102nd International Labour Conference

World of Work Summit

High-Level Panel on the theme “Restoring Confidence: Jobs, Growth and Social Progress” held during the 102nd International Labour Conference. Introduction by Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General of the ILO.

>> Live: Follow the discussion via webcast


The panellists include:

  • Mr Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa
  • Mr Yves Flückiger, Vice-Rector, University of Geneva
  • Mr Daniel Funes de Rioja, Executive Vice-President, International Organization of Employers (IOE)
  • Ms Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)

Panellists will discuss the following topics:

  • What model of society – what space for solidarity, dialogue, cooperation, notions of justice?
  • Sustainable enterprises as the engine of jobs and growth: large, small, medium and micro – private/public? What are the priorities?
  • Should employment and income inequality concerns move to the core of policy strategies, including in countries most hit by the crisis, and how could the ILO help in that respect?
  • What should be the nature of action by the State – social protection, labour markets, moving from informality to formality and so forth?
You can also follow the panel on twitter @ILO or by searching for the #ILO2013 hashtag.