ILO 3 keys

Ceremony for the transfer of office at the ILO

Friday, 30 September 2022 at 14:00 until 14:30 (Europe/Zurich)
This is an internal ILO event made available to view online. During the event, Guy Ryder will hand over at the end of his two five-year terms as ILO Director-General to Gilbert F. Houngbo, who takes office as Director-General on 1 October. The ceremony will feature the symbolic transfer of the three ILO keys, representing the tripartite structure of the Organization that brings together governments, employers and workers. Both Ryder and Houngbo will make short statements.

Guy Ryder ILO DG in from of ILO flag
Guy Ryder
ILO Director-General
DG elect Guilbert Houngbo in front of ILO flag
Gilbert F. Houngbo
ILO Director-General-elect