Events on informal economy

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    COP27: ILO events streamed from the Just Transition Pavilion

    Keeping the social dimension of climate change at the forefront of discussions is the focus of events being organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) at the up-coming UN Climate Change Conference (COP27). Together with the European Commission, the ILO hosts the first ever Just Transition Pavilion, a convening space for events, meetings and knowledge sharing around just transition and climate action in cooperation with the UNFCCC, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International Organisation of Employers (IOE). You can watch live -or replay- all events held in the Pavilion on this page.

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    Meeting of experts on decent work in the platform economy

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    Orientation Workshop for the participating enterprises of Indian Tea Association

    The project, Safety + Health for all plantation workers in South Asia - India Component is collaborating with the Indian Tea Association (ITA) to promote Safety and Health for all plantation workers in the small and big estates of the members of Indian Tea Association in Assam. The ILO is starting this collaboration by conducting an Orientation Workshop for the participating enterprises of Indian Tea Association on 4-5 April 2022, virtually.

  4. Employment Seminar Series

    Employment Impact Assessments and Informality: The effectiveness of interventions to reduce informality in low- and middle-income countries

    EMPLOYMENT Seminar #38. This seminar will discuss the effectiveness of interventions to reduce informality based on a recent systematic review of impact studies.

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    Unpacking concepts of freedom and unfreedom in the world of work

    A series of special lectures and panel discussions presented by Work in Freedom programme.

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    Consultative meeting with the Small Tea Growers on Promoting Occupational Safety and Health in the Workplace

    The project "Safety + Health for all plantation workers in South Asia: India Component" organized a meeting with the Employers and Membership Based Organizations (EMBOs) on 23 July 2021. As a follow up, a consultative meeting is planned with the small tea growers associations of Assam on 18 February 2022 (virtually) to promote occupational health and safety for the tea plantation workers in the small holdings of the state and to discuss the way forward in collaboration with the project of ILO.

  7. Online workshop

    Delivering Impactful Support for Informal Businesses

    Needs assessment of informal businesses and introduction of ILO’s approach.

  8. 4th Employment Policy Research Symposium, 15-16 November 2021

    Employment policies for a job-rich recovery and a better future of work

    This year’s symposium focused on the follow-up to the Global Call to Action for a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis that is inclusive, sustainable and resilient. Towards this aim, it reviewed the available evidence and discussed policy approaches to assist ILO constituents in their efforts to promote labour market recovery and structural transformation processes that will shift economies to a new and better normal.

  9. e-formality and skills development

    Pitch Day: The power of innovation

    During the event, the finalists of the 2nd Skills Challenge Innovation Call will present their ideas to boost formalization through technology and skills development in the region.

  10. ILO/IMF High-Level Event

    The Global Informal Workforce: Priorities for Inclusive Growth

    More than 60 per cent of the world’s adult labour force, or about 2 billion workers, operate in the informal economy. Watch IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and ILO Director-General Guy Ryder discuss ways to tackle the issue.