Guy Ryder re-elected as Director-General of International Labour Organization

Posted on:11 Nov 2016 18:11:26

Guy Ryder re-elected as Director-General of International Labour Organization
11 November 2016 Current Affairs: Guy Ryder was re-elected as the Director-General (DG) of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) for another five-year term. He will assume the post the on 1 October 2017.

Ryder obtained 54 of the 56 votes cast by the titular members. He was the only candidate for the post.

Guy Ryder : Guy Ryder is the 10th Director-General of the International Labour Organization.

From 2006 to 2010, he served as the General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC).From 2002 to 2006, he served as the General Secretary of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU).

International Labour Organization : The International Labour Organization is a United Nations agency dealing with labour issues. It has 187 member states.

In 1969, the organization received the Nobel Peace Prize for improving peace among classes, pursuing decent work and justice for workers, and providing technical assistance to other developing nations.

The ILO registers complaints against entities that are violating international rules; however, it does not impose sanctions on governments.

 


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