Communications Team

For 100 years, IOE has provided knowledge and information services to its members, communicating on a regular basis and making sure our membership is informed of all the latest and most relevant issues. We also ensure that information flows freely between members and the Secretariat. We pride ourselves on being a trilingual organisation and the Secretariat communicates in English, French and Spanish, our official languages.

You can find additional information below and consult the other pages in this section for past news, newsletters and events. For any further information or if you have any questions whatsoever and would like to get in touch, don’t hesitate to contact us!


  • 🎉 With 99 applications, this year's @ioevoice-@Seedstars #MigrationChallenge proved to be even more competitive! 📅 On 22 January, the finalists will pitch virtually at the #GFMD13 Summit to win the top prize! Find out who they are here ⬇️

  • ✈️ When effective #socialdialogue borne fruit: Colombian aviation company Avianca signs new collective agreements with the company unions 👉 📰 Read further insights on #industrialrelations & #labourlaw developments in IOE-@WECglobal's newsletter!

  • 🚀 Innovations were essential to developing #COVID19 vaccines. What if #startups held the keys to facing other global challenges? IOE-@Seedstars #MigrationChallenge aims at showcasing their importance for #migration issues. Read more in our blog ⬇️

  • 🚩 2️⃣ September 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣0️⃣ was a milestone for IOE as we hosted a landmark #IOE100 event and launched our Centenary Manifesto in the presence of @UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres and @ilo's Director-General @GuyRyder. Relive it here ⬇️

  • 🧐 What if #technology solutions were available to help solve all sorts of social challenges? As 2021 unfolds, this is exactly what IOE & @Seedstars are doing in the #labourmigration field through the #MigrationChallenge competition ⬇️

  • 🦠 In the era of #COVID19, health and safety at work took on a broader dimension. ✅ What are the 8 top #skills needed to ensure a safe working environment while living with the health and #mentalhealth risks? Read @AkustinaM's insights in our blog ⬇️

  • Did you know 1 in 4 people can experience a #mentalhealth problem? Tackling the stigma of mental health at work is key as we navigate the #COVID19 challenges. Read our blog ⬇️

  • How did businesses adapt to handle the impact of #COVID19? A recent ACT/EMP (@ilo) survey shows 78% of enterprises changed #business operations or turned to service delivery. Read more about other key findings in IOE-@WECglobal’s specialised newsletter ➡️

  • 🎊 Happy New Year to our Members & Partners! We're starting 2021 with an #IOE100 #throwback! Read IOE’s history spotlighting our evolution into an international institution that brings the powerful & balanced #voiceofbusiness to global decision-making ▶️

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    If you missed out the last joint WEC-@ioevoice newsletter of 2020, there is still time to catch up! And if you never want to miss one, just sign up to receive it directly in your mailbox.

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    📢📢Registration for the online #GFMD13 Summit is now open! 👉More information on:

  • In 2020, the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) celebrated 💯 years of existence and #business action. As our Centenary year comes to an end, take a tour through our history 👉 #IOE100 #voiceofbusiness #employers

  • #COVID19 has been harsher and deadlier on #migrants performing the many services considered "essential". On 18 December, the world marked International #MigrantsDay. Read our joint statement with @BWIglobal ⬇️

  • New Zealand reform to the “Fair Pay Agreement” system may infringe the principle of free and voluntary negotiation of ILO C98, ratified by New Zealand. Read more in IOE-@WECglobal newsletter ➡️

  • IOE wishes you a hopeful festive season and a happy, healthy New Year 2⃣0⃣2⃣1⃣ 🎉 Together, let's tackle the challenges ahead and bring the innovation and creativity needed to come back even stronger as we enter into a new year!

  • What made Singapore's response to the #COVID19 crisis exceptional? Find out how #business initiatives and community effort helped reduce the disruptive effects of the pandemic.👉 Read IOE-@WECglobal's specialised newsletter ➡️

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    Weren't able to attend the virtual @ioevoice and UN @globalcompact event "Womenpreneurs: from Start-Ups to Stars"? You can now watch this dialogue on recovery strategies that support women entrepreneurs and advance #GenderEquality online:

  • From #SME support to #buildingbackbetter post-#COVID19, #climateaction, #skillsdevelopment, #humanrights & #gender: IOE spearheaded #business dialogues on critical topics in 2020. Did you miss any of our digital activities? Visit our YouTube channel!

  • #COVID19 crisis has triggered numerous #industrialrelations and #labourlaw policy developments worldwide. Read the last edition of our specialised newsletter of this year ➡️

  • As part of #IOE100, @tmmackall from @USCIB shared this reflection on IOE’s core mission : "Find the way to enable your members [...] while staying true to ensuring that you are indeed a powerful and balanced voice for business" #voiceofbusiness

  • 📢 On International #MigrantsDay, IOE is proud to bring the #voiceofbusiness to the launch of #ItTakesACommunity with stories showing the positive impact that #migration can have on communities! ➕ Learn more by visiting

  • On International #MigrantsDay, IOE & @BWIglobal honour the contributions of migrant workers as the world continues to tackle the #COVID19 pandemic. They are on the frontline of the response, vital to their communities. Read the statement ➡️

  • The President of @CEOE_ES, @agaramendil, seizes the opportunity of #IOE100 to stress the crucial value of collaboration in a global context, adding that “IOE leadership makes us all stronger and bigger in the world.” #voiceofbusiness

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    The Endorsees of the Global Call to Action in the Garment Industry met today to discuss learnings so far and direction moving forward into 2021. #collectiveaction is key to mitigate the impact of #COVID19. @ioevoice committed to work with all stakeholders to #BuildBackBetter.

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    Good news! Our Executive Director, Mr. Douglas Opio has been elected as the new Chair of the ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour. Onwards and upwards in pushing for decent work standards globally. #TogetherforEmployers @ILOFLNetwork



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