Programme for Ministerial Meeting

 

 

Monday 28th September | Tuesday 29th September

 

Monday 28th September 2009 

MINISTERIAL MEETING

Tackling the Jobs Crisis: The Labour Market and Social Policy Response

Co-Chairs: Ms Janice Charette, Deputy Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada and Mr Maurizio Sacconi, Minister of Labour, Health and Social Policies, Italy.

Vice-Chair: Mr Sven Otto Littorin, Minister of Employment, Sweden

14:00 - 15:00

Consultations with BIAC and TUAC

15:00 - 15:10

Welcome by the OECD Secretary-General: Mr. Angel Gurría

Theme 1: The Jobs Crisis: What are the implications for Employment and Social Policy?

15:10 - 15:20

Report by the chair on consultation with BIAC and TUAC

15:20 - 16:30

Introductory comments and Contributions by Ministers

16:30 - 16:50

Coffee break

16:50 - 18:30

Discussion

18:30 - 20:00

Cocktail open to all participants

Venue: Hall of the Château

20:30 - 22:00

Offical Dinner for Ministers and Heads of Delegations

Venue: George Marshall Room, Château

 

 

 

Tuesday 29th September 2009 

MINISTERIAL MEETING (cont'd)

Theme 2: Maintaining the Activation Stance during the Crisis

09:00 - 09:10

Report by the chair on consultation with BIAC and TUAC

09:10 - 10:00

Introductory comments and Contributions by Ministers

10:00 - 10:20

Discussion

10:20 - 10:40

Coffee break

10:40 - 12:20

Discussion (cont'd)

12:20 - 12:30

Finalisation of Communiqué

12:30 - 14:30

Working Lunch (by invitation only)

Beyond the Crisis: What is the Jobs Potential of Shifting towards a Low-Carbon Economy?

Hosted by the Secretary-General

• read the opening remarks

Introductory remarks by:
Mr. Alex Bowen, Principal Research Fellow, Grantham Research Centre, London School of Economics
Venue: Room C, Château
• read the Read the presentation

14:30 - 15:15

Press Conference

Conference Centre Auditorim

Theme 3: Helping Youth get a firm foothold in the Labour Market

15:15 - 15:25

Report by the chair on consultation with BIAC and TUAC

15:25 - 16:15

Introductory comments and Contributions by Ministers

16:15 - 16:35

Coffee break

16:35 - 17:50

Discussion

17:50 - 18:00

Final Remarks by the Co-Chairs