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Invitation to the 14th ILO African Regional Meeting

Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Tuesday 3 to Friday 6 December 2019.

Finding innovative solutions to the Migration Challenge

IOE teams up with Seedstars, a Swiss-based tech innovation hub, to promote skills mobility by launching a competition – the Migration Challenge…

Decent work as path to reducing global poverty

IOE calls for addressing barriers to decent work to accelerate the pace of poverty reduction on this International Day for the Eradication of…

IOE welcomes new senior advisor

Luis Rodrigo Morales has joined IOE staff as Senior Adviser.

Caribbean Employer Organisations: Still time to Register for IOE-ATIA Workshop in Aruba 14-15 November 2019

REGISTER BY 21 OCTOBER - for the IOE-ATIA two-day workshop for IOE members and other representative business organisations in the region, on the…

Joint Business Response to the Revised Draft UN Treaty

Read the joint response by IOE, Business at OECD and BusinessEurope to the latest draft UN Treaty on TNCs and OBEs.

Asian employers provide key input to EU Policy Forum on Development meeting in Nepal

A strong IOE-member delegation from China, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Viet Nam, supported by IOE’s regional adviser, contributed to the…

Business push at UN General Assembly

World leaders from governments, private sector and civil society gathered in New York on 22-27 September for the 74th session of the United…

ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour

Spaces available for the first annual meeting of the ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour - Please register as soon as possible

Road safety is everyone’s business

Road safety is critical to protecting lives and livelihoods on the world’s transport network. IOE proposes concrete ways to reinforce…

Calling Caribbean Employer Organisations: Register now for IOE-ATIA Workshop in Aruba 14-15 November 2019

IOE is joining forces with ATIA to organise a two-day workshop for IOE members and other representative business organisations in the region, on…

OUT NOW! Human Rights & Responsible Business Conduct Newsletter

Read about the latest legal and policy developments at the national, regional and international level.

Are SMEs left behind in a just transition?

In the lead up to the UN Climate Action Summit and the UN General Assembly in September in New York, IOE takes a look at how a just transition…

50 million companies and 207 million workers urge Governments to accelerate SDG action

The International Organisation of Employers (IOE) and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) jointly call on Governments to…

GOSH Network Meeting

Invitation to the IOE Global Occupational Safety & Health (GOSH) Network Meeting (26-27 September, Antwerp)

IOE input to G20 employment process

Summary of IOE key messages and documents to the G20 employment review.

GFMD Business Mechanism: Driving the business conversation on migration

Launched at the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) in 2015, the GFMD Business Mechanism strives to elevate the voice of business…

UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

Register early for the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights – space limited this year!

Invitation to IOE Gender Network Webinar

IOE Gender Network launch webinar to take place on 11 September.

Invitation to the next GIRN meeting (16-17 September)

Registration is now open for the meeting taking place in Bentonville, USA.

Register: Engaging Business Forum on Business and Human Rights (Atlanta, 12-13 September)

Sign up to attend this event, organised by USCIB, IOE and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and hosted by The Coca-Cola Company.

Register now for the "Future of Work" interactive discussion (5 September, Washington D.C.)

The event, organised by USCIB in partnership with IOE, the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN), Wilton Park USA and the S&R Foundation, will…

Future of Work survey: your feedback is critical

The survey only takes 5 minutes to complete, but will provide long-term guidance on IOE on future policy strategies. Send us your responses by 6…

Help with advancing soft skills learning

This second blog by IOE Adviser Akustina Morni offers guidance on how to promote learning of soft skills from primary school to the workplace.

In summary: 2019 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

Some key takeaways from one of the most important international gatherings on sustainable development.

IOE Report on the Centenary International Labour Conference

The 108th Session of the International Labour Conference took place from 10 to 21 June 2019. Read IOE Report on its main outcomes!

Meeting of IOE Members from Europe and Central Asia (Rome, 12-13 September 2019)

The General Confederation of Italian Industry (CONFINDUSTRIA) will host this meeting, to be held on 12 and 13 September in Rome.

5 steps to reverse sluggish progress on SDG 8

A newly released report by IOE, USCIB and Deloitte confirms that global efforts to meet Sustainable Development Goal 8 targets are lagging. IOE…

Business set to scale up investment in SDGs

Corporate leaders meet to chart ways to increase investment towards achieving SDG 8 following launch of landmark report by Deloitte, USCIB and…

Soft skills will make or break your career

On World Youth Skills Day, IOE Adviser Akustina Morni explains that underrated soft skills are the foundation for a successful career in the…

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