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Regional Workshop on Labour Market Policy : Informality in the ESCWA Region

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  The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) conducted a regional workshop on labour market policy with a specific focus on informality and skills development, on 23 March 2011 at the United Nations House in Beirut, Lebanon.
The workshop followed an expert group meeting held on 22 March 2011, on labour market data and policy and provided a forum for participants to discuss the concept of informality and related issues, give an overview of measurement approaches, discuss policy approaches and present an example of a skills-development programme for more educated informal sector workers.