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World Development Report 2013: Jobs
  • Public Entities and Governments
  • Business Representatives
  • Civil Society
  • Trade Unions


  • Meeting with Mike Callaghan, Deputy Secretary, International Affairs, Australian Treasury (Washington DC, September 22, 2011).













Papua New Guinea


South Africa






United Kingdom

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Latin America

Sub-Saharan Africa

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European Commission

Institute for The Study of Labor (IZA Newwork)

International Development Association (IDA)

International Labour Organisation (ILO)

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Organisation Of Economic Cooperation And Development (OECD)


United Nations

  • Meeting with Peter Verbacka, Vice-President of Marketing, Rovio (Helsinki, October 7, 2011).
  • Meeting with Susan Lund, Director, McKinsey Global Institute; Byron Auguste, Director, Social Sector; Sree Ramaswamy; and Nick Lovegood (Washington DC, October 28, 2011).
  • Meeting with Arnhild Bie-Larsen, International Affairs, Utdanningsforbundet, and Lars Holmer-Hoven, Unio (Oslo, November 9, 2011).
  • Meeting with Manish Sabharwal, Chairman, Team Lease (Delhi, January 16, 2012).
  • Consultation with Vyacheslav Bykovets, Acting President, All-Ukrainian Association of Employers; Valeriy Holodivskiy, Head of the Department of International Relations, Federation of Employers of Ukraine; Andriy Skulbeda, Director of the Department of Cooperation with Regions, Ukrainian Union of Manufacturers and Entrepreneurs; Tatiana Shyrokova, Head of the Committee, European Business Association (EBA); Olga Gorbanovskaya, Head of Human Capital Group, Partner Ernst & Young; Alena Kozlova, Co-Chair of the ACC HR Committee, Ukrsibbank; Svitlana Burlaka, Policy Officer (External Relations), American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine; Oleksandr Chornyy, Policy Officer (Competiveness), American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine; Rodion Kolyshko, Head of the Department, Confederation of Employers of Ukraine; Borisenko Oksana Sergeevna, Coordinator of IT Committee, European Business Association (EBA); Elena Kudryashova, Director of HR Department, Univest Marketing (Kiev, January 18, 2012)
  • Meeting with Carrie Farrell, Corrie Conrad and Scott Coleman, Google (Washington DC, January 20, 2012).
  • Meeting with Hugo Italo Morales, Cámara Nacional de la Industria de la Transformación ; and Héctor Oporto Ramírez, Asesor, Confederación de Cámaras Nacionales de Comercio, Servicios y Turismo (Mexico, January 20, 2012).
  • Meeting with Caroline Ennis, Manager, International Development Advisory, KPMG (Maputo, January 21, 2012).
  • Consultation with Kazi Saifuddin Ahmed, BEF; Syed Mahbubur Rahman, Chief Executive Officer, BRAC Bank; Galib Ibn Anwarul Azim, YFPAD; Shafiq Anwar, Abruan Group; Kamrun Nahar, Financial Express; Md. Monirul Ahsan, Head of Human Resources, Apex Group; Akku Chowdhury, Transcom Food, Transcom Business House; SK Rumana, BOMSA; Gulshan Nassren Chowdhury , BWCCI; Tafsir Awal, Director Multimode LTD; Luna Shamsuddoha, President,Women in Technology, Doha House; SM Makbul Ahmmad, Peal Farm; and M.M. A Azad, C.B.O Carpeting LTD (Dhaka, January 23, 2012).
  • Consultations with Greg Anderson, Executive Director, PNG Chamber of Mines & Petroleum; John Gethin-Jones, Group General Manager, NCS Holdings; Amanda Wani, Senior Recruitment Consultant, JDA Wokman Limited; Ian Orrell, Executive Director, PNG Palm Oil Council; Chey Scovell, Chief Executive Officer, Manufacturers Council of PNG; Taunao Vai, Manager, IBBM Enterprise Centre; Bob Tate, Executive Officer, Forest Industries Association; Musje Werror, General Manager, Government and External Relations, Ok Tedi Mining Ltd.; Alan McLay, President, Lae Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Sinton Spence, Principal, Sinton Spence Chartered Accountants; Ron Brew, Manager, Newcrest Mining – Lihir; David Cooke, Organisation Capability Manager, Oil Search Limited; Linda Griffin, Human Resource Manager, Oil Search Ltd.; Jerry Wemin, President, PNG Human Resource Institute Inc. (Port Moresby, January 31-31, 2012).
  • Consultations with Arok Dut, South Sudan Chamber of Commerce; Paul Majur, Managing Director of Weaves Group, Supply & Construction company; Ngor Ayuel, CEO of Regional Trade & Contracting company; and Paulino Woar, manager of Jam-Jang (a small agriculture company) (Juba, March 6, 2012).
  • Meeting with Matt Perault, Public Policy Manager, Facebook (Washington DC, March 9, 2012).
  • Meeting with Allan Sørensen, Senior Adviser, Business Economy, and Sidsel Dyrholm Holst, Senior Adviser, International Market Policy, Confederation of Danish Industry (Washington DC, March 20, 2012).
  • Meeting with Amitabh Desai, Director of Foreign Policy, the Clinton Foundation; Scott Taitel, Chief Operating Officer; and colleagues (New York NY, September 24, 2011).
  • Consultations with Tina Weller, Chief Economist, CAFOD; Duncan Green, Head of Research, Oxfam GB; Moussa Haddad, Researcher on inequality and poverty, Oxfam GB; Sara Batmanglich, Senior Programme Manager, International Alert; Lisa Homer, Policy Manager, VSO UK; Joshua Perry, Advisor, Hand-in-Hand International; and Brendan Martin, Managing Director, Public World (London, December 9, 2012).
  • Meetings with Mahabub Hossain, Executive Director, Bangladesh Rehabilitation Assistance Committee (BRAC); Syed M.Hshemi, Director, BRAC Development Institute, BRAC University; W.M.H. Jaim, Director, Research and Evaluation Division, BRAC; Hossain Zillur Rahman, Executive Chairman, Power and Participation Research Centre (PPRC); Mohsin Ali, Executive Director, WAVE Foundation; Mostafizur Rahman, Executive Director, Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD); Md. Saiful Islam, PD (Representative) Jagoroni Chakra Foundation; Md. Mukitul Islam, Director, BURO, Bangladesh; Badiul Alam Majumder, Hunger Project; Nazma Akter, Awaj Foundation; Abu Ala Mahmudul Hasan, Deputy Director, SUPRO; Muazzam Hossain, Chair, Board of Governors, Proshika; Kamal Uddin Choudhry, BSSF; Zeb-Un Nahar, General Manager, TMSS; Jinna Ara, SBGSKF; and other civil society representatives (Dhaka, January 23, 2012).
  • Meeting with Morten Kjaerum, Director of European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (Washington DC, May 21, 2012).
  • Meeting with Peter Bakvis, Director of Washington DC Office, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) (Washington DC, August 23, 2011).
  • Consultation with Chihiro Ikusawa, Executive Director, Japan Trade Union Confederation (Rengo); Nobuyuki Shintani, Executive Director, Rengo; and other senior trade union leaders (Tokyo, September 3, 2011).
  • Consultation with Sergiy Kondryuk, Deputy Head, Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine; Yuriy Kurylo, Vice-President, All-Ukrainian Union of Workers' Solidarity; Bogdan Kavuliten, Head, Confederation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine; Bogdan Overkovskii, Expert, Federation of Trade Unions of Ukraine; and Liliia Torba, Federation of Free Trade Unions of Ukraine (Kiev, January 18-19, 2012).
  • Meetings with Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, and ITUC/Global Unions team (Washington DC, September 22, 2011 and April 13, 2012).
  • Meeting with Sharan Burrow, General Secretary, ITUC; Claire Courteille, Director, Equality; Tim Noonan, Director, Campaigns and Communications; Dwight Justice, Policy Advisor, Economic and Social Policy Department; Jan Dereymaeker, Network Coordinator, Development Cooperation and Education; Jeff Vogt, Legal Advisor, Human and Trade Union Rights Department; Dennis Sinyolo, Senior Coordinator, Education and Employment, Education International; Jim Baker, Coordinator, Council of Global Unions; and James Howard, Director Economic and Social Policy (Brussels, November 9, 2011).
  • Meeting with Ela Bhatt, founder, Self-Employed Women's Association (SEWA), and consultations with SEWA staff and participants in SEWA programs (Ahmedabad, January 17, 2012).
  • Discussion with Thomas Pulley, AFL/CIO; Roland Schneider, Trade Union Advisory Council to the OECD; and Peter Bakvis, James Howard, Claire Courteille and Alison Tate, ITUC (Washington, DC, January xx, 2012).
  • Meeting with Cap. Héctor Cuauhtémoc García, Secretario del Trabajo y Conflictos, Asociación Sindical de Pilotos Aviadores de México/Unión Nacional de Trabajadores; and Jorge Garduño, Asesor en temas de Economía, Confederación de Trabajadores de México (Mexico City, January 20th, 2012).
  • Meeting with Boaventura Mondlane, Secretário para Relações Jurídico Laborais e Sociais, Organização de Trabalhadores de Moçambique - Central Sindical (OTM-CS) (Maputo, January 21, 2012).
  • Meeting with Wajedul Islam, Bangladesh Trade Union Centre (TUC); Lutfar Rahman, TUC; Shamina Najneen, Sadhin Bangla Garments; Lovely Yasmin, TGWF; and Abul Hossain, TGWF (Dhaka, January 24, 2012).
  • Meeting with Ron Silovo, General Secretary, PNG Public Employees Association (Port Moresby, January 31, 2012).
  • Presentation at the meetings between the ITUC/Global Unions, the IMF and the World Bank (Washington DC, March 21-22, 2012).
  • Meeting with Ela Bhatt, SEWA (Washington DC, May 18, 2012).

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