Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on SDG 8



ILO, Geneva


Matthias Thorns

Deputy Secretary-General
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Pierre Vincensini

Senior Adviser
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Aim of the meeting

In preparation for the 2019 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the UN Department for Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) in collaboration with the ILO, is organising an Expert Group Meeting on SDG 8 and its role in advancing sustainable development. The objective of the meeting is to take stock of progress towards Goal 8, to share good practices and challenges, and to suggest ways forward in terms of policies, partnerships and coordinated action at all levels.

IOE Role in the meeting

Follow-up on the progress review on SDG 8 and provide the Employers’ perspective.