Services to Members

The IOE:

  • Coordinates employers’ views and provides advice and guidance to the Employers' Group in all International Labour Organization (ILO) activities.
  • Provides guidance on all relevant policy areas affecting employers and their organisations.
  • Develops policy positions which can be used at national level.
  • Supplies direct technical assistance to individual members on social and labour issues.
  • Presents members with the opportunity to attend international meetings convened by the ILO and other international organisations.
  • Organises conferences, workshops, seminars and training on a national, regional and international basis.
  • Provides leadership in the implementation of the Global Compact.
  • Provides a platform for business interaction with the ILO.
  • Through the ILO programme for employers' activities (ACT/EMP), ensures that IOE members benefit from technical cooperation and services.
  • Provides to members international recognition and national exclusivity of services.