Did you know that the Global Deal website also serves as a web-based repository that showcase good practices of social dialogue, corporate practice, advocacy, knowledge sharing and capacity building? Visit the “Good Practices” page for more information.
The Global Deal aims to encourage governments, businesses, unions and other organisations to make commitments to enhance social dialogue. A Declaration of Support forms the basis of the Global Deal. All stakeholders are asked to associate themselves with the declaration and make real commitments. To join the Global Deal, stakeholders need to fill in the … Continued
The new Thematic Brief “The Contribution of Social Dialogue to Gender Equality” illustrates how social dialogue can help advance gender equality. Available in English, French and Spanish
This morning, Spain became the 100th partner to associate to the Global Deal partnership. In the presence of OECD´s Secretary General Angel Gurría, Swedish Minister for Employment and Integration Ylva Johansson, as well as business and union representatives, Spain´s Minister of Labour, Migrations and Social Security Magdalena Valerio expressed her Government´s support to the Global … Continued
On 9 November 2018, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven met Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), to formally hand over the Global Deal initiative.
The Global Deal is one out of 120 projects that will be showcased during the Paris Peace Forum 11-13 November under the theme Inclusive Economy. The Paris Peace Forum is a new annual meeting for global governance actors based on the idea that international cooperation is key to tackling global challenges and ensuring endurable peace.
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.
By initiative of the Swedish Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina a working lunch with key actors was organized in Sarajevo on 19 September together with ILO and Olof Palme International Center to familiarize key actors and discuss opportunities in Bosnia and Herzegovina for the Global Deal. Among participants where representatives from governments, unions, employer’s associations, … Continued
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.
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.