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All parties represented at two Global Deal events in Dhaka, Bangladesh
The Swedish and Danish Embassies in Bangladesh together with the ILO hosted a roundtable discussion about the Global Deal social dialogue and industrial relations project (SDIR) in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 25 September.
Global Deal Multi-Stakeholder Partnership to be hosted by the OECD
On 19 September, all member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) agreed that the OECD would host a support unit for the Global Deal partnership. The support unit will be cooperation between OECD and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), two of the founding members of the Global Deal.
New Global Deal publication: Social dialogue facilitated through National Contact Points for responsible business conduct
The OECD, one of the founding partners of the Global Deal, has developed the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The Guidelines are recommendations on responsible business conduct that provide non-binding principles and standards for corporate responsibility in a global context and they are consistent with applicable laws and internationally recognised standards. Social dialogue is embedded in the Guidelines, and the provisions explicitly require companies to consult with social partners as part of their due diligence processes.
About Global Deal
Global Deal is a multi-stakeholder partnership with the objective of jointly addressing chal-lenges in the global labour market so as to enable all people to benefit from globalisation. The fundamental idea at the heart of the Global Deal is to highlight the potential of sound industrial relations and enhanced social dialogue as a means to foster decent work, quality jobs and increased productivity and, by extension, greater equality and inclusive growth.
Voices about the global deal
Several leaders have recorded special messages about the Global Deal partnership. In the following video clips you will hear about the vision of the Global Deal and why a more ambitious approach to decent work and increased productivity is needed in the increasingly globalised labour market.See all videos