Informal economy resources

January 2023

  1. Sunshine, sea… and skills in tourism: ILO supports women in northeastern Indonesia in sustainable tourism development

    12 January 2023

December 2022

  1. ILO and DTI accelerate digital entrepreneurship trainings for 2023

    05 December 2022

    The ILO and DTI will accelerate digital entrepreneurship training for increased productivity, improved safety of small and informal enterprises across the Philippines under the Bringing Back Jobs Safely Project funded by the Government of Japan.

  2. Assessment of activity-based learning (ABL) programmes for informal businesses and workers: Lessons learned from Cambodia and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, with their relevance for India

    01 December 2022

    This report refers to specific cases of capacity building support in Cambodia and the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to identify impact of the ABL programmes and indicate applicability of the programmes to support informal businesses and workers in India given the size of the informal economy in the country.

November 2022

  1. Keynote address at the 4th International Conference on Cooperatives (ICOOP2022)

    17 November 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 4th International Conference on Cooperatives (ICOOP2022), 17 November 2022, Laguna, Philippines

  2. Fiji’s Commerce & Employers Federation highlights benefits of formalization

    17 November 2022

    Fiji’s Commerce & Employers Federation highlights the many benefits of formal employment and the importance of learning from other countries how they are tackling informality.

  3. The Philippines moves towards formalization of jobs

    17 November 2022

    The Philippines' Department of Labor and Employment highlights just why formalization of jobs will make a real difference to the lives of so many workers in the Philippines.

  4. Promoting Rights and Social Inclusion through Organization and Formalization (PRS)

    14 November 2022

    Building Resilience for the Future of Work and the Post COVID19.

  5. Validation Workshop for Second (2nd) Master Plan on Occupational Safety and Health

    The ILO - Japan Enhancing Occupational Safety and Health Standards in Construction Sector in Cambodia and Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training will be held Validation Workshop for Second (2nd) Master Plan on Occupational Safety and Health and Consultative Workshop for Third (3rd) Master Plan on Occupational Safety and Health (2023‐2027) on 24 November 2022 at Sunway Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

  6. Samoa National Employment Policy 2021/2022 - 2026/2027 training for Stakeholders and the Implementing Partners ahead of it’s launching on 7th November 2022

    06 November 2022

    Samoa has recently adopted its second Samoa National Employment Policy (SNEP-2) 2021/2022 - 2025/2026 focusing on promoting integrated policy interventions to ensure job-rich recovery from the impact of the Covid-19 crisis.

October 2022

  1. Joint statement by the Government of Bangladesh and the International Labour Organization (ILO) on the occasion of the National Seminar on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    19 October 2022