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 2016

  1. Promote Decent Work

    27 April 2016

    A report prepared for the G20 Employment Working Group by ILO/OECD/WB/IMF

February 2016

  1. Generating adequate job opportunities

    02 February 2016

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

October 2015

  1. Declaration adopted by the 6th meeting of Ministers of Tourism of G20 member

    05 October 2015

September 2015

  1. Income inequality and labour income share in G20 countries: Trends, Impacts and Causes

    04 September 2015

    Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting and Joint Meeting with G20 Finance Ministers (Ankara, Turkey, 3-4 September 2015) by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Monetary Fund, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank Group.

  2. G20 Labour Markets in 2015: Strengthening the Link between Growth and Employment

    04 September 2015

    Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministers Meeting and Joint Meeting with G20 Finance Ministers (Ankara, Turkey, 3-4 September 2015) by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank Group with inputs by the International Monetary Fund.

September 2014

  1. G20: Promoting better labour market outcomes for youth

    09 September 2014

    Joint ILO-OECD background paper on youth employment and apprenticeship prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Melbourne, Australia, 10-11 September 2014.

  2. Informality and the quality of employment in G20 countries

    09 September 2014

    ILO Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Melbourne, Australia, 10-11 September 2014.

  3. G20: Creating Safe and Healthy Workplaces for All

    09 September 2014

    ILO Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Melbourne, Australia, 10-11 September 2014.

  4. G20: Achieving stronger growth by promoting a more gender-balanced economy

    09 September 2014

    Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting held in Melbourne, Australia, 10-11 September 2014. By the International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the World Bank Group.

  5. G20 labour markets: outlook, key challenges and policy responses

    09 September 2014

    Report prepared for the G20 Labour and Employment Ministerial Meeting (LEEM) by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the World Bank Group. The LEMM is taking place on 10-11 September 2014.