G20 members to introduce assessment tool to evaluate affirmative policies for disabled people

G20


Jakarta, Sep 14 : Representatives of G20 countries have agreed to introduce an assessment instrument to measure how far each country's policies have accommodated the needs of people with disabilities. The agreement was concluded at the Sixth G20 Employment Working Group (EWG) meeting in Bali, which mainly discussed inclusive job opportunities. "We aim to ensure that workers with disabilities could have the same opportunities as other workers. Thus, we agree to formulate an instrument that can evaluate whether the policies in every country have been friendly with the disabled people and how far their realisations of affirmative actions for the people with disabilities," Secretary General of Indonesia's Manpower Ministry Anwar Sanusi said on Tuesday in a written statement released after the G20 EWG meeting. The G20 EWG, he added, also raised other development issues, including the development of capacity of human resources and social protection in the working environment. "Inclusive job creation is one of the issues raised by Indonesia's G20 Presidency at the EWG meeting that will later be discussed further at the Labor and Employment Ministers Meeting held tomorrow (Wednesday)," Sanusi said. /IANS




Related

AAP files complaint against BJP MP Manoj Tiwari with State EC
New Delhi, Nov 25 : The Aam Aadmi party on Friday filed a complaint with the state election commission against BJP MP Manoj Tiwari and other leaders i

2025 Maha Kumbh will showcase 'NEW Uttar Pradesh'
Lucknow, Nov 25 : The Maha Kumbh in 2025 will be unparalleled in grandeur and will also showcase a 'New Uttar Pradesh' of 'New India'. It will s

When India was celebrating Constitution Day, terrorists attacked Mumbai 14 years ago: PM
[**EDS: IMAGE VIA PRESIDENT OFFICE** New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu with Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice D.Y. Chandrachud during the Constit