Jakarta (ANTARA) - Indonesia hosts the G20 Labor and Employment Ministers' Meeting (G20 LEMM) in Bali on September 13 and 14, 2022, which has been themed “Improving Employment Conditions to Recover Together.”

Indonesian Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah said that the government has made preparations for the smooth running of the G20 LEMM.

"As the host, we are ready to hold the G20 LEMM agenda, both substantially and technically. We are optimistic that the event will run well to contribute great benefits to the world of work,” she remarked, according to a press release issued by the ministry's public relations bureau on Tuesday.

The meeting's participants include 20 manpower ministers from G20 members, four manpower ministers from G20 permanent observer countries, seven leaders of international organizations, as well as five G20 engagement chairmen.

The meeting’s opening is followed by the release of a joint statement by nine countries. It will close with a gala dinner.

On September 14, the event will begin with a welcoming speech by the Indonesian Vice President KH Ma'ruf Amin and remarks by Minister Fauziyah.

The meeting comprises five forums: Session discusses global labor market updates and reports from international organizations, while Session 2 involves experience-sharing by social organizations and G20 groups and the renewal of their commitment to responding to global issues for recovering stronger together.

Sessions 3 and 4 cover ministerial statements on EWG (Employment Working Group) declarations and priorities, and Session 5 the adoption of ministerial declarations and annexes.

The G20 LEMM is an annual international forum held since 1999, which brings together the manpower ministers of G20 countries.

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