% of young people around the world don't work or work but are still stuck in poverty. Guy Ryder, the Director-General of the ILO, says growing economies remains the key to tackling youth unemployment.

January 2016

  1. © Fethi Belaid / Getty Images 2017

    Huffington post

    3 Ways We Can Tackle Youth Employment

    19 January 2016

July 2015

  1. CNBC Europe

    Creditors need to focus on growth in Greece, says ILO Head

    03 July 2015

    Creditors need to focus on growth in Greece, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, told CNBC Europe. He added that there needs to be a proper conversation with the private sector, which is fundamental to the future of the country.