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23 April 2018 - 27 April 2018

Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: The approach of the ILO MNE Declaration

23 April 2018 - 27 April 2018

Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: The approach of the ILO MNE Declaration

Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: The approach of the ILO MNE Declaration

Content

The course will consist of three modules:

Module I. MNEs, ILO instruments and other inter-governmental instruments and frameworks

  • The role of MNEs in economic and social development
  • Roles and challenges of enterprises, governments, employers' and workers' organizations in promoting responsible, sustainable and inclusive business practices
  • Introduction to the ILO MNE Declaration: its aim and scope, its approach, its principles and operational tools
  • Other international instruments and frameworks: UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, UN Global Compact, OECD MNE Guidelines

Module II. Workers’ rights and MNE impacts

  • Overview of rights set out in the MNE Declaration
  • The realization of the ILO Fundamental principlpes and Righst at Work
  • Respecting workers' rights: Company approaches and challenges
  • Government role: rule of law and law enforcement
  • Role of ILO constituents
  • MNEs and social dialogue

Module III. MNE contribution to sustainable development

  • Investment promotion
  • Skills development, local hiring and training
  • Business linkages with local SMEs
  • Aligning government and company inittiatives with public policies
  • Enterprises' experiences and partnerships 
  • Guidelines set out in the MNE Declaration
  • Tripartite consultations on policy discussion related to socio-economic development, FDI and operations of MNEs

 

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10127 Turin - Italy

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