Informal economy resources

July 2017

  1. 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.

March 2017

  1. Informal economy workers are ‘REAL WORKERS’

    23 March 2017

    Aya Matsuura, Chief Technical Advisor of ILO’s Way out of informality project, stresses on the need for formalization and safeguarding the rights of the informal economy workers.

  2. Workshop on statistics for informal economy

    With the collaboration of the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam (GSO) and the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA), the event is organized with the aim to facilitate discussions between the main stakeholders to build a consensus about the main characteristics of informal employment in Viet Nam.

February 2017

  1. Human Rights Defense International (HRDI) Conference on Indian Workers in the Gulf

    07 February 2017

December 2016

  1. Way out of Informality: Facilitating formalization of informal economy in Nepal (WOI) (Project fact sheet)

    12 December 2016

    The project aims at facilitating formalization of informal businesses and employment relationships and discourage informalization of formal economy firms and jobs in Nepal and in South Asia.

November 2016

  1. Agenda of the Training of Trainers (TOT) for Farmers' Union on Occupational Safety and Health

    21 November 2016

  2. List of participants for Training of Trainers (TOT) for Farmers' Union on Occupational Safety and Health

    21 November 2016

  3. Training of Trainers (TOT) for Farmers' Union on Occupational Safety and Health

    The TOT is organized in Danang City (21-24 November 2016) and in Viet Tri City, Phu Tho Province in December 2016 in collaboration with the Central Farmers' Union and the Department for Work Safety, MOLISA. Participants attending the TOT are provided with knowledge, methods, tools and approaches on OSH in general and risk assessment in particular to improve working conditions in the agricultural area in light of the new mandate.

October 2016

  1. ILO and The All India Organisation of Employers' Consultative Workshop on 'Engaging Contract Workers – Model Practices and Voluntary Code'

    A state level consultative workshop with employers from automobile sector was organized by ILO’s Way out of Informality project in collaboration with All India Organization of Employers (AIOE-EFSI).

  2. Taxing Wages

    18 October 2016

    Public Lecture, 18th October 2016, Port Vila Vanuatu