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The Role of Standardization in Promoting Employment Related to the Silver Economy

Cover_220_SCSC_The Role of Standardization in Promoting Employment Related to the Silver Economy
Published Date May 2020
Type of Publication Proceedings
Publication Under Committee on Trade and Investment (CTI), Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC)
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This report summarizes the highlights of the workshop, The Role of Standardization in Promoting Employment Related to the Silver Economy, held in Beijing, China in September 2019. The discussion centered around the importance and need for standards in employment-related areas of silver economies. It covers the role of new and emerging technologies, the increasing need to consider the labor force participation of older workers, and the importance of the use of standards for global consistency.