Communications Team

Jean Milligan

Director of Communications

Robert Marinkovic


Valérie Gugl

Communications Officer (FR)

María Roldán

Communications Officer

Ludovic Clément


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!

Annual Reports

Fact sheets

Position Papers

Resources for the press and public

Join the discussion online!


  • 🔎 New @ioevoice-@WECglobal newsletter covers #COVID19 impact on #socialdialogue, #labour laws & regulations and #industrialrelations policy. Read here 👉

  • From #economic advocacy to a safe #returntowork: @ioevoice spearheaded #business dialogues on critical topics related to the #COVID19 crisis. 🧐 Did you miss any of our digital conferences? Watch them on our YouTube channel 👇

  • From #health to securing incomes in #supplychains and #dataprotection risks: there are many human rights facets to the #COVID19 pandemic. ⚖️💼 Read the latest edition of our #Business and #HumanRights Newsletter ➡️

  • Retweeted by IOE

    Join us for a webinar together with Guy Ryder, Director-General, ILO and Emmanuel Faber, Chairman and CEO, Danone, and CEO Sponsor, Consumer Goods Forum Human Rights Coalition - Working to end Forced Labour on 29th of May 2020 at 14:30 CET. Register here:

  • Neglecting the psychological consequences of the global lockdown would impede health & economic recovery from #COVID19. A safe #returntowork will definitely require human and social #skills. Read our latest blog ➡️ #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth

  • Retweeted by IOE

    President of NFME, @JanahMohamedAli & our @UNMaldives RC @HaswellUN spoke at the IOE’s digital workshop:Staying on Track with Agenda2030.Looking forward to continue seeking possible avenues to collaborate. @ioevoice @ILOColombo The presentation by NFME:

  • Retweeted by IOE

    Great discussion today - how can UN, Govt & Business join up for accelerating progress on #SDGs. Thanks @ioevoice @JanahMohamedAli and others. @UNMaldives looks forward to building partnerships in 🇲🇻. With #Covid_19, there is no time to waste!

  • Our digital exchange with @UN Resident Coordinators and #business & #employer organisations couldn’t come at a better time. With the #UN reform fully underway, the #privatesector plays a key role in moving forward with the #SDGs and helping address #COVID19.

  • Retweeted by IOE

    Join our next #webinar Return to Work – Global Workplace Strategies & Guidance with @ioevoice and @EU_OSHA on Wednesday 27th May 4pm BST (GMT +1) #returntowork #workplacehealth #workplacesafety

  • 🤝Collaboration between @UN Resident Coordinators and #employer & #business organisations is key to address #COVID19 and further implement the #Agenda2030. ❗️Join our digital conference today at 13:30 (CET), jointly organised with @KasGeneva @KASonline 👇

  • Replying to @ioevoice

    Retweeted by IOE

    @ioevoice @UN Now it is more important than ever that UN reform delivers. We need stronger engagement between all stakeholders and break down silos. The representative #employer Organisations have a key role to play in the negotiations, implementation and follow-up on #SDG policies.@ioevoice

  • ✅ #Gender #diversity is a good #business strategy! Read our latest policy papers aimed at strengthening #women's participation in the #labourmarket ➡️

  • How can #employer & #business organisations and their #company members enhance collaboration with the @UN to address #COVID19 and contribute to the wider implementation of the #Agenda2030? 📅 Join our next digital conference on 20 May at 13:30 (CET) 👇

  • 🔎 @ioevoice resources spotlighted in @WHO’s keynote brochure for the #privatesector. Read how #business can contribute to the response to #COVID19 👇

  • Thank you, @UN @HochschildF, for your insights on global #collaboration, #partnerships & inclusive #multilateralism in the context of #COVID19. IOE and its broad network representing more than 50M companies stand ready to keep bringing the #voiceofbusiness to the global dialogue!

  • #SmartRestart now on the table with @ManpowerGroup #LATAM @mofloresb. We need #business cooperation rather than competition. #Reskilling and #upskilling are key. Companies, governments and individuals need to invest in #training.

  • Retweeted by IOE

    Most #SMEs are in survival mode now. To prepare for next crisis we need to align business models to #Sdgs and partner with local business associations explains Santiago Uribe from @Azimutenergia in @ioevoice dialogue with #UN

  • Retweeted by IOE

    „Global #Solidarity is key to address #COVID19.“ ⁦@Jacquelinemugo2⁩ at the global #dialogue of ⁦@ioevoice⁩ on #UN75 with ⁦@HochschildF⁩. In #Kenia #socialpartners agreed on #jointaction. #socialdialogue

  • Retweeted by IOE

    How can #business connect more w/ @UN and overcome obstacles on the ground to #partnerships @HochschildF #UN75 ready to assist with building links. Great dialogue on @ioevoice conference on global cooperation.

  • Retweeted by IOE

    My dear sister Jacqueline Mugo @Jacquelinemugo2 @FKEKenya Boss participating from #Kenya @UN @UNGeneva @ioevoice @oievoz - dealing with issues of informality during this crazy time #Covid19 @ILOAfrica

  • During @ioevoice digital conference on global #cooperation, #partnerships & inclusive #policymaking, IOE Vice-President to the ILO, @Tzoro1, asks @UN @JoinUN75 to assist with breaking the barriers to greater dialogue and #collaboration with #business #UN75 @HochschildF

  • Retweeted by IOE

    „We take collaboration beyond words. We need to remove the silo mentality. We are used to work closely with all stakeholders in all regions.“ ⁦@ioevoice⁩ VP ⁦@Tzoro1⁩ calls for close cooperation within #UNreform #UN75 #covid #covid-19

  • Retweeted by IOE

    Intensified #International cooperation - Working together best response to global challenges says @HochschildF #UN75 @ioevoice digital conference w/ @Tzoro1

  • “#UN75 is not about celebration, but about hearing from people all over the world on their hopes for the future. The voice of #entrepreneurs & #SMEs, which drive #employment globally, is critical. We are grateful to @ioevoice for helping us gather those voices”: @UN @HochschildF

  • Retweeted by IOE

    #Cooperation, #partnerships & #inclusivepolicy: ⁦@ioevoice⁩ President ⁦@EKiresepi⁩ opens the global #business #dialogue on #UN75 with ⁦@HochschildF⁩. IOE - the strength of the global Network, representing more than 50 million companies. #covid #covid19