Global Youth Employment Forum
01 August 2019
In a speech at the opening of the ILO Global Youth Employment Forum in Abuja, Nigeria, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, said much more needs to be done to improve the employment prospects of young people.
8th World Congress of Education International
23 July 2019
In a speech to the 8th World Congress of Education International in Bangkok, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder highlights the critical role of trade unions and teachers in shaping a just, human-centred future of work.
École Nationale d'Administration
08 July 2019
The ILO needs to stand as a bulwark against the ‘new brutalism’ in the world, said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a speech on the future of work to the École nationale d’administration in Strasbourg.
International Day of Cooperatives
05 July 2019
The 2019 International Day of Cooperatives will be celebrated on Saturday 6 July. This year, in commemoration of the ILO’s centenary, the theme is "cooperatives for decent work" which is closely linked to SDG8. On this occasion ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has issued a video message.
G20 Osaka Leaders’ Summit
29 June 2019
In a speech at the G20 leaders’ summit in Tokyo, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, pointed to the need to tackle inequality amongst the world’s workers.
Opening Speech by the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder at the ILO-ICA Joint Conference on Cooperatives and the Future of Work
25 June 2019
108th session of the International Labour Conference
17 June 2019
108th International Labour Conference - Thematic Forum
13 June 2019
ILO Director-General’s opening address to the first Thematic Forum held at the 108th International Labour Conference.
World Day Against Child Labour
12 June 2019
In a statement released for World Day Against Child Labour, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder urges Governments, workers and employers to make a final push to end child labour.
108th International Labour Conference
Opening remarks by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, at the 108th Session of the International Labour Conference
10 June 2019