Informal economy resources

November 2017

  1. Courtesy meeting with Minister of Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training

    The ILO - Japan Enhancing Occupational Safety and Health Standards in Construction Sector in Cambodia had a courtesy meeting with H.E. Dr. Ith Samhang, Minister of Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MOLVT) on 22 November 2017.

September 2017

  1. South African delegation visits India to learn about rural public works programmes

    27 September 2017

    A study tour was undertaken from September 18-22 by officials from South Africa to learn how India addresses challenges to rural development.

August 2017

  1. Shaping the 4th Decent Work Country Programme for Sri Lanka

    25 August 2017

    The ILO Country Office is about to embark on an involved and inclusive process that will lead to a new ILO Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) 2018-2022 for the country.

  2. National Tripartite Consultation of the Sri Lanka Decent Work Country Programme Review (DWCP 2013-2017)

    National tripartite consultation workshop scheduled to take place on the 11th August 2017 at the Renuka Hotel from 8.45am – 1.00pm to share the preliminary findings of the review of DWCP 2013-2017

July 2017

  1. Labour Market Survey in KSA: Skill Development Programme

    13 July 2017

    Final Report:The Construction Sector for City & Guilds and International Organization of Migration (IOM).

  2. A guidebook on social protection schemes for informal workers in Maharashtra (In Marathi language)

    13 July 2017

    This book presents a list of social protection schemes of the Central Government and Maharashtra State Government that are aimed for people who are below the poverty line, people from lower income groups, women, the elderly, the unemployed, migrants, the landless, young children, farmers, people from the unorganized sector, and people from marginalized communities, amongst others.

  3. Community based Entrepreneurship Development (C-BED) manual for Basic Financial literacy - (In Marathi language)

    03 July 2017

    The Community-based Tool on Basic Financial Literacy: A Facilitators Guide is a training tool of the Community-based Entrepreneurship Development (C-BED) Programme. This material provides CBED facilitators with guidelines and practical instructions on how to plan and implement a community-based training to build the business skills of aspiring or current entrepreneurs. This volume focuses on the topic of financial management.

  4. R204 - Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy Recommendation, 2015 (No. 204) - (In Marathi language)

    03 July 2017

    This book presents contents of the Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy Recommendation, 2015 (No. 204) in Marathi language. This is the first international labour standard to focus on the informal economy in its entirety and diversity and to point clearly in the direction of transition to the formal economy as the means for realizing decent work for all and for achieving inclusive development.

  5. Community-Based Entrepreneurship Development (C-BED) for Aspiring Entrepreneurs. Training in Business Development - A Facilitator's Guide (Marathi)

    03 July 2017

    It provides CBED facilitators with guidelines and practical instructions on how to plan and implement a community-based training to build the business skills of aspiring or current entrepreneurs. This volume focuses on the basic of starting and running a business including developing a business plan and marketing plan.

  6. Towards fair and sustainable global supply chains: Promoting decent work for invisible workers - Nepal Component

    01 July 2017

    This Japan Government funded project is the second phase of “Way out of Informality in South Asia” (2012-2016). The project aims at promoting approaches that promote decent work at the lower tiers of global supply chains.