Labour Ministers from 32 countries to attend
- The continued debate on productive and full employment amongst key practitioners and the many ways to achieve this, especially after a crisis, but mainly with a long-term vision for creating the needed fiscal space.
- The capacity development of national practitioners and decision-makers involved in policy development in different ministries ( labour & Employment ,Rural Development, public works, planning, local government, gender, youth, etc.) since these initiatives had an impact on changing the ways of working, by encouraging more inter-ministerial work needed to have a larger impact on employment and on the economy as a whole
- The creation of networks of key people involved in international policy development, including academics, country-level experts, UN research and policy developers, and International financing institutions.
- Contributing to the debate on MDG acceleration and joint collaboration between various partner agencies.