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IOE Centenary Summit: 100 years of business action

IOE celebrated its Centenary of business action on behalf of 50 million companies in over 140 countries under the theme "Achieving a…

Business worldwide responds to #UN75 survey

45 IOE employer federations highlighted business priorities in the #UN75 survey

UN Secretary-General to join IOE Centenary Summit

Register now for IOE's conversation with the UN Secretary-General on Wednesday, 2 September focusing on business input to a reset of…

Enhancing Cooperation between UN and Business at National Level

Join IOE’s second digital event on 17 June between employers and UN Resident Coordinators.

Business & Industry Major Group: Update on High-Level Political Forum

Friday, 22 May 2020, 14:00 (CET)

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…

Global cooperation, partnerships and inclusive policy making decisions

UN@75 and private sector online dialogue with UN Under-Secretary General, Fabrizio Hochschild. (15 May 2020 9:00 EST/15:00 CET)

Employers call for mobilising resources for the UN-led global Covid-19 fund

The world’s employers call for mobilising resources for the UN-led global Covid-19 fund to save lives and save jobs.

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

Register for a webinar: Discussion on the UN Treaty process on business and human rights

Invitation to members and partners for an upcoming IOE Webinar

Invitation to the GFMD Summit (Marrakesh, Morocco 5-7 December 2018)

Join the preparatory call for the upcoming UN Global Compact Board meeting

Join the next webinar of the Policy Working Group on International Labour Migration

EPIC Pledging Event, 26 Sept 2018 in New York

Appointment of new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

Bolstering partnerships and advocating for business action on SDGs in New York

Agreement on a Global Compact for safe, orderly and regular migration

Apply for Special Accreditation: UNGA preparatory process for a global compact for safe, orderly and regular migration

Invitation to the Global Forum for Migration and Development Business Meeting in Geneva on 3-4 April 2017

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