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Apply today for IOE’s Global Academy for Young EBMO Professionals, 24 May – 11 June 2021

Are you a young professional working in an employer or business membership organisation (EBMO)? Do you want to build your skills as an effective…

Update on 2021 International Labour Conference

Important information on dates and topics of the two sessions of the 2021 International Labour Conference.

Submit your entry for the International Elimination of Child Labour Changemaker Award

Entries for International Elimination of Child Labour Changemaker Award are closing soon. Submit your entry now.

Addressing the Workplace Mental Health Crisis

Mental health is a major concern as we emerge from the pandemic. On World Health Day, read this blog offering some advice and views on how…

Take part in the 2021 WECAN Conference

IOE has a limited number of free entries to the 2021 WECAN Conference.

New publication: Challenges and opportunities in the transition from cash to digital wage payments

IOE is launching a new report that examines the challenges and opportunities of digital payments.

New Publication: Global Development of ILO International Labour Standards

Read IOE’s contribution to the 2021 International Comparative Legal Guides on Employment & Labour Laws and Regulations.

Have your say on the priorities of the proposed new EU-Africa Partnership Strategy

An opportunity for IOE members in Africa to input the EU’s five main areas for engagement in the proposed new vision for the Africa-EU…

5 steps to improve diversity and inclusion at work

IOE senior staff highlight what steps companies can take to promote and mainstream diversity and inclusion in recruitment processes and business…

Diversity and inclusion policies are good for business

In the first of a two-part series, IOE senior staff set out how effective diversity and inclusion policies can benefit employers’ business…

IOE NY Update from the UN

The IOE office in New York highlights some upcoming events that bring the private sector to the UN table and opportunities to benefit from UN…

Mentoring for women empowerment!

IOE Senior Advisor Akustina Morni takes a close look at how mentoring can inspire the next generation of women leaders.

IOE calls for leveraging digital opportunities

On the occasion of the launch of the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook Report, IOE points out the huge contributions of digital…

IOE NY update from the UN

The IOE office in New York highlights some important deadlines and upcoming events that bring the private sector to the UN table.

New IOE position paper inputs into the Business and Human Rights roadmap

IOE publishes new position paper setting out the views of our global membership and partners on the roadmap for better implementation of the UN…

IOE and WEC launch business position for a sustainable recovery from Covid-19

A set of policy recommendations by the International Organisation of Employers and the World Employment Confederation set out a clear and…

Covid-19 underscores the importance of accelerating job creation in Africa

Highlights from the 13th GFMD Summit

The Business Advisory Group provides an overview of the events and outcomes from the 13th GFMD Summit, which took place from 18-26 January 2021.

Opportunity for employers to engage at country level

As we make way into 2021, IOE NY would like to inform you on an important opportunity for engagement in the United Nations system.

IOE-ITUC Statement on the Systematic review of ISO 26000

IOE and ITUC issue a joint statement on the systematic review of ISO 26000 to be used in national advocacy efforts with relevant…

DignifAI wins this year's edition of the #MigrationChallenge

Eighteen finalists had the opportunity to pitch for the prize during the Thirteenth GFMD virtual Summit last week. The award was given to the…

Join #UNGPsPlus10 Africa workshop

This digital conference will take place on Thursday 28 January 2021, 13:00-14:30 CET.

New Year's Resolution 2021: May the Tech-Force be With You

How tech business start-ups can catalyse smart solutions to tackle migration challenges in a post-pandemic world.

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Read about IOE’s history

A brief journey through IOE’s history is now live on in English, French and Spanish.

IOE and BWI joint statement on strengthening social protection for the world’s migrant workers

On International Migrants Day, the International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the Building and Wood Workers International (BWI) published…

Human rights need to be at the forefront of building back better

On Human Rights Day, IOE urges the international community to ensure that human rights are a key part of building back better from Covid-19. …

Join B20 Employment and Education Task Force

Join the Italian B20 Employment and Education Task Force – Deadline 11 December 2020

IOE NY Office latest developments

Brief overview of IOE NY activities together with highlights of opportunities for member engagement.

WOMENpreneurs: from Start-ups to Stars

International Organisation of Employers, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, and the UN Global Compact are co-organising a digital conference on 8…

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