ILO Director-General

  1. Gilbert F. Houngbo was elected as the ILO’s 11th Director-General by the organization’s Governing Body in March 2022, for a five-year term. He took office in October 2022.

Statements and speeches

  1. Social dialogue

    ILO Director-General message to the Global Deal Forum 2022

    02 November 2022

    In a video address to the Global Deal Forum 2022 Gilbert F. Houngbo's underlined the importance of effective and inclusive social dialogue to address multiple global crises, including climatechange, inequalities, inflation and unemployment.

  2. Statement

    Director-General’s opening address to the 346th Session of the ILO Governing Body

    31 October 2022

News and press releases

  1. Media Advisory

    ILO Director-General to attend G20 Summit in Indonesia

    10 November 2022