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.
Paris, France, 21 December 2017 – To formally establish their commitment to the Global Deal and to gather support from French stakeholders to the initiative, the French Ministry of Labor hosted a national Global Deal meeting in Paris.
Geneva, Switzerland, 22 November 2017. Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven hosted a well-attended high-level seminar about Global Deal and trade together with WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo under the title “Making Globalization Work for Everyone”.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven launches an international group of senior advisors to the Global Deal for decent work and inclusive growth. The group will give strategic advise for the future work of the Global Deal initiative.
During the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth held in Gothenburg on 17 November, President Emmanuel Macron declared that France joins the Global Deal.
Sweden’s Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will host a high-level seminar about Global Deal and trade together with WTO Director-General Roberto Azevêdo. Other leading speakers are Guy Ryder, Director-General of ILO and Børge Brende, President of WEF.
Tunisia has embarked on a remarkable journey towards democratic transition, in which social dialogue has been instrumental, said Ann Linde, Swedish minister for EU and Trade, when she opened the Global Deal Forum conference in Tunis on 31 October.