ILO Director-General

  1. Guy Ryder was elected the tenth ILO Director-General by the ILO's Governing Body in May 2012 and took office in October that same year. In 2016, he was re-elected for another five-year term which started on 1 October 2017.

Statements and speeches

  1. © Cory Hancock / IMF Photo 2021

    Sixth annual “1+6” Roundtable Dialogue

    Social and labour policies crucial for China’s move to high-income status

    06 December 2021

  2. G20 Leaders' Summit

    Sustainable development goals set back further by COVID-19 crisis

    31 October 2021

News and press releases

  1. © Mark Chaves / Unsplash 2021

    Annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group

    The world needs a global accelerator for jobs and social protection

    14 October 2021

  2. ILO InfoStory

    An ILO roadmap for a human-centred recovery from COVID-19

    06 October 2021