Employment Policy Department Knowledge-Sharing Workshop: Pro-employment macroeconomic frameworks, sectoral strategies for employment creation and the informal economy. - Proceedings Report

Record of proceedings | 11 November 2011
The Employment Policy Department’s 2011 annual retreat took place between the 20th and 23rd of September at the ILO premises in Geneva. Opened to ILO staff outside the Department, its goal was to share knowledge on progress made in five key work areas of the department: pro-employment macroeconomic frameworks, youth employment, sectoral strategies for employment creation, national employment policy formulation and research frontiers on the informal economy. A total of approximately 60 participants, representing the ILO (HQ and field) and external experts were successful in conducting vibrant discussions in all five thematic areas. These and the knowledge generated during the retreat are summarized in the report.