ILO in partnership with Government of France

What strategic and organizational choices should Public Employment Services make in the face of new challenges in the labour market?

This webinar is an opportunity to discover the results of an international benchmark study on employment services conducted by the Government of France and to discuss with representatives of several contributing countries their public employment models.

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In order to act effectively on the employment situation, governments are relying more and more on their Public Employment Service (PES).

Wishing to improve its model, France has just conducted an international benchmark study to discover different strategic and organizational models of PES.

This webinar is an opportunity to discover the results of the study and to discuss with representatives of several contributing countries their PES models: Germany, Catalonia region (Spain), Denmark.

This identical webinars will be held in the morning, as well as in the afternoon to accommodate participants from different time zones. The first webinar will last from 10.30 to 12.20 CEST, and will be available in English and French. Whereas the second webinar will take place between 15.00 to 16.50 CEST, and will be available in English, French and Spanish. 

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Agenda

  • Opening remarks (10 minutes): Welcome speech by Sangheon LEE (Director, EMPLOYMENT department, ILO) and Thomas AUDIGE (Directeur Général, Inspection Générale des Affaires Sociales, France)
  • First part: Introductory remarks (35 minutes)
    • Explanation of the French context by Anousheh KARVAR (Déléguée du Gouvernement français auprès de l’OIT, Gouvernement Français)
    • Explanation of the France Travail project by Thibaut GUILLUY (Haut-Commissaire à l’emploi et à l’engagement des entreprises, Gouvernement Français)
    • Explanation of the IGAS / IGF approach upstream of France Travail and presentation of the main observations contained in the report
  • Second part: Round table (60 minutes) 
    • Two topics: 1) The PES: an essential lever for employment policies in the face of multiple crises 2) What choices for governance between the national, regional and local level?
    • 8 Speakers: 1 IGAS (LC Viossat), 1 IGF (Ph. Vincon), 4 PES (Germany - Michael van der Cammen – BA; Denmark – Jens Sibbersen, Jobcenter København; Catalunya – Susana Diaz Martinez; SOC France - Pôle emploi : Sandrine Portier), 1 ILO (tbd), Theodora Xenogiani (OECD)
    • Questions and answers
  • Conclusions (5 minutes): Sangheon Lee

List of speakers

Mr. Sangheon LEE, Director EMPLOYMENT Department, ILO
Mr. Thomas AUDIGE, Directeur Général, Inspection Générale des Affaires Sociales (France)
Ms. Anousheh KARVAR, Déléguée du Gouvernement français auprès de l’OIT, Gouvernement Français
Mr. Thibaut GUILLUY, Haut-Commissaire à l’emploi et à l’engagement des entreprises, Gouvernement Français
Ms. Dorothea SCHMIDT-KLAU, Chief, EMPLAB, ILO
Mr. Louis-Charles VIOSSAT, Inspecteur Général des Affaires Sociales, IGAS (France)
Mr. Philippe VINÇON, Inspecteur Général des Finances, IGF (France)
Mr. Michael Van der CAMMEN, Director International Relations, Migration, Recognition, Labour market ad-mission, International Counselling, and Placement, German Federal Employment Agency
Mr. Jens SIBBERSEN, Centre manager, Jobcenter Copenhagen, Denmark
Ms. Suzana DIAZ MARTINEZ, Sub-directora general de Polítiques Actives, Servei Públic d'Ocupació de Catalunya (Spain)
Ms. Sandrine PORTIER, Adjointe à la Directrice Europe et Relations Internationales, Pôle emploi - FRANCE
Ms. Theodora XENOGIANI, Senior economist. OECD