Events on informal economy

  1. 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.

  2. Event

    International Labour Review: Centenary launch

    A virtual event was organized on 12 July 2021 to mark the 100th anniversary of the International Labour Review (ILR). This showcased the history of the ILR and its contributions to academic research and policy debate on the world of work at the global level. It was also an occasion to present the various initiatives planned to celebrate this important anniversary.

  3. Event

    Research seminar on social security for workers in non-standard forms of employment

  4. World Day of Social Justice 2021

    A Call for Social Justice in the Digital Economy

    Join the online commemoration event organized by the Permanent Mission of the Kyrgyz Republic to the UN in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO).

  5. Event

    Technical Webinar: Key issues on the transition from informality to formality in forced displacement contexts

  6. Event

    Enterprise formalization: policies and practices

    This course enhances the capacity of policy-makers and practitioners to formulate, implement and/or evaluate enterprise formalization measures through effective diagnostic analysis and better understanding of concepts and strategies for facilitating the transition of enterprises to the formal sector.

  7. Employment Policy Research Symposium

    The Future of Full Employment

    The Symposium, to be held 12-13 December 2019, will focus on the fundamental question of full employment - its definition and relevance, its implications for inclusive and greener economic growth, the conditions leading to it and the role it plays in helping those who are at risk of being left behind.

  8. 14th African Regional Meeting

    Transforming Africa’s Informal and Rural Economy for Decent Work

  9. Employment Seminar Series

    Formal salaried employment generation and transition to formality in developing countries: The case of Latin America

    The paper presented during the seminar analyzes the evolution of labour formality in Latin American countries. It evaluates the intensity and characteristics of this process, analyses the inflows to a formal salaried job and identifies the main drivers of this positive labour dynamics.

  10. ILO International Training Center

    Global Knowledge-Sharing Forum: Transition to Formal Economy - 3rd edition