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.
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…
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…
UN Forum on Business & Human Rights
Register early for the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights – space limited this year!
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 appoints Special Representative to United Nations in New York
On 1 May, Ms Shea Gopaul took up her post as IOE's first Special Representative to the United Nations in New York.
IOE President delivers keynote speech at UN General Assembly
IOE President Erol Kiresepi, speaking at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, reaffirmed the vital importance of ILO’s tripartite…
Watch the UN celebrations of the ILO centenary
The UN General Assembly is marking the Centenary of the ILO with a special Plenary and high-level events taking place throughout the day.
IOE addresses high-level UN migration event
IOE Secretary General speaks out about ethical recruitment and transforming the narrative around migration at UN high-level events on migration…
UN proposes Common Approach for Engagement of the Private Sector with UN Agencies
The proposed Common Approach aims to harmonise practices for private sector engagement across the UN system