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On May 18, the Global Deal Flagship Report “Building Trust in a Changing World of Work” was launched at a well-attended event at the OECD in Paris. Speakers represented governments, trade unions, businesses and international organisations, and highlighted the importance of social dialogue in creating decent work and inclusive growth and emphasised that the report as a true milestone for the Global Deal partnership.
On Wednesday 30 May, a Global Deal seminar will be held in Geneva in connection to the International Labour Conference. The aim of the seminar is to present the Global Deal Flagship Report “Building Trust in a Changing World of Work” that was recently launched in Paris.
The very first Global Deal Flagship Report “Building trust in a changing world of work” is being launched today at the OECD in Paris. The report stresses the critical role of social dialogue in creating decent work and inclusive growth, but that new efforts are needed to ensure the recognition and realisation of the rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining.
Social dialogue was discussed at a high-level roundtable at the Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality on 17 April – “How do we enhance the voice of women in the world of work – what role for social dialogue?”.
On the 18th of May, the first Global Deal Flagship Report will be launched. The launch event will take place in Paris, from 3 pm to 4 pm, at the OECD headquarters. The event is open for those interested but the number of seats is limited. Please register to firstname.lastname@example.org by 16 May.
On 26 March 2018, a roundtable discussion with companies about ‘the Global Deal for Decent Work and Inclusive Growth’ was held in Stockholm, Sweden. Around 25 companies, both existing Global Deal partners and other interested attended the meeting.
We are pleased to share the second edition of the Global Deal newsletter with you! Click on the link below to read about key developments and events, as well as about what’s next for the continuously growing Global Deal partnership.
“By joining forces, we can contribute to reducing the possible inequalities arising from globalisation. And we can also increase productivity, inclusive growth and contribute to sustainable development”, writes Josefin Unger Belin, Deputy Director of the Global Deal Initiative in Sweden’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in ETI’s Leadership Series.
Partners to the Global Deal are invited to have thier voluntary commitments showcased in the upcoming Global Deal Flagship Report.