Office support to constituents to give effect to the Global Jobs Pact at the national-level. Special Assignment No: 1. GJP Learning Event December 14, 2011 Geneva. Assignment 1 of Special Office Arrangements:.
Office support to constituents to give effect to the Global Jobs Pact at the national-level
Special Assignment No: 1
GJP Learning Event
December 14, 2011
« Ensuresound and integratedtechnical support to the operationalresponse to constituents in countries wanting to apply Global Jobs Pact’spolicies. This entailsstrategic and effective coordination of policies and tools, mobilizing the knowledge and technicalcapacitiesfromacrosstechnicalsectors and departments, and complementing the technicalcapacity of the regions in the delivery of assistance to constituentsat the country level, under the authority of RegionalDirectors »
Source: DG Announcement, 6 Nov 2009. « Special Office Arrangements to support ILO Constituents to giveeffect to the GJP ».
Mobilizingknowledgefromacrosstechnicalsectors and departments in a distilled user friendlyway:
Support to constituentsat the national level in particular in those countries thatwant to use the GJP in an integratedway
Mainstream GJP implementation in P&B and DWCPs (Office-wide responsibility, not just Assignment 1)
Support to National Implementation in countries committed to an integrated application of the GJP (Focus of Assignment 1)
What is a Scan?
How is it produced?
How is it used?
1. The product: A GJP country scan is a document with three well defined parts:
a broad description of what is known at country level about impact of the crisis
overview of most important policy responses
recommendations on how national policies can contribute to shaping fair and sustainable globalization
1. Whya scan and how doesitwork
To have an integrated situation analysis using the GJP policy portfolio to improve crisis response policies
To enable an integrated approach that takes account of the integrated, interdependent and mutually supportive elements of policies under a decent work lens - as requested by SJD
To contribute to well informed social dialogue and policy prioritization by constituents
A new knowledge product that fills a gap in policy analysis
Office document: it is a document under the responsibility of the Office, not a negotiated document.
Standardized methodology: it is a structured, systematic and integrated approach, using a questionnaire/checklist and a common diagnostic format for all countries
Multi disciplinary teams are established with Office specialists from Field and HQs in all relevant areas
An input for tripartite dialogue and priority setting
Whatis in a GJP scan - part 1
4 policy areas, broken down into specific sub-areas
Did country start, expand or modify policies or measures in that particular area?
What Quantitative and qualitative impact of the measure (s)? Debate on effectiveness?
What support by international organization(s) for implementation of the measure?
Has ILO been involved?
Is there further interest for ILO involvement and support?
5 generic questions for each sub-area
A clearrequest for assistance from a member state interested in applying the GJP in an integratedmanner
A strongcommitment to genuine tripartite social dialogue
Agreement that the ILO willundertake an integratedreview
Commitment to a national tripartite policy dialogue thatresults in a wellprioritizedroadmap for additional national policyresponses and potentialadditional ILO support
For employers’ & workers’ organizations
For policy makers, planners, government officials and development agencies
Indonesia: Indonesia Jobs Pact; led
to the application of the Dynamic Social
AccountingMatrix to asses the employment
impact of the infrastructure component of their
El Salvador: National Jobs Pact
South Africa: prioritiesapproved by NEDLAC
Bulgaria: helped to build a national consensus
regarding pension reformmeasures.
NOTE: Governments and social partnerswereofferedimmediateresponses, thatis, ongoingwork and immediate support for urgent new prioritieswould not have to wait for the scans to beready!
As agreed with the tripartite Decent Work Technical Team at NEDLAC and integrated into the DWCP Implementation Matrix.
Workunderassignment 1 wasreported to the GB in March, 2010; Nov 2010; March, 2011; including participation of RegionalDirectors
Workunderassignment 1, as part of GJP implementationwasalsoreported to the ILC, 2010 as part of the recurrent item report on Employment.
Externalevaluation of assignment
GJP Learning Event
Finalize « looseends »:
ASSIGNMENT 2: COUNTRY BASED POLICY ANALYSIS
Develop a coordinated approach to ILO’s DW country level analysis as a basis for services to constituents and development of effective DWCPs:
Did they have the Potential Benefits envisaged?
At country level
At the level of the Office