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. World Social Protection Report 2020-22

    High-Level Panel on Social Protection: ILO Director-General’s opening remarks

    02 September 2021

  2. BRICS 7th Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    ILO head: 'Address inequalities to prevent long term scarring'

    15 July 2021

News and press releases

  1. BRICS Ministers of Labour and Employment Endorsement

    ILO welcomes BRICS Ministers' support for human-centred recovery from COVID-19

    15 July 2021

  2. © G20 2021

    G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting

    G20 ministers recommit to human-centred roadmap out of crisis

    23 June 2021