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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 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is one of the founding partners of the Global Deal. The Organisation has developed the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. The Guidelines are recommendations on responsible business conduct addressed by governments to businesses operating in, or from, adhering countries. They provide non-binding principles and standards for corporate … Continued

Focus on social dialogue and the future of work in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 10 September 2018 – During half a day, representatives from the Argentine government, business sector, trade union movement and academia met to discuss the role of social dialogue in shaping the future of work in an Argentinian context. In two panel discussions, participants shared their respective views of the challenges and opportunities connected with creating an inclusive growth that benefits both worker´s, companies and society at large in Argentina.

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About Global Deal

The Global Deal is a global partnership with the objective of jointly addressing the challenges in the global labour market and enabling all people to benefit from globalisation. The Global Deal is a multi-stakeholder partnership in line with Goal 17 (“partnerships for the goals”) in the UN 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.

Voices about the global deal


Stefan Löfven


Justin Trudeau


Sharan Burrow


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 globalized labour market.

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