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Tripartite Meetings of Experts in Labour Statistics on the Revision of the Standards for Statistics on Informality

The purpose of this meeting is to revise the existing resolution concerning statistics on employment in the informal sector adopted by the 15th International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS) (1993) and the Guidelines concerning a statistical definition of informal employment adopted by the 17th ICLS (2003). The meeting will discuss a draft Resolution on this …

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Only half of workers worldwide hold jobs corresponding to their level of education

Over the years, considerable effort has been invested in improving the educational attainment of people worldwide, especially as part of the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals and the Sustainable Development Goals. However, the enormous progress achieved in raising levels of education, especially among women and girls, has not translated into corresponding improvements in labour market outcomes.

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