Building technical and institutional capacity to collect and analyse information on the labour market, establishing a labour market profile, and using the labour market diagnosis to design appropriate policies and evaluate such policies, is critical to accelerating progress towards full and productive employment and decent work for all.
To this end, countries need to establish or maintain sound labour market information and analysis systems in order to produce accurate and comparable data on decent work and labour market conditions, and use them to develop evidence-based policy-making. The Centre’s training activities contribute to the building of sound labour market information and analysis systems as a basis for comprehensive employment policies.
The ILO Department of Statistics and the ITCILO offer this Academy in response to the increasing need for countries to strengthen their labour-market and analysis systems in the wake of new international statistical standards and amid intense discussion of the post-2015 development agenda. Read More
The course aims to build capacities among government officials and other relevant stakeholders on how to better integrate employment concerns into economic policies, particularly at the macroeconomic level, by exposing participants to an appropriate combination of theoretical insights and hands-on experiences, and by sharing knowledge between agencies and institutions responsible for macroeconomic policies and employment. Read More