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  1. Instructional material

    Financial education for micro, small and informal businesses in the Philippines – Trainee’s booklet

    19 December 2022

    This trainee's booklet on financial education targets primarily micro, small and informal business owners of the Philippines who wish to improve their digital money management. The booklet introduces basic knowledge, skills and tools related to earning, spending, budgeting and using financial services such as savings, credit, money transfers and insurance. The trainee's booklet was produced under the “Bringing Back Jobs Safely under the COVID-19 crisis in the Philippines” project, with the generous financial support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

  2. News

    ILO co-organizes a session on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals through the social and solidarity economy in Asia

    16 December 2022

    The ILO co-organized and participated in a session on implementing the Sustainable Development Goals through the social and solidarity economy (SSE) with UN ESCAP and Asian Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC). The session took place on December 14, 2022 as part of UN ESCAP’s Business Innovation for the SDGs Forum.

  3. Event

    Scaling inclusive property insurance: Findings from market research in Kenya

    On 14 December 2022, the ILO's Social Finance Programme organized the webinar "Scaling inclusive property insurance: Findings from market research in Kenya".

  4. News

    Training of trainers in Cameroon on ILO tools relating to the development of cooperatives

    14 December 2022

    A training of trainers on the ILO tools, Think.COOP, Start.COOP and My.COOP, was held in Bertoua, in the Eastern Region of Cameroon from 14 to 24 November 2022.

  5. News

    ILO co-hosts the “Decent Work and the Social and Solidarity Economy” Seminar, a pre-event of the Japan Society for International Development (JASID)

    14 December 2022

    The SSE Research Group of the Japan Society for International Development (JASID), Solidaridad Japan, and ILO Office for Japan, held an event titled the "Decent Work and the Social Solidarity Economy (SSE)" on 2 December 2022. About 100 academics, co-operators, government officials and trade unionists attended the event at the JTUC-RENGO Hall, prior to the Japan Society for International Development (JASID) 33rd National Conference, which provided English-Japanese simultaneous interpretation, remotely as well as in person.

  6. Event

    Accelerating Progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals through the Social and Solidarity Economy

    The ILO will co-organize the session on “Accelerating Progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals through the Social and Solidarity Economy” as part of the ESCAP’s Business Innovation for the Sustainable development Goals Forum on 13-14 December 2022.

  7. Webinar

    Gender-Sensitive Approaches to Value Chain Development: Learnings and Guidance

    Value chain development and gender equality: two goals that are deeply intertwined, yet often understood separately by international development organisations.

  8. Publication

    Social Finance Brief: KMBI's digitalization journey

    08 December 2022

    This brief features the microfinance NGO KMBI in the Philippines and a digital finance pilot for integrated risk management solutions. The brief includes lessons learned that can help other microfinance institutions.

  9. Event

    Financial education: training of trainers and ILO certification

  10. Macroeconomic and Growth Policies

    Greening macroeconomic policies: Current trends and policy options

    30 November 2022

    This policy brief is part of the ILO Just Transition Policy briefs series and is intended to present the linkages between just transition and macroeconomic and growth policies, providing stakeholders with information and recommendations for implementation.