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Registration open! IOE’s International Business & Human Rights Conference

Join us on Wednesday 22 April (Bonn, Germany) at our annual business and human rights conference – hosted jointly with BDA & DeutschePost DHL!

REMINDER: Join us for the next International Gender Network webinar on 27 February 2020!

Call for inputs to IOE Manifesto / Appel à contribuer au Manifeste de l’OIE

Call for inputs to IOE Manifesto

IOE partner International SOS information sharing on coronavirus

International SOS provides the latest information on the evolving situation of the coronavirus

Second preparatory webinar for ILO Technical Meeting on Achieving Decent Work in Global Supply Chains

Join IOE's webinar for employers on Wednesday 5th February - 2.30pm CET.

IOE Members in Africa: Sign up today for the 6th African Social Partners' Summit in Lagos

IOE is joining forces with the Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association to organise the 6th African Social Partners Summit in Lagos on 25-26…

OUT NOW! IOE’s Human Rights & Responsible Business Conduct Newsletter

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

Upcoming ILO Governing Body elections

REMINDER: Preparatory webinar for ILO Technical Meeting on Achieving Decent Work in Global Supply Chains

Join IOE's webinar and prepare for the upcoming ILO discussion on global supply chains: Friday 31 January (2-3pm CET)

BAG Innovation wins the Migration Challenge

Ten finalists had the opportunity to pitch for the prize in Quito during the Twelfth GFMD Summit this week. The award was given to BAG…

Invitation to the official launch of the IOE Centenary Year

Kick-off the Centenary with us on 19 March on ILO's 11th floor!

IOE events for Members in Africa

Two back-to-back events for IOE members in Africa, co-organised with NECA (Nigeria) with the support of the European Union

Leading the business case for migration

IOE champions properly managed migration systems that benefit both business and communities.

IOE takes part in COP25 and commits to strengthened action for climate-friendly jobs

This year’s annual UN climate conference came to a delayed close after two weeks of tough negotiations of complex issues and stronger…

To all our Members

2019 was a year of milestones and memorable moments and 2020 is set to be an exceptional year as we mark our Centenary. IOE Secretary-General…

IOE and Seedstars announce Migration Challenge finalists

​​​​​​​10 finalists will face judges in Quito, Ecuador in January 2020.

An invitation to IOE members around the world

IOE is joining forces with the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Employers (CAPE) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) to organise this…

ILO Abidjan Declaration prioritises action on sustainable business

An enabling environment for sustainable business, productivity, skills and reducing informality are the lead areas of action in the ILO Abidjan…

Business and human rights

On International Human Rights Day, IOE and its more than 150 national member federations will continue to determinedly address human rights…

Save the date: International Business and Human Rights Conference (Bonn, 22 April 2020)

Co-organised by IOE, DHL Deutsche Post Group and BDA, supply chains and human rights due diligence are on the agenda.

Registration still open for 12th GFMD Summit

Sign up before 29 November and bring the business voice to the 12th Summit of the Global Forum on Migration and Development.

IOE members in Africa: Save the date for the 6th African Social Partners' Summit, Nigeria, 25 -26 February 2020

This Summit, the first to be held in English-speaking Africa, will continue the work of the African Social Partners to accelerate job creation.

New IOE Policy paper on Independent Contractors

IOE in a new publication offers case studies on the legal status and rights of independent contractors in different national contexts

ILO's current programme and budget needs to fully reflect the Centenary Declaration ambitions

During the recent session of the ILO Governing Body, the Employers Group could not support the proposed Programme and Budget.

The ILO reaffirms its engagement with the tobacco sector

The 337th session of the ILO’s Governing Body reaffirmed its November 2018 decision to engage with the tobacco sector under the umbrella of an…

Save the date for the IOE Centenary Global Summit on the Future of Work in Kuala Lumpur on 5-6 February 2020

IOE is joining forces with the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Employers (CAPE) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) to organise a…

12th GFMD Summit, Quito, Ecuador, 20 - 24 January 2020

The 12th GFMD Summit, under the chairmanship of the Government of Ecuador, initially scheduled in November 2019 is postponed until 20-24 January…

Update on 5th session of the UN Treaty process on business and human rights

States met last week to negotiate/discuss the Revised Draft Treaty on TNCs and OBEs.

IOE strengthening cooperation with Indian employers on skills and technology

IOE Secretary General Roberto Suárez Santos met this week with leaders from India’s top employers’ organisations.

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