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Senegalese Ministry of Labour signs up to new Country Programme for Decent Work

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The Senegalese Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Employment jointly signed with the International Labour Office and social partners (employers and workers’ organisations) on Tuesday, 11 December 2018, the new Country Programme for Decent Work (PPTD) agreement aligned with the Plan Sénégal Emergent.

The second generation PPTD Senegal 2018-2022 follows the first PPTD 2012-2016, whose results, despite significant progress, have been mixed, particularly due to low resource mobilisation.

With a provisional budget of 867,267,800 CFA francs, this new PPTD aims to achieve two main priorities: promoting the creation of decent jobs for men and women; and, strengthening and extending social protection.

The PPTD is the result-based strategic framework around which the government and social partners commit to work in partnership with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and other key partners to achieve decent work objectives.

It has been technically validated since 4 December 2017 and approved by the ILO Office in Geneva.

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