Communications Team

For 100 years, IOE has provided knowledge and information services to its members, communicating on a regular basis and making sure our membership is informed of all the latest and most relevant issues. We also ensure that information flows freely between members and the Secretariat. We pride ourselves on being a trilingual organisation and the Secretariat communicates in English, French and Spanish, our official languages.

You can find additional information below and consult the other pages in this section for past news, newsletters and events. For any further information or if you have any questions whatsoever and would like to get in touch, don’t hesitate to contact us!


  • What are the synergies between #COVID19 recovery efforts and adaption & mitigation to #ClimateChange? Our latest policy paper looks at how building back better can include #ClimateAction ♻️ ➡️

  • On #WorldMentalHealthDay IOE focuses on #StopTheStigma on mental health in the workplace. Read our blog promoting #wellbeingatwork.

  • At @EconomistEvents' #EconSustainability week IOE SG @robsuarezsantos says #climatechange litigation and legal risk are increasing globally, #business needs clarity, certainty and involvement in development of regulations to adapt efficiently and manage risks #econclimaterisk

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    Day 5 of #EconClimateRisk will discuss the case for speedy action on #climaterisks. Join the conversation as we bring together corporates and public-sector executives to explore the new road to #COP26. Learn more and register >>

  • As the world struggles with #COVID19, IOE & its global network looks forward to engaging in constructive dialogues with governments & workers to strengthen occupational safety & health (#OSH). Protecting lives in the workplace is a top priority for IOE ❗

  • Despite universal ratification of @ilo Convention on the worst forms of #childlabour and its reduction in the past 20 years, #COVID19 threatens to reverse these gains. How to address the root causes of this systemic problem? Read our latest blog ➡️

  • On what has worked & hasn't concerning the @UN Guiding Principles on #BizHumanRights #UNGPs, @MatthiasThorns says they have made a big difference, as they clearly established the roles & responsibilities of the different actors. He highlights, however, the lack of #partnerships.

  • "Through their practice & activism, #businesses can & should be strong advocates for #humanrights. We need your collaboration to build the future we want, one that is prosperous, just & sustainable", says @UNHumanRights @mbachelet at the Engaging Business Forum on #BizHumanRights

  • "Listening, leading, investing and advocating are the key drivers of our actions", says @CocaColaCo's Chairman & Chief Executive Officer @jamesquinc at the 12th Engaging Business Forum on #BizHumanRights by The Coca-Cola Company, @USCIB, IOE & @USChamber #business #humanrights

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    World Congress Safety & Health @WorldCongressCA Ready for my comments and vision in the session "Integrated policy approach for safe work in a COVID-19 and recovery period: the ILO experience"! @VBOFEB @ioevoice @EU_OSHA

  • ⏱️ 1 more day until the 12th Engaging Business Forum on #BizHumanRights! Join @UNHumanRights High Commissioner @mbachelet, @ilo Director-General @GuyRyder and leaders from @CocaColaCo, @ituc, @WGBizHRs, @omniastrategy, @USCIB, @Ctr4CHR and IOE ❗️ ▶️

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    At #whatsnextforSP event, @ioevoice calls for not only more, but better funding for #socialprotection. Capacity Building for domestic resource mobilization is key to build sustainable SP Systems. With ILO R. 202, there is a global tripartite consensus on what needs to be done.

  • "Those who believe that health & safety will remain the same post-#COVID19 are wrong. #OSH will be a top priority. There won't be a quick or sustainable recovery if we don't approach it properly at the workplace": @robsuarezsantos at @ilo-@WorldCongressCA #COVIDSpecialSession

  • Did you know Swiss citizens voted for ten-day paternity leave? What does #telework look like for European cross-border employees during #COVID19? These & other #industrialrelations & #labourlaw developments on the latest issue of IOE-@WECglobal newsletter👉

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    Employers & #employment agencies in #Italy are now able to renew fixed-term contracts & increase maximum duration thanks to new decree. Read more about this key development for the agency work sector in the latest @WECglobal @ioevoice joint newsletter.

  • At our Centenary Summit #IOE100 on 2 September, @ilo Director-General @GuyRyder encouraged #employers & #business to continue advocating for #multilateralism. #Throwback #voiceofbusiness 📹 Watch his full intervention ▶️

  • A month ago, @UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres addressed the global #business community at our Centenary Summit #IOE100. Without the full engagement of the #privatesector, the #SDGs & #Agenda2030 cannot succeed! #Throwback 📹 Watch full Summit ▶️

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    Great meeting of the @ioevoice members of the Adriatic region on strengthening cooperation and peer-learning for better labour market outcomes and a robust recovery. #employerfederation #employers #recovery

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    #B20GlobalDialogue – Italy | At the joint event with @Confindustria today, #B20FutureofWorkandEducation Co-Chair, Erol Kiresepi, said that there must be cooperation and collaboration between the private and public sectors to ensure work and education can face the crisis.

  • At the #B20GlobalDialogue, IOE President @EKiresepi presents #futureofwork & #education recommendations to the Italian #business community. IOE looks forward to working with our member @Confindustria next year to promote the actions & views of the #B20 within the #G20 and beyond!

  • 🧐 How is #COVID19 impacting #labourlaw? What is the ambition of IOE Manifesto? Read the latest edition of IOE-@WECglobal #industrialrelations newsletter to find out recent developments in the field ▶️

  • 📅 Register now for the 12th Engaging Business Forum on Business & Human Rights by @CocaColaCo, @USCIB, @ioevoice & @USChamber ⏰ 7 October, 8:00-12:00 (EST) 💻 virtually ✏️ More info & registration ➡️ #BizHumanRights #Business #Employers

  • Eradicating the worst forms of #childlabour became the 1st universally ratified int'l labour standard in August! As #COVID19 risks reversing progress made, what more can be done to address the root causes of this systemic problem? Read our latest blog ➡️

  • At @CNTR4growth #InclusiveDigitization dialogue, @MatthiasThorns says we need a cultural shift from cash-based to #digital economy by making sure small companies have the tools & guidance for this. Digital capacity building of workers & robust data protection systems are also key

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    Join @ioevoice and @BusinessatOECD webinar on 19 October, 14:00-15:00 (CET) to discuss key issues on connecting the anti-corruption and human rights agendas. Registering via the link below:



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