Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the IMF
12 April 2014
Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, to the International Monetary and Financial Committee and Development Committee.
European Commission High-Level Conference
08 April 2014
Guy Ryder's address at the session on Europe's Youth Guarantee in a global context - G20 work on youth employment. Check against delivery
07 April 2014
03 April 2014
ILO Director-General Guy Ryder's address to the High Level Meeting on garment and textiles production in Bangladesh organized by the Government of Denmark in Copenhagen.
31 March 2014
The Sir Patrick Lowry Lecture delivered by Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, at the University of Warwick, Coventry, United Kingdom.
International Women’s Day 2014 - 8 March
06 March 2014
2nd Arab Forum for Development & Employment
24 February 2014
ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, tells Arab Forum for Development and Employment in Saudi Arabia that the demand for social justice must be met through decent work for all and that providing social protection of those in need, is an expression of the solidarity which holds societies together.
21 February 2014
World day of Social Justice 2014
20 February 2014
As the world marks the Day of Social Justice, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder urges "policy-makers to converge on the ambition of a real global socio-economic recovery – a recovery for all – and a Post-2015 Development Agenda that helps lift all out of poverty."
28 January 2014
International Migrants Day - 18 December 2013
17 December 2013
Joint statement by ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Navi Pillay.
12 December 2013
International Human Rights Day
10 December 2013
On this International Human Rights Day the ILO re-affirms its commitment to protect and promote human rights at work.
Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)
05 December 2013
International Day of Persons with Disabilities
03 December 2013
“Too many people with disabilities are denied the dignity of work (...) We need to break barriers and open doors for an inclusive society for all,” says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
World AIDS Day - 1 December 2013
29 November 2013
Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines
12 November 2013
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
17 October 2013
"People living in poverty are particularly subject to discrimination and the exclusion that characterizes it because of their poverty (...) We cannot be indifferent - change requires collective responsibility towards the poorest and most vulnerable," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement issued on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.
IMF and World Bank Fall meetings
11 October 2013
Jobs are central both for the economic recovery and the long-term development of the global economy, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in a statement to International Monetary and Financial Committee and Development Committee. But in order to deliver growth, jobs need to be productive and of good quality.
08 October 2013