11/01/2016 - OECD Secretary-General Ángel Gurría will open the Policy Forum on the Future of Work on Thursday 14 January 2016 at 10.30 am at OECD headquarters in Paris. More than 300 ministers, academics, entrepreneurs and leading representatives from the business sector and trade unions will discuss how digitisation is shaping the world of work and the implications for skills and labour market policy. This event will be open to media.
The next day, employment and labour ministers from more than 40 OECD and partner countries will convene at OECD headquarters to discuss these issues as well as lessons from the economic crisis and ongoing changes in the world of work as a result of demographic shifts, technological change and globalisation.
A press conference will take place on Friday at 14.20 pm with OECD Secretary-General Ángel Gurría; Irish Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Social Protection of Ireland and Chair of the Ministerial Meeting, Joan Burton; and Myriam El Khomri, Minister of Labour, Employment, Vocational Training and Social Dialogue of France.
The agenda of the Policy Forum is available at http://www.oecd.org/employment/ministerial/policy-forum/programme.htm
More details on the Forum and Ministerial are available at http://www.oecd.org/employment/ministerial/
To register for the Policy Forum on the 14th and press conference on the 15th, journalists should contact Anna Biernat of the OECD Media Division (tel. +33 1 45 24 14 28).