G20 Japan 2019

  1. G20 Leaders' Summit (Osaka)

    ILO welcomes G20 commitment to inclusion and equality

    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.

  2. G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting (Matsuyama)

    ILO welcomes G20 commitment to human-centred future of work policies

    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

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)
    • Aging and labour markets in G20 countries [presentation]
    • Macroeconomic Implications of Population Aging: Lessons learnt and good practice [presentation]