G20 leaders, meeting in Osaka, issued a communique stressing the importance of ensuring that ageing societies are active, and supporting gender equality and women's economic empowerment.
The G20 Labour and Employment Ministers have adopted a Declaration committing to human-centred world of work policies. The ILO’s Director-General, who took part in the meeting in Japan, welcomed the statement.
Priorities of the Employment Working Group
- Demographic change,
- Gender equality and
- New forms of work.
ILO's contributions to the G20: 2019
Leader’s Summit, 28-29 June 2019, Osaka
Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting, 1-2 September 2019, Matsuyama
- Declaration: Shaping a Human-Centered Future of Work
- Remarks by the Director-General:
Working Groups (inputs contributed by the ILO)
- Employment Working Group (EWG)
- Recent Trends in Employment 2019 [presentation]
- Supporting longer working lives: Multistage approaches for decent and productive work [paper | presentation]
- New job opportunities in an ageing society [paper | presentation]
- Women at Work in G20 countries: Progress and policy action since 2018 (ILO & OECD) [paper | presentation]
- Gender equality in the G20 – Additional analysis from the time dimension (ILO & OECD) [paper | presentation]
- Policy responses to new forms of work: International governance of digital labour platforms [paper | presentation]
- Framework Working Group (FWG)