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    "We would not have the vaccines, medicines, diagnostics and devices that save lives and improve well-being around the world if it were not for the innovation of the private sector."-@DrTedros

  • ⏳ Flashback Friday #FromTheArchives highlights how IOE is a family affair! IOE member representative @FernandoYllanes reflects on the impact his grandfather, former IOE President Fernando Yllanes Ramos, had on @ILO and IOE. #IOE100 💯 https://t.co/XCQBRzzrfT

  • Are preventive measures still required together with #vaccines? Is global vaccine distribution happening equitably? When & how will employees be able to begin cross-border travel? Answers to these and other questions in our recent report ⬇️ https://t.co/EKyCv4LSej

  • 🚀 IOE-@Seedstars' #MigrationChallenge is back! We are looking for #tech #startups working towards improving regular #migration processes in Asia, Europe, and Central & Eastern Europe. Apply by 15 May 2021 ➡️ https://t.co/06OWVJVhyN https://t.co/LO9cmSpRem

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    Digital payments can create wage systems that: ✔️ Empower workers ✔️ Are cost-effective ✔️ Improve compliance ✔️ Increase business productivity ✔️ Facilitate social protection payouts #STIForum #DigitalWages https://t.co/CnczRRACIq

  • 📢 #Vaccination plans, Int'l Labour Standards, #telework legislation & career guidance to fill the #skills gap are some of the cross-cutting issues covered in the latest edition of IOE-@WECglobal's #IndustrialRelations & #LabourLaw newsletter. Read it now👉https://t.co/ILT3H4m3gk https://t.co/vqvQQpWPxo

  • 🌉Building bridges between the @UN & the #PrivateSector is key to #BuildBackBetter! ✅On 3 May, IOE, @kas_ny & UN DCO launched a detailed Playbook promoting greater cooperation between the UN & #employer organisations. Read it now➡️https://t.co/pnFJmxKlrs #Partnerships4Recovery https://t.co/fewIOF97PF

  • The multi-stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology & Innovation for the #SDGs is on! IOE looks forward to bringing the #voiceofbusiness to @ILO_NewYork's side event on "Advancing Decent Work through #DigitalWage Payments" tomorrow. Join us ➡️ https://t.co/qPVqAwp1ZW #STIForum https://t.co/OwvRJQcnO1

  • 📢 Last chance to apply for IOE's Global Academy for Young EBMO Professionals! ✅ Be part of this year's edition to build your skills as an effective representative of #business! ⬇️ https://t.co/ImE9YFLe19

  • "It's critical the #PrivateSector is welcomed as a full collaborative partner for the #2030Agenda. This means bringing #PrivateSector representatives to the table in planning & implementing #SustainableDevelopment activities at the national level" @mpanzorreguy #PartnershipForum https://t.co/Wg56Bf2B9a

  • Join us tomorrow for a B&I Major Group side-event on business innovation & technology impacts for the #2030Agenda! @SustDev @UNDESA #Tech4SDGs #GlobalGoals #SDGs #STIForum2021 #STIForum @LafargeHolcim More information here ➡️ https://t.co/k97CdASQhg https://t.co/LeewYsvDND

  • How can we solidify the #partnerships between public & private sectors to achieve the #SDGs? IOE President @EKiresepi and @UN DCO’s Brian Williams conclude our event on #Partnerships4Recovery https://t.co/iRxKwlpQZT

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    "As an employer organization, we support workers across the country. When we collaborate with @UN & @ILO on workers’ rights, we’re able to work with govts & advance employment policies." - Stephanie Fingal, CEO ECATT at @ioevoice #Partnerships4Recovery https://t.co/W7tzuruZVt

  • "What does it take to address the #DigitalDivide? Connectivity - affordable solutions to connect people; Equitable and effective usage; invest in skills development and digital literacy." stresses @Microsoft 's @johnedwardfrank at our #Partnerships4Recovery event. https://t.co/C2gREwGIeK

  • "The challenges we face to advance #Agenda2030 in #LatinAmerica & the Caribbean are huge": @UN's DCO Regional Director for #LAC, Christian Salazar Volkmann, says all stakeholders need to stand together and highlights the #PrivateSector is an essential player on the way forward https://t.co/vmdaZ9pkYd

  • At our #Partnerships4Recovery 2nd Panel, @g20org’s Luigi Mattiolo reports that “The Italian G20 Presidency has been working intensively, and we have achieved already some important results thanks also to the constructive dialogue we engaged with the #PrivateSector.” https://t.co/E6wpe0WzGV

  • "The issues we face today cannot be solved by a nation or an organisation alone. #Partnership is key. At @ArcelikGlobal, we are committed to the #SGDS & see @UN as a critical partner in our ambition to create social & environmental value", says Zeynep Ozbil #Partnerships4Recovery https://t.co/LUXO7nmR8L

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    ".@g20org is putting people at the centre of our COVID-19 efforts. We’ve been working tremendously on addressing the SDG funding gap— and this includes working strategically with the private sector." - Ambassador Luigi Mattiolo at @ioevoice panel #Partnerships4Recovery https://t.co/U0Y9cE8BLD

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    #HappeningNow➡️ @LisaKurbiel moderating an @ioevoice #Partnerships4Revovery panel on the socio-economic challenges governments & employers are currently facing & what solutions will help #BuildBackBetter. https://t.co/HUIHBb78hz

  • .@FUEmployersUg's ED @opiodouglas brings the voice of #EBMOs to our 1st panel during our #Partnerships4Recovery event, who stresses proper engagement at the global level, #socialdialogue and leaving no one behind are key. https://t.co/HSyt77jfhn

  • "We have specific programmes that are being initiated by the private sector, and the government supports them. Uruguay has an important tradition of cooperating with the #PrivateSector & the public sector" says @ANDEUruguay’s Carmen Sánchez at our #Partnerships4Recovery event. https://t.co/0itS8iBwrB

  • "For more than a century, IOE alongside @ilo has played a critical role in developing socio-economic policies, international labour standards & workplace solutions. Let's build on that history; let's strengthen our work together": @UN SDG @AminaJMohammed #Partnerships4Recovery https://t.co/Ztc6CF7VLL

  • "The #SDGs is not an @UN agenda, it’s everybody’s agenda. It’s the humanity’s agenda." says UN RC in Indonesia @valeriejulliand in her speech during our #Parternships4Recovery 1st Panel https://t.co/gEEUFP6O4m

  • What is the secret formula to ensure private & public sectors come together to achieve @UN #SDGs? UN RC in Indonesia @valeriejulliand, @ANDEUruguay’s Carmen Sánchez, @FUEmployersUg’s @opiodouglas & @ArcelikGlobal’s Zeynep Ozbil provide insights at 1st panel #Partnerships4Recovery https://t.co/pCljhkKcBX

  • ⚠️ Our joint event on #Partnerships4Recovery just kicked off! Join leaders from the public & private sectors s as we launch our Playbook & discuss ways to nurture #partnerships to accelerate momentum towards achieving the #Agenda2030 👉 https://t.co/lyv7WZUahU https://t.co/KU5MnKfleW

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