Informal economy resources

June 2021

  1. MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project - Entrepreneurs Jouney

    06 June 2021

    Q&A with Irami Buli – An ‘Artrepreneur’ On a Mission

  2. MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project - Partner Spotlight

    06 June 2021

    Q&A with Olympia E. Morei-Remengesau – Director/Curator of the Belau National Museum

  3. We Have the Power to Change Lives

    06 June 2021

    This month, the UN Resident Coordinator for the Fiji Multi-Country Office, Sanaka Samarasinha sat down with us to discuss Pacific informal economies. In this in-depth interview, he speaks about the unique challenges faced by the informal sector, and how we cannot hope to build back better from the pandemic without addressing the massive gaps within this often ‘invisible’ space.

  4. Supporting private sector resilience in the Pacific

    03 June 2021

    Business continuity planning is critical in times of crisis. For enterprises to survive, they must be able to adapt their operations to the new environment.

  5. Massive Online Open Course - Business and Decent Work: How enterprises contribute to achieve decent work for all (SDG 8)

May 2021

  1. UNESCO statement for the May - June edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    31 May 2021

    Director of the Office and UNESCO Representative to the Pacific States

  2. Is Asia ready for e-formalization?

    25 May 2021

    Technology can play an important role bringing workers in the Asia-Pacific region into the formal sector. Sara Elder, Senior Economist at ILO’s Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific explains why.

  3. Follow up meeting of Kathmandu Working Group, a joint platform for Advocacy and Action for homeworkers working in lower tiers of supply chain in Nepal

    The meeting discussed on drafting national policy framework for homeworkers and own- account workers and guidelines for the implementation of labour law and social security law for these workers groups.

April 2021

  1. From 9-5 to web development: Honey Sta Ana's story

    01 April 2021

    More women are finding exciting career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering Mathematics (STEM) related occupations. In the Philippines, the J.P. Morgan-supported ILO Women in STEM programme has provided technical skills and job readiness skills training for women to pursue careers in information technology.

March 2021

  1. Consultation on the joint UN research on “Exploring the opportunities for economic diversification and productive employment in the Philippines”

    Government, employers and workers organizations, UN agencies and development partners participated in an online consultation on a joint research of the UN in the Philippines through collaboration of the ILO, UNDP and UNIDO.