- PR No.17 - Summary reports of panel discussions (13 June 2011) - Panel 2. “Employment and social justice in a globalizing economy”pdf - 0.1 MB
Panel 2, held on 13 June, was moderated by Mr Andrew Walker, Senior Economics Correspondent, BBC. The panellists were: Mr Samir Radwan, Minister of Finance, Egypt; Ms Louka Katseli, Minister for Labour and Social Security, Greece; Ms Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC); Mr Peter Clever, Director-General, Confederation of German Employers; Mr Min Zhu, Special Adviser to the Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF); and Ms Jayati Ghosh, Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. The panel addressed policy measures needed to ensure that economic growth was translating into decent work. In particular, was reconciliation possible between a patchy recovery, economic growth and robust growth in quality jobs? Would global governance and coordination arrangements give equal priority to economic growth and to expansion of decent work?