G20 Argentina 2018

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    G20 Leaders' Summit

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    ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (right) at the G20 Osaka Summit in Osaka

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    G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

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    Family picture of the 3rd G20 Sherpa meeting with ILO Deputy Director-General Deborah Greenfield

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    Family picture of the 2nd G20 Sherpa meeting with ILO Deputy Director-General Deborah Greenfield

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    Family picture of the 1st G20 Sherpa meeting with ILO Deputy Director-General Deborah Greenfield

Japan's priorities

  • adapting to demographic change;
  • promoting gender equality in labour markets; and
  • exchanging national policies and practices in response to the new forms of work

ILO's contributions to the G20 2019

Leaders' Summit, 28-29 June, Osaka

G20 leaders issued a communiqué stressing the importance of ensuring that ageing societies are active, and supporting gender equality and women's economic empowerment.

G20 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting, 01-02 September, Matsuyama

Ministers of Labour and Employment of G20 members and invited countries adopted a Ministerial Declaration to address demographic change, new forms of work, and global efforts to realize gender equality.

Working Groups (inputs contributed by the ILO)

  • Framework Working Group (FWG)
    • Ageing and Labour Markets [presentation]
    • Macroeconomic Implications of Population Aging: Lessons learnt and good practice [presentation]

April 2019

  1. Policy responses to new forms of work: International governance of digital labour platforms

    22 April 2019

    Background paper prepared for the 2nd meeting of the G20 Employment Working Group under the Japanese G20 presidency (Tokyo, 22-24 April 2019)

  2. Gender equality in the G20 – Additional analysis from the time dimension

    22 April 2019

    Co-authored paper prepared for the 2nd meeting of the G20 Employment Working Group under the Japanese G20 presidency (Tokyo, 22-24 April 2019)

  3. Women at Work in G20 countries: Progress and policy action since 2018

    22 April 2019

    Co-authored paper prepared for the 2nd meeting of the G20 Employment Working Group under the Japanese G20 presidency (Tokyo, 22-24 April 2019)

February 2019

  1. New job opportunities in an ageing society

    25 February 2019

    Co-authored paper prepared for the 1st Meeting of the G20 Employment Working Group under the Japanese G20 presidency (Tokyo, 25-27 February 2019)

  2. Supporting longer working lives: Multistage approaches for decent and productive work

    25 February 2019

    Paper prepared for the 1st Meeting of the G20 Employment Working Group under the Japanese G20 presidency (Tokyo, 25-27 February 2019)

October 2018

  1. Approaches to anticipating skills for the future of work

    02 October 2018

    Report prepared by the ILO and OECD for the G20 Employment Working Group.

  2. Financing social protection for the future of work: Fiscal aspects and policy options

    02 October 2018

    Prepared by Staff of the ILO for the G20 Framework Working Group.

  3. Financing life-long learning for the future of work

    02 October 2018

    Prepared for the G20 Framework Working Group.

  4. Promoting adequate social protection and social security coverage for all workers, including those in non-standard forms of employment

    02 October 2018

    Promoting adequate social protection and social security coverage for all workers, including those in non-standard forms of employment (ILO/OECD).

  5. Labour market inclusion of people with disabilities

    02 October 2018

    Paper presented at the 1st Meeting of the G20 Employment Working Group (ILO/OECD).