IBSA International Conference on South-South Cooperation:

Day 2: 02 March 2012 Presentations

Meeting document | New Delhi, India | 08 March 2012

Theme #1: Spectrum from public works to EGS – Tools and training for mass employment generation & poverty alleviation
How to design public works programmes as a means of facilitating beneficiaries to get immediate employment opportunities and graduate out of poverty

Chairperson: Honourable Engr. Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain, Minister of Labour & Employment, Bangladesh
Moderator: Mr. Terje Tessem, Chief, EMP/INVEST, ILO, Geneva

Theme #2: Asset Creation linkages with Green Jobs and Climate Change Adaptation

Exploring ways of broadening evidence base of low income countries for direct impact on beneficiaries (increased use of infrastructure facilities), secondary and indirect impact (road, market, irrigation) and reduction of poverty and stimulating the local economy through Green Works

Chairperson: Mr. Ravi Mathur, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India
Moderator: Mr. Vincent Jugault, Senior Specialist on Green Jobs, ILO, Bangakok

Theme #3: Income Security and Targeting (Wage Levels, Employability, Social Protection and Other Decent Work Elements)

Exploring the ways and means to secure income and integrate decent work elements

Chairperson: Ms. Rosalinda Baldoz, Secretary of Labour and employment, Government of Philippines
Moderator: Mr. Mukesh Gupta, Senior Specialist, ILO Decent Work Team for South Asia, New Delhi

  • Cambodia’s experience: Case Study on National Social Protection Strategy – Mr, Ngy Chanphal, Secretary of State, Ministry of Interior
  • Special Aspects of Public Works Employment Programmes – Setting of Wage Levels, Social Audits, Health Insurance India’s MGNREGA – Ms. Sowmya Kidambi, Director, SSAAT, Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • South Africa’s Experience – Wage Levels, Decent Work Elements – Ministry of Labour and Employment, South Africa