Communications Team

Jean Milligan

Director of Communications

Robert Marinkovic


Valérie Gugl

Communications Officer

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!

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    Do you have a solution with the potential to promote mobility through products that improve migration, in particular in this COVID19 times? Apply for the 2020 Migration Challenge by @ioevoice and @Seedstars🚀Check the eligibility criteria here 👉

  • Do you own/know a #startup promoting #skillsmobility through #technology & helping improve #migration governance frameworks, particularly during #COVID19? ✅Apply now for @ioevoice-@Seedstars-@GFMD_Business 2020 #MigrationChallenge & 🗣️ spread the word ⬇️

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    Following multiple rounds of virtual and physical meetings, the #B20FutureofWorkandEducation Chair - @ilhamaldakheel, Co-Chairs, members and partners have finalized their #policy recommendations and look forward to presenting them to the @G20org.

  • The @UN #DecadeofAction is off to a challenging start. How to pursue a 🌿 #sustainable recovery post-#COVID19? It is up to us to seize the change and make sure the transformation revives economies and accelerates #Agenda2030! Read our latest blog ⬇️

  • .@MatthiasThorns: #forcedlabour & #fairrecruitment are systemic issues, which need a whole-of-society approach. Journalists are key to alert public, show what can be done & give a voice to victims. IOE is fully committed to increase efforts in this regard! #Media4HumanRights

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    Journalists have a key role to play to give a voice to #ForcedLabour victims who are usually not visible, explains @MatthiasThorns @ioevoice #Media4HumanRights #endhumantrafficking

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    TODAY: #WorldDayAgainstTraffickingInPersons. @ILO to launch #media Toolkit on Forced #Labour and Fair #recruitment during a webinar in 4 hours: with Agnes Igoye from #Uganda @Alliance8_7 @ioevoice @ituc_africa @ituc #trafficking @ILOAfrica @ConinckSophie

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    The July edition of our joint newsletter with @ioevoice is out! #COVID19 is still highly present on the policy agenda. Check out the latest regulatory developments! And if not subscribed yet, sign up to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox.

  • #COVID19 is still highly present in our economies & a relevant policy issue, inevitably accelerating actions & reforms around the world! 📰 Read the latest issue of @ioevoice-@WECglobal #industrialrelations newsletter to get insights in the field ➡️

  • Our digital conference on #backtowork plans during/after #COVID19 in #NorthAfrica is about to start ❗️ Join @WorldBank, @ILOAfrica & @AfDB_Group leaders together with #employer representatives at 11:00! ➡️ 📡 Follow @oievoix for live tweets!

  • .@ioevoice VPs join #ungps10plus discussion "#Business & #humanrights: towards a decade of global implementation" w/@WGBizHRs Group. This timely consultation with IOE leadership shows how important the @UN Guiding Principles are to the #employers community represented through IOE

  • How is #COVID19 impacting #business & #humanrights issues? How are industrial relations evolving? 🤓Our specialised newsletters contain what #employers need to know about these 2 fields! ✅#BizHumanRights➡️ ✅#IndustrialRelations➡️

  • 🧐#Employers, considering going #backtowork? From the decision to #returntowork to sustaining the right culture post-#COVID19 & embracing new realities of work: Read @ioevoice-@SHRM guide for employers on plans to re-open #businesses during the pandemic👉

  • How is #NorthAfrica responding to the #COVID19 crisis and how does the #returntowork phase look like⁉️ 📆 Join @WorldBank, @ILOAfrica & @AfDB_Group leaders together with #employer representatives on Wednesday, 29 July (11:00 CET). REGISTER NOW ➡️

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    What was the involvement of social partners in designing and implementing social and economic measures during the peak of #COVID19? #Employers’ organizations were involved in 251 measures, either by #consultation or information or negotiation and agreement.@eurofound PolicyWatch

  • 🧐 Do you have an #HR, #FinTech, #CivicTech or #EdTech #startup offering solutions for a better management of #migration systems? Does it promote #skillsmobility? Then @ioevoice-@Seedstars #MigrationChallenge is the competition for you! 🚀 Apply now ➡️

  • How to keep track of economic sustainability & income support measures to face #COVID19? Here’s an overview of trackers developed by international organisations like @ilo, @OECD & @eurofound➡️ Read ➕ about #industrialrelations in our joint newsletter 👇

  • 2/ "Fostering a coordinated consideration of #humanrights & #anticorruption may also help develop an understanding of a broader notion of #business integrity/ethics that goes beyond mere #compliance", says @MatthiasThorns @WGBizHRs event launching latest report in the field

  • 1/ During @WGBizHRs discussion on connecting #bizhumanrights & #anticorruption agendas, @ioevoice @MatthiasThorns highlights their common ground & the need to better interlink them. Together with @BusinessatOECD, we will soon launch a guidance document in the field. @ARamasastry

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    The @b20 is meeting @g20org Labour Sherpas to discuss how to #BuildBackBetter. Dr Ilham Mansour Al-Dakheel underlies the urgent need to address the #gendergap. @ioevoice as #B20 networking partner and @EKiresepi as co-chair of the #B20FoW & Skills TF support determined action.

  • 🌿 A #sustainable and smart #recovery is an opportunity we can seize by working together! Read our latest blog on the #business role in achieving economic recovery while improving society and our natural #environment ➡️

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    Ensuring good governance in #TVET is a crucial but difficult task. In this report, 28 national employer and business organisations share their experiences in TVET governance and #skills development:

  • 🗣️ @ioevoice Adviser @AkustinaM speaks during @itcilo event on #skills and presents some key recommendations on how #employer organisations can lobby governments in promoting #skillsdevelopment, anticipation and proper governance.

  • Join @ioevoice digital conference on #returntowork after #COVID19 in #NorthAfrica and participate in the discussion on prospects for #collaboration between #employer organisations. 📆 29 July ⏰ 11:00 (CET) 🇫🇷 To be held in French ➕ info & registration⬇️

  • Did you know Venezuelan #socialpartners presented a landmark declaration calling for urgent measures to restore decent living conditions, #decentwork & stimulate the #economy? Read the latest issue of our #industrialrelations & #labourlaw newsletter 👉