ILO's Director-General: In the media

July 2019

  1. CNBC

    Inequality has seeped into political life, UN labor agency chief says

    05 July 2019

    Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization, discusses the rise in global economic inequality.

June 2019

  1. CCTV-2

    ILO Director-General: States should adjust their policies to prevent global employment inequality [Chinese version]

    30 June 2019

  2. China Global Television Network

    We need a recommitment to multilateral cooperation, says ILO chief

    29 June 2019

    ILO Director-General Guy Ryder discusses the global economy, jobs, trade and the G20 with CGTN journalist Tian Wei, from the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan.

  3. The Korea Herald

    ILO conventions are universal rights: ILO Director

    14 June 2019

  4. South Africa Broadcasting Corporation

    We need to invest in decent, sustainable work, says South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa at International Labour Conference

    10 June 2019

May 2019

  1. XinhuaNet

    ILO gears for discussion on future of work at Centenary conference

    30 May 2019

  2. © Siphiwe Sibeko / Reuters 2022


    Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement

    29 May 2019

  3. The Voice

    ILO Meeting of Caribbean Ministers of Labour gets underway in Barbados

    15 May 2019

  4. Asia Business Report, BBC World News

    We have to decide what we want the future of work to look like, says ILO Director-General

    01 May 2019

    On the occasion of Labour Day, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder was interviewed by the BBC's Asia Business Report about the future of work and the opportunities for Asia to further promote labour rights, as we move into the fourth industrial revolution.

April 2019

  1. BBC Radio 4

    The impact of artificial intelligence on labour markets

    05 April 2019

    The use of artificial intelligence, which rewards those in labour markets with the highest skills, can displace mid-levels jobs and bring a greater polarization in our societies, says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in the BBC radio 4 documentary "Will AI Kill Development?".