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]

October 2018

  1. Informality and non-standard forms of employment

    02 October 2018

    Prepared for the G20 Employment Working Group meeting.

  2. Accelerating action to eliminate child labour, forced labour and modern slavery, with a particular focus on global supply chains

    02 October 2018

    Follow-up of the IV Conference on the Sustainable Eradication of Child Labour, 14-16 November 2017, Buenos Aires (Argentina) - With contributions from UNICEF and the World Bank.

  3. Global Skills Trends, Training Needs and Lifelong Learning Strategies for the Future of Work

    02 October 2018

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

  4. Inclusive Business

    02 October 2018

    Issue Note prepared for the G20 Development Working Group.

May 2017

  1. Women at Work in G20 countries

    18 May 2017

    This paper reviews trends regarding the quality of female employment across the three dimensions of the G20 job quality framework

February 2017

  1. Promoting sustainable global supply chains: International standards, due diligence and grievance mechanisms

    15 February 2017

    Paper presented at the 2nd Meeting of the G20 Employment Working Group, February 2017

  2. Strengthening social protection for the future of work

    15 February 2017

    Paper presented at the 2nd Meeting of the G20 Employment Working Group, February 2017

December 2016

  1. Background paper: Women at Work in G20 Countries

    19 December 2016

    This paper reviews progress in closing gender gaps in labour force participation, in the quality of employment and the main economic and social arguments in support of greater gender equality in the labour market

  2. Towards a framework for fair and effective integration of migrants into the labour market

    19 December 2016

    This paper takes stock of the broad issues involved in the labour market integration of immigrants in G20 countries, as well as of the policies at hand to free their full potential.

July 2016

  1. Enhancing employability

    07 July 2016

    An ILO/OECD/World Bank report prepared for the G20 Employment Working Group with inputs from The International Monetary Fund