Informal economy resources

May 2018

  1. ILO congratulates Minister on new portfolio

    ILO Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives Ms Simrin Singh called on Hon. Ravindra Samaraweera (10 May 2018) to congratulate him on his recent appointment as Minister of Labour and Trade Union Relations.

April 2018

  1. Youth safety and health at work: Early education equals early protection

    30 April 2018

    Op-ed by Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, Assistant Director-General of the International Labour Organization and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific

  2. Informal economy in Asia and the Pacific

    02 April 2018

March 2018

  1. VIDEO: “Everyone in my village has moved to the city for a job”

    24 March 2018

    Kura is a migrant worker hailing from a small village of Uttar Pradesh, India. He left his home and moved to New Delhi for work and livelihood. He says life hasn’t been easy and that he wishes for a secure future for his children.

  2. ILO provides Community-Based Emergency Employment (CBEE) in Tonga

    21 March 2018

    The ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries and the Ministry of Commerce, Consumer, Trade, Innovation, and Labour (MCCTIL) has launched a community based emergency employment programme in Tonga.

  3. Baseline research findings on fishers and seafood workers in Thailand

    07 March 2018

    The ILO Ship to Shore Rights Project (funded by the European Union) assessed working conditions in the fishing and seafood industry in Thailand. The research covers both fishing and seafood processing including aquaculture.

  4. Measuring progress towards decent work in Thai fishing and seafood industry

    07 March 2018

    A new ILO report on labour conditions of fishers and seafood workers in Thailand provides an overview of the latest progress and remaining challenges.

January 2018

  1. Employment in Asia-Pacific continues to grow but often remains of poor quality

    22 January 2018

    ILO’s flagship report shows that despite sustained job growth, decent work deficits and informality challenge prospects of further reduction in working poverty in Asia and the Pacific.

  2. Vacancy notice : Finance and Administrative Assistant

    12 January 2018

    The International Labour Organisation is looking for a dynamic individual to fill the post of Finance and Administrative Assistant. Please refer the attached terms of reference for more details.

November 2017

  1. Opening address at the ITCILO Workshop on “Transition from informal to formal economy: Awareness raising on R204 towards designing an integrated policy framework in the Philippines”

    29 November 2017

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ITCILO Workshop on “Transition from informal to formal economy: Awareness raising on R204 towards designing an integrated policy framework in the Philippines”, Manila, Philippines, 29 November 2017