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New Global Deal publication: Social dialogue can be 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

Global Deal Seminar on The Future of Work in Argentina 10 September

A Global Deal-seminar on ‘The Future of Work and the Role of Social Dialogue’ will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, 10 September 2018. The Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Argentina will jointly be hosting a half-day seminar which will gather a wide array of stakeholder´s for several panel-discussions on the role of social dialogue in shaping and adapting to the future world of work. Representatives from the ILO, the OECD, the Global Deal support unit, academia, business, trade unions and employers will be present. The full agenda and list of speakers will be presented closer to the event.

Platform for sharing of experiences and good practices

One of the key elements of the Global Deal is to provide platforms for sharing experiences and good practices of how various stakeholder´s can further the Global Deal objectives. The two articles below tells the story of how three partners, the trade union Unionen, the Swedish alcohol retailing company Systembolaget, and the bus and lorry manufacturer Scania, have used social dialogue to enhance working conditions and health in the wine- and manufacturing industries respectively.

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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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