ERIC Number: ED083425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Aug
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Interrelation Between Population and Manpower Problems: A Joint ECAFE/ILO Seminar; Report and Selected Papers. (Bangkok, Thailand, January 18-30, 1971). Asian Population Studies Series No. 7.
International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland).; United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok (Thailand).
Thirty-nine individuals from 20 countries in the Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East (ECAFE) took part in a twelve-day seminar. Ten papers dealing with the ways in which demography factors relate to manpower were presented. The seminar's three objectives were to provide an opportunity for exchange of information, knowledge, and experience among personnel whose activities involve them in the interrelations between population and manpower problems; to examine the impact of population growth on manpower, labor force, and employment needs, with special reference to countries in the region; and to give expert consideration to techniques of assessing, analyzing, and interpreting data on the interrelations between population and manpower problems in the context of development planning. It was condluded that population and manpower policies whould be comprehensive and encompass specific aspects of the region. Allowances should be made for flexibility and possible inconsistencies; and programs should be the subject of continuing analysis, assessment, and evaluation. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland).; United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok (Thailand).