PARDEV Newsletter No. 34

The Post-2015 Development Agenda

The ILO is actively involved with the United Nations in support of country processes for defining the so called “post-2015 development framework” that will build on and complement the Millennium Development Goals. These initiatives include the work of the Task Team established by the UN Secretary-General under the leadership of the UN Development Group (UNDG), and the UNDG groups responsible for organizing thematic and national consultations. With UNDP, the ILO convened the first thematic consultation in Tokyo in May 2012, on the subject of “growth and employment”. In its recent discussion of the subject, the ILO Governing Body’s - governments, workers and employers gave a mandate to the ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, to develop a strategy and provide support for ILO constituents to be fully involved in the agenda-setting processes.