Lecture by Guy Ryder

2013 Edward Phelan Lecture: “Lessons from the Irish internationalist who organized social justice”

Lecture by Guy Ryder on Mr Edward Phelan at the invitation of the National University of Ireland. Guy Ryder described the life and work of Edward Phelan, who was not only the fourth Director of the ILO in 1941, and Director General under its new constitution in 1946, but also the innovator of the ILO 'tripartite' formula. (Watch the video of the lecture or download the written statement in PDF)

Statement | Dublin | 14 February 2013