Azerbaijan, Baku, July 2 / Trend U.Ismayilova /
The Azerbaijani Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) has become a full member of the International Organization of Employers (IOE), the confederation reported.
The decision on the confederation's full membership in the organization was made at the session of the IOE General Council June 1.
The confederation was registered April 9, 1999. It brings together more than 3,500 business entities.
Since its creation in 1920 the IOE has been recognized as the only organization at the international level that represents the interests of business in the labor and social policy fields. Today, it consists of 148 national employer organizations from 141 countries from all over the world.
The mission of the IOE is to promote and defend the interests of employers in international fora, particularly in the International Labor Organization (ILO), and to this end works to ensure that international labor and social policy promotes the viability of enterprises and creates an environment favorable to enterprise development and job creation.
In order to ensure that the voice of business is heard at the international and national level, the IOE is actively engaged in the creation and capacity building of representative organizations of employers, particularly in both the developing world and those countries in transition to the market economy.
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