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Labor Market Programs

Labor market programs support the development of job-relevant skills and workers' retraining, particularly the low-skilled and marginalized. They also facilitate employment. Key sectors that may serve as entry points for promoting and expanding labor market programs include education and infrastructure (energy, information and communication technology, water, and transport).

Labor market programs may include:

  • Active labor market policies and programs (pre-employment training, skills development and upgrading, public works, matching supply and demand for labor)
  • Passive labor market policies and programs (compliance with core labor standards, job security provisions, improving working conditions)