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Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

Unemployment decreased by 50% in Kazakhstan

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The project is based on the last years work of the OECD in the sphere of employment the youth, persons of the pre-retirement age and social support targeting disabled people. In this regard, the recommendations applicable to Kazakhstan will be designed within the project based on the advanced experience of the states of the OECD, vice-minister of labor and social protection of population Birzhan Nurymbetov said.

The main aim of the project is to analyze the key issues connected with employment of these groups of the population in Kazakhstan as well as to define the corresponding strategic work toward the improvement of the circumstance in the labor market and to create social perspectives.

In the report, we delivered the colossal progress, which was reached by Kazakhstan not only in the economic growth, but also in the creation of a large number of workplaces during the last 15 years. In particular, the unemployment index decreased by 50 per cent, as well among youths. The issue is not in a number of workplaces, which always increases. The issue is in quality, in possibility of career advancement, in well salary, director of the directorate for employment, labor and social affairs of the Organization for economic cooperation and development (the OECD) Stefano Sarpetta noted.

The results of the survey should be the mechanism proposing package for employment provision, as well as the package of institutional measures forming the favorable conditions for the employment of the indicated categories of the population.

The recommendations of the politics targeting to three groups such as youths, persons of pre-retirement age and the protection of vulnerable groups of the population will be used during the design process of the program on the provision of the employment of given groups and will reinforce the measures taken by the centers of population employment on the employment of the mentioned categories.

We note that the work on the project was conducted within the implementation of the country program signed in January 22, 2015 in Davos (the Swiss Confederation).

Source: Kazakhstan 2050

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