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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.

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…

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