National employment policies (NEPs) - What is a NEP ?

Infographic providing an overview of National Employment Policies (NEPs).

A NEP is a public policy approach that aims at achieving full, productive and freely chosen employment in line with the Convention C122 - Employment Policy Convention, 1964 (No. 122) and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8 on Decent Work and Economic Growth. It relates to the quantity and quality dimensions of employment and addresses the demand and supply sides of the labour market.