Briefing on growth and employment in the post-2015 development agenda

On 13 December 2012 the Permanent Mission of Japan, the United Nations Development Programme and the International Labour Organization organized a briefing on Growth and Employment in the Post-2015 Development Agenda. Participants included permanent and observer missions to the United Nations, UN agencies and civil society organizations.

A global thematic consultation on growth and employment in the post-2015 development agenda took place in Tokyo, on 15-16 May 2012, co-organized by UNDP and ILO and hosted by the Government of Japan. Click here to view the event page, the recording of the event, and the posted comments and questions.


Opening Remarks
  • Mr. Katsuhiko Takahashi, Minister, Permanent Mission of Japan
  • Mr. Olav Kjørven, Assistant Secretary-General and Director, Bureau for Development Policy, UNDP
  • Ms. Telma Viale, Special Representative of the ILO to the UN
Policy Perspectives on Employment Generation
  • Degol Hailu, Senior Adviser on Economic Governance, UNDP
Jobs and Livelihoods at the Core of the Sustainable Development Agenda
  • Aurelio Parisotto, Senior Economist, ILO
  • Paul Ladd, Senior Adviser, UNDP
Launch of the space on growth and employment on the web platform

Discussion and Q&A

View the website on Growth and Employment at UN Teamworks'