India to host 'South Asia Regional Training on Evidence-based Policymaking for Decent Work'

The training will enable the better utilisation of evidence in making impactful development policies.

The ILO’s India Office and the Research Department in HQ are organizing the South Asia Regional Training on Evidence-based Policymaking for Decent Work from 10-13 April 2023 in New Delhi. This is the second stage of the training following an online phase (November 2021). This training aims to build the capacities of governments and social partners (trade unions and employers’ associations) from the South Asia region to better use evidence (research, data, best practices) in policy development, policy advocacy, or policy influencing.

The training covers various research methods, databases, interpretation of data, evaluating evidences, synthesizing evidences and how to better communicate evidence. These methods are applied to several topics such as informality, social protection, minimum wage, migrations, platform workers, among others This training will help participants draft a policy brief on a topic selected by them and present it to their audience. There are 23 participants from seven South Asian countries. More information is available here