The title of the seminar is “The Global Deal – how can France and Sweden inspire each other and the world?” and the speakers will discuss why the Global Deal is important and the value added for companies, trade unions and governments to join this growing global partnership. They will also discuss questions like how the initiative can lead to better labour markets and sustainable societies.
The Colombian Ministry for Labour, headed by Minister for labour Griselda Janeth Restrepo Gallego, together with the Swedish Embassy in Colombia hosted a Regional Tripartite Seminar on Global Deal on 22 May. The Seminar in Bogotá gathered participants from 18 countries, including ministers and vice-ministers from Colombia, Panama and Guatemala as well as representatives from trade unions and employer organisations.
Geneva, Switzerland, 30 May 2018 – In the margins of the International Labour Conference a presentation of the recently launched Global Deal Flagship Report was organized at the Palais des Nations.
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On May 18, the Global Deal Flagship Report “Building Trust in a Changing World of Work” was launched at a well-attended event at the OECD in Paris. Speakers represented governments, trade unions, businesses and international organisations, and highlighted the importance of social dialogue in creating decent work and inclusive growth and emphasised that the report as a true milestone for the Global Deal partnership.
On Wednesday 30 May, a Global Deal seminar will be held in Geneva in connection to the International Labour Conference. The aim of the seminar is to present the Global Deal Flagship Report “Building Trust in a Changing World of Work” that was recently launched in Paris.
The very first Global Deal Flagship Report “Building trust in a changing world of work” is being launched today at the OECD in Paris. The report stresses the critical role of social dialogue in creating decent work and inclusive growth, but that new efforts are needed to ensure the recognition and realisation of the rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining.
Social dialogue was discussed at a high-level roundtable at the Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality on 17 April – “How do we enhance the voice of women in the world of work – what role for social dialogue?”.
On the 18th of May, the first Global Deal Flagship Report will be launched. The launch event will take place in Paris, from 3 pm to 4 pm, at the OECD headquarters. The event is open for those interested but the number of seats is limited. Please register to firstname.lastname@example.org by 16 May.
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.