How can good data help measure development goals?

Labour Statistician Specialist Jean-Marie Hakizimana, talks about how availability of reliable data is critical to measure developmental goals.

Date issued: 03 October 2017 | Size/duration: 00:02:50

Labour market statistics play a critical role in quantifying issues such as poverty, job creation, social security, child labour and others. 

Reliable, well-sourced data helps formulate robust policies and ensures successful monitoring, and implementation of the ILO Decent work agenda and the 2030 agenda of the UN Sustainable Developmental Goals. Jean-Marie Hakizimana talks about data collection processes in South Asia, its quintessential challenges and ILO’s role in supporting the process.