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Covid-19 risks reversing reduction in child labour

An important step was taken this summer to eradicate child labour. What more can be done to address the root causes of this systemic problem?

IOE view on 6th edition of ILO Monitor on Covid-19

IOE assessment of the ILO’s latest analysis on the impact of COVID-19 in the world of work.

Pursuing a sustainable recovery

The Covid-19-induced crisis has created unprecedented uncertainty and is transforming society in some ways that could be permanent. It is up to…

New IOE Position Paper on Understanding Trade

IOE published a new position paper highlighting employers' priorities surrounding trade in light of recent developments, including Covid-19.

New document: Economic advocacy for SMEs to tackle Covid-19 crisis

IOE has published a report examining national efforts and regional bank initiatives to support SMEs during this period of unprecedented economic…

Build back better: ILO virtual social dialogue on Covid-19

Employer, worker and government representatives gathered at the largest ever online summit organised by the ILO to address the economic and…

Detailed Programme of ILO Global Summit Events this Week

Full schedule of events on 7,8 and 9 July for the ILO Global Summit on Covid-19 and the world of work

Covid-19 in Africa: Strengthening regional cooperation for an effective return to work

Join this upcoming digital conference co-organised by IOE, the Federation of West African Employers' Association and the Union of Central…

Digital conference on economic advocacy for SMEs to tackle the Covid-19 crisis

Sign up for the upcoming IOE digital conference on 25 June 14:00 – 15:30 (CET) on SME resilience.

What the pandemic has taught us about labour productivity

Following World Productivity Day on 20 June, Professor Mthunzi Mdwaba, IOE Vice President to the International Labour Organisation and…

Upcoming ILO Global Summit

Information for IOE Members on ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work from 1-9 July 2020

New IOE paper on economic advocacy and business sustainability

Insights and analysis on current measures and their implications for companies.

IOE and WEC partner on a new industrial relations and labour law newsletter

IOE and WEC launch a joint monthly newsletter offering in-depth coverage of the latest developments in industrial relations and labour law.

Staying on track with Agenda 2030 today's digital conference

Join the next digital conference on 20 May 13:30-15:00 focused on strengthening collective action to address Covid-19 impacts and enhancing…

Tell us how the Covid-19 crisis has impacted your employer organisation

Take part in IOE and ILO-ACT/EMP joint survey of employer and business organisations before 2 June 2020

IOE and WHO strengthen collaboration on Covid-19 response

IOE resources spotlighted in the WHO’s keynote brochure for the private sector.

Expanding human and social skills in the era of Covid-19

Important guidance on the human and social skills needed for a safe return to work.

WHO and ILO leaders to discuss back to work policies on 6 May, 13:30 – 15:00 CET

Leaders from WHO, ILO, SHRM and Randstad take part in IOE digital conference on getting back to work during Covid-19.

Prof. Mthunzi Mdwaba speech to African Union/ILO digital conference

Full speech by IOE Vice President to the ILO Mthunzi Mdwaba to the African Union/ILO Video Conference of African Ministers of Labour on 29 April…

Covid-19: Impact on the Business and Human Rights Agenda

On 29 April 2020 at 14:00 (Central European Time) IOE will host a digital conference with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle…

IOE spotlights the World Day for Safety and Health at Work

IOE focuses on prevention and safe and effective responses to Covid-19 as it marks the World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

Open letter to G20 Employment Ministers from leaders of global industry organisations

The leadership of major global industry associations calls on G20 Employment Ministers to do more in tackling Covid-19 crisis.

Covid-19: Global action to support the garment industry

Employers, workers and major brands join with ILO on a call for action to support the garment industry.

Europe and Central Asia digital conference on Covid-19 business response

Digital conference on Tuesday 21 April 2020 from 14:00-15:30 bringing together IOE members to review business response to Covid-19 in the region

Recap from IOE digital conferences: global mobility, skills and productivity in the spotlight

Global mobility, skills and productivity were this week’s focus of IOE digital conferences on Covid-19 and business.

Fostering Skills and Productivity during Covid-19

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 11:30-13:30 (Central Europe Time)

​​​​​​​IOE and Worldwide ERC digital conference on Global mobility and Covid-19: impact for businesses

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 14:00-15:00 (EUROPE CST)

IOE and Covid-19: recap from digital conferences and essential guidance documents for employers

From trade, employment and supply chains to guidance on telework: this week, IOE led one major digital conference with WTO and ILO senior…

Covid-19 in Africa: experience sharing and recommendations for the private sector

Thursday 9 April, 11:30-13:00 (Europe CST)

Upcoming Digital Conferences

Here is a preview of future IOE digital conferences related to coronavirus crisis: Global Mobility - Skills and Productivity - Europe and…

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