Agenda for the Launch of ILO’s Global Employment Trends, 2013

Agenda | 12 February 2013

Launch of ILO’s
Global Employment Trends 2013

Silver Oak Room, India Habitat Centre



3:00 – 3:30 p.m.


3:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Chair: Dr. M. Sarangi, Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India

Welcome by ILO, Ms. Tine Staermose, Director, Country Office for India and Decent Work Team for South Asia

Address by Ms. Lise Grande, United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Representative

Presentation of the Global Employment Trends 2013 Report by Mr. Steven Kapsos, Senior Economist, ILO, Geneva and Dr. Sher Verick, Senior Employment Specialist, ILO, New Delhi


Dr. S.K. Sasikumar, Senior Fellow, VV Giri National Labour Institute

Dr. Rana Hasan, Prinicpal Economist, Asian Development Bank

Address by Mr. Yoshiteru Uramoto, Regional Director for the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

Chief Guest: Prof. Abhijit Sen, Member, Planning Commission, Government of India

5:30 p.m.

High tea