ILO Director-General

  1. Guy Ryder was elected Director-General by the ILO's Governing Body in May 2012 and was re-elected for another five-year term in 2017. In March 2022, the ILO Governing Body elected Gilbert F. Houngbo as the Organization’s 11th Director-General. He will take office in October this year.

Statements and speeches

  1. 48th Arab Labour Conference

    ILO Director-General’s address to the Arab Labour Conference 2022

    18 September 2022

  2. BRICS 8th Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    ILO Director-General’s remarks to the BRICS Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    14 July 2022