International Youth Day 2018
10 August 2018
"Join us on International Youth Day in committing to step up actions to promote safe spaces for young people that enhance their opportunities to secure decent work," says ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder.
BRICS Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting
02 August 2018
ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, praises the commitment to social dialogue and tripartism made by BRICS nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - in a speech at the group’s Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting in South Africa.
06 July 2018
ILO Viet Nam Director, Chang-Hee Lee, made the speech at the celebration of the International Day of Cooperatives in Hanoi on 7 July 2018.
04 July 2018
In a speech at the International Conference on Innovations in Apprenticeships, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, outlines how new types of apprenticeships are needed to tackle the youth skills gap.
Palais Wilson, Geneva
26 June 2018
ILO Director-General shares his vision at the inaugural meeting of the Advisory Council of the Centre for Sport and Human Rights.
World Congress of the UNI Global Union, Liverpool
19 June 2018
In a speech to the World Congress of the UNI Global Union in Liverpool, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder says we need a future of work with labour rights, inclusion, social justice, decent work, sustainability and democracy.
World Day against Child Labour
12 June 2018
“Children are more vulnerable to risk than adults. Urgent action is needed to ensure no child under the age of 18 is in hazardous child labour,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of World Day against Child Labour.
World Environment Day
05 June 2018
The ILO joins the international community in marking World Environment Day, placing the spotlight this year on how we can beat plastic pollution.
International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
17 May 2018
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls for an end to discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity, saying it is “a factor leading to violence and harassment in the world of work."
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
27 April 2018
In a statement to mark ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’, ILO Director General Guy Ryder calls for action to make workplaces safe for young workers.