Advancing the Global Deal in 2017

Today, on the 18th September, the High-Level Follow-Up Meeting of the Global Deal takes place in New York City. During the meeting, stakeholders will share experiences and best practices from the past year, as well as pave the way for scaling up the initiative in order to reduce inequality and promote decent work and inclusive growth. In addition, a ‘Thematic Brief – Achieving Decent Work and Inclusive Growth: The Business Case for Social Dialogue’ will be launched.

Speakers include H.E. Mr. Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Sweden, H.E. Mr. Tabare Vazquez, President of Uruguay, H.E. Ms Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Ms. Amina Mohemmed, Deputy Secretary-General, United Nations, H.E. Mr. Guy Ryder, Director-General, International Labour Organization (ILO), H.E. Mr. Angel Gurría, Secretary-General, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), Ms. Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director, Oxfam International, Mr. Mats Granryd, Director-General, GSMA Association, Mr. Philip Jennings, General Secretary at UNI Global Union.

You can follow the event live here from 5.45 pm to 7 pm New York time (GMT−4).