G20 Japan 2019

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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]