In January 2016, the OECD Labour and Employment Ministers invited the OECD to review and update the OECD Jobs Strategy to provide comprehensive and up-to-date policy advice for achieving an inclusive labour market that performs strongly in the context of demographic change, environmental challenges, globalisation, ongoing technological progress and changes in work organisation.

The new OECD Jobs Strategy will be a key pillar of the OECD Inclusive Growth initiative since labour market outcomes are crucial for ensuring the strength but also the inclusivity and social sustainability of the process of economic growth.

High Level Policy Forum

On 13 June 2017 OECD Ministers of Labour and Employment and renowned experts gathered in Berlin to discuss the main policy priorities and how these could be best reflected in the new Strategy. Ministers discussed the new framework proposed for the OECD Jobs Strategy and a number of specific topics of particular relevance.