Live webcast: Network high-level meeting on October 28, 2015

Watch the live webcast of the ILO Global Business and Disability Network high-level global event at the ILO’s headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. During this special event, the Network is launching its Business Charter on Disability, signed by representatives from major multinational enterprises. The Charter asserts our common commitment to create inclusive workplaces for people with disabilities around the world.

Get to know about what companies are currently doing to foster disability inclusion around the world and get informed about the contemporary issue of mental health at the workplace - a follow-up discussion on last year's global meeting.

Share your thoughts with us live on Twitter by using the hashtag #enable2work.

Agenda (CET)


Welcoming remarks
Manuela Tomei, Director, Conditions of Work and Equality Department, ILO
Network Steering Committee Chairperson Wendy Orr, Standard Bank


ILO Global Business & Disability Charter
Remarks by the ILO Director-General Guy Ryder

Moderator: Deborah France-Massin, Director, Bureau for Employers’ Activities, ILO


Signing ceremony of the ILO Global Business & Disability Network Charter


Remarks by company member representatives on the implementation of the Charter principles


How do we implement company-wide dsability inclusion policies and how do we promote country specific initiatives? 
Remarks by Shauna Olney, Director, Gender, Equality, and Diversity Branch, ILO

Moderator: Bruce Roch, Adecco

Stéphanie Oueda, L'Oréal
Adeline Braescu-Kerlan, Sodexo
Justyna Orzel, Carrefour Poland
Antonio Salvador, GPA, Brazil
Cythia Rodriguez Rueda, Peruvian Business & Disability Network and Empanacombi, Peru 



Panel discussion: Mental health at the workplace
Moderator: Stefan Trömel, Senior Disability Specialist, ILO

Liz Scott, CEO, Organizational Solutions, Canada
Graham Halsey, Well Working Matters, UK
Kirsty Leivers, AXA, France


Next steps and closing
Moderator: Network Vice Chairperson Mathilde Tabary, Carrefour

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