Developing consensual policies
Context: The need to link structural adjustment packages more closely to medium-term development strategies is now widely recognized. The success of these strategies depends on the ability of policy-makers to obtain the agreement of competing interest groups in order to obtain support for a sustainable economic strategy.
Implementation: ILO investigates the substantive and procedural issues that need to be taken into account in order to achieve sustainable adjustment through the development of tripartite understanding.
Claim: Political sustainability of adjustment policies can be enhanced through greater participation and dialogue involving governments, employers and trade unions.
Subjects: Development Policy
Type Classification: D: Detailed strategies