19 February 2019
In a statement marking World Day of Social Justice, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says decent work is key to achieving sustainable development and social justice, itself a foundation of lasting peace.
Seventh World Government Summit
11 February 2019
In a speech to the seventh World Government Summit, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder stressed the need for people to design the future of work they want. He identified three areas for investment: people and their capabilities; institutions; and jobs of the future, and said that the private sector’s productive capacities, resources and potential needed to be harnessed for the future of work agenda.
28 January 2019
ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, has issued a statement following the collapse of a dam in the town of Brumadinho, Brazil. Around 300 people are missing, with the chances of finding survivors reported to be very low.
22 January 2019
In a speech to open a year of Centenary celebrations, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, described the organization as a locomotive of social progress and a harbinger of peace. He also outlined the challenges ahead.
PAGE Ministerial Conference
10 January 2019
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder outlined three key climate change challenges and put forward a number of proposals, in an address to the Ministerial Conference of the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), in South Africa.
LO-Norway Conference for ILO100
08 January 2019
In a speech to the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions (LO), ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, stresses the importance of international cooperation to meeting the multiple challenges of the future of work.
11 December 2018
ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, stressed the ILO’s support for the Global Compact on Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration, in a speech at the Intergovernmental Conference in Marrakech, Morocco.
ITUC 4th World Congress
03 December 2018
In a speech to the 4th World Congress of the International Trade Union Confederation in Copenhagen, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, stresses the importance of the international trade union movement for a future of work that benefits all.
G20 Leaders’ Summit
01 December 2018
Job opportunity and economic growth can happen without costing the planet, said ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, at a G20 discussion on “Embracing the Opportunities (Infrastructure; Energy transitions; A sustainable food future)”.
G20 Leaders’ Summit
30 November 2018
ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, outlined critical future of work issues in a session at the G20 Leaders’ Summit on “Putting People First - Discussion Topics: Global economy; the future of work; women’s empowerment.”