Informal economy resources

February 2022

  1. ILO: COVID impact 'catastrophic'; Loss of jobs four times greater than in 2008 global financial crisis

    28 February 2022

    International Labour Organization Director-General Guy Ryder sees the need to set up a new course in the global economy that is safer, fairer and more inclusive after the 'catastrophic' impact of the pandemic which saw a loss in jobs and income four times greater than the 2008 global financial crisis in an exclusive interview with Ms Michelle Ong on Market Edge of the ABS-CBN News Channel.

  2. Message on the partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry Philippine Trade Training Center (DTI-PTTC)

    22 February 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines on the partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry Philippine Trade Training Center (DTI-PTTC), 22 February 2022, Manila, Philippines

  3. Business World: Employers call for more ‘social dialogue’ to improve rural labor conditions

    17 February 2022

  4. Malaya Business Insight: Employers urged to comply with ILO standards on rural jobs

    16 February 2022

  5. Opening address at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in agriculture

    15 February 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in agriculture, 15 February 2022, Manila, Philippines

  6. Business Mirror: ILO, ECOP in joint bid to boost compliance with labor standards

    15 February 2022

  7. ILO, ECOP partner for responsible labour practices in rural sectors

    15 February 2022

    The ILO and ECOP bring together businesses in rural sectors of agriculture, fishing and mining to promote compliance on labour standards, occupational safety and health (OSH) and gender equality.

  8. Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) and employment in the Philippines: A rapid impact assessment, 2nd edition

    11 February 2022

    The ILO issued the second edition of its rapid assessment on the impact of Super Typhoon Rai (Odette) that hit the Philippines in December 2021. As of 9 February 2022, almost 4.4 million workers are estimated to have been directly impacted by the typhoon across ten regions.

  9. 2nd Dialogue between MSMEs and Government contributes to a major breakthrough

    07 February 2022

    The ILO continues to promote social dialogue between MSME’s and the Fijian Government, to collectively discuss challenges and develop solutions through policies that will enhance COVID-19 recovery, decent jobs and economic growth.

January 2022

  1. Launch of Report: Impact of COVID-19 on nexus between climate change and labour migration in selected South Asian countries: An exploratory study

    25 January 2022

    The study is anchored in the risk that migrants face due to climate change, further exacerbated by the Covid-19 and its negative implications on the world of work in South Asia countries especially Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The study further explores innovate solutions by Governments, Businesses and Civil Society Organisations to overcome these existing challenges.