Joint interagency statement
29 September 2015
In a joint statement United Nations entities* call on States to act urgently to end violence and discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) adults, adolescents and children.
UN Summit for the Adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda
Fostering sustainable economic growth and transformation and promoting sustainable consumption and production
26 September 2015
Remarks by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the UN Summit for the Adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda (New York, 25-27 September 2015)
Institute of International and European Affairs
23 September 2015
Remarks by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the Institute of International and European Affairs.
12 September 2015
"There is a lot of room for scaling up South-South cooperation and for strengthening interregional cooperation in the global South. Workers and employers and their organizations along with governments all have a role to play in encouraging this expansion," said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder on the occasion of United Nations Day for South-South Cooperation.
Summit of G20 Finance and Labour and Employment Ministers
Remarks by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder for Opening Session of Joint Meeting of G20 Finance and Labour Ministers
04 September 2015
Summit of G20 Labour and Employment Ministers
04 September 2015
Speech by ILO Director-General Guy Ryder for the opening session of the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting held in Ankara, 3 September 2015, introducing joint ILO/OECD/WB paper on G20 Labour Markets in 2015.
25 August 2015
International Youth Day
12 August 2015
On International Youth Day, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder calls on actors in the world of work to foster the inclusion of young people.
International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples
09 August 2015
"A better and just future for indigenous peoples demands new and innovative approaches that enhance the visibility of indigenous peoples and pay attention to their concerns, needs and aspirations," said ILO Director-General underlying the role of decent work in ensuring indigenous people's health and well-being.
World Breastfeeding Week
31 July 2015
"Ensuring adequate maternity protection and time and space for breastfeeding at work is not only the right thing to do, it also makes economic sense," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.