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. © leosoueu 2021

    21st Inter-American Conference of Ministers of Labour

    ILO warns of a recovery with high unemployment and worrying informality in Latin America and the Caribbean

    24 September 2021

  2. BRICS Ministers of Labour and Employment Endorsement

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

    15 July 2021