World Day of Social Justice
20 February 2024
On World Day of Social Justice, ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, said there is a unique opportunity to bend the arc of history in favour of social justice and to put social needs at the same level as economic and environmental concerns.
International Youth Day
12 August 2023
On International Youth Day, ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, says young people need to be equipped with skills for the green economy, so they can find decent jobs and make the world a better place for people and planet.
World Day Against Child Labour
12 June 2023
On World Day Against Child Labour, 12 June 2023, the ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo calls on the international community to support greater social justice and step up the fight against child labour.
World Day for Safety and Health at Work
28 April 2023
In a statement to mark World Day for Safety and Health, the ILO Director-General, Gilbert F. Houngbo, outlines the critical importance of safe and healthy working environments.
07 December 2022
Check out this video played to government, worker and employer representatives at the opening of ILO’s the Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting in Singapore.
28 November 2022
The Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) brings together representatives of governments, employers' and workers' organizations from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab states.
World Day of Social Justice 2022
18 February 2022
On the occasion of World Day of Social Justice 2022, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, says international community has a rare chance that must not be missed to shape a recovery from COVID-19 that delivers social justice for people and protects the planet we all depend on.