Public employment programmes (PEPs): Designing for sustainable development

Public employment programmes (PEPs): Designing for sustainable development

Public employment programmes (PEPs): Designing for sustainable development

25–29 May 2020
The course is available in English

The world of work faces a range of challenges: poverty and unemployment (among young people and rural dwellers), a lack of social protection exacerbated by the global jobs crisis, and widespread inequality. Public employment programmes (PEPs), also known as public works programmes, are useful in fostering employment, complementing social-protection provisions, and contributing to active labour-market policies. This course prepares policy-makers to achieve SDGs through the effective design and implementation of PEPs.

Introduction to the course

The world of work faces a range of challenges: poverty and unemployment (among young people and rural dwellers), a lack of social protection exacerbated by the global jobs crisis, and widespread inequality. Public employment programmes (PEPs), also known as public works programmes, are useful in fostering employment, complementing social-protection provisions, and contributing to active labour-market policies. This course prepares policy-makers to achieve SDGs through the effective design and implementation of PEPs.

Who attends this course?

The course targets government officials from key ministries, the social partners, and programme managers of international organisations.

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