Informal economy resources

November 2014

  1. Way out of Informality: Facilitating Formalization of the Informal Economy in South Asia - Mid-term Evaluation

    17 November 2014

    A Mid-term Evaluation

  2. Labour law, the business environment and growth of micro and small enterprises - Sri Lanka

    15 November 2014

    Part of a series of four country studies commissioned by the ILO to research the impact of labour laws and the cost of regularization on entrepreneurs’ decisions to formalize their business.

October 2014

  1. Indonesia: Skilled Hands from the Islands of Mentawai (2014)

    30 October 2014

    The video documents best practices and human stories of the ILO-Mentawai Programme as part of a joint UN effort, aimed to improve community welfare in the Mentawai Islands through capacity building and training programmes using the ILO’s ‘4 in 1” training methodology (combining skills survey, competency-based training and certification of competency as well as after training support), enterprise development and micro finance development. The video also captures the journey of local beneficiaries in starting their businesses and rebuilding their lives.

  2. Indonesia: Working out of Disaster - Mentawai (2014)

    30 October 2014

    The video highlights the importance of effective, systematic and comprehensive post disaster management. The video also captures the important roles played by the ILO in the disaster recovery process, particularly to ensure the post disaster economic recovery and livelihood development. The ILO's Local Resource-Based (LRB) approach and entrepreneurship training methodology have also been proven effective in creating job opportunities and created high quality rural infrastructure assets in a cost-effective way. It also empowers the local private sector and communities in rebuilding their lives through local economic activities and effective infrastructure investment which optimize the return of the money and investment to the locals.

  3. Labour law, the business environment and growth of micro and small enterprises - Nepal

    15 October 2014

    part of a series of four country studies commissioned by the ILO to research the impact of labour laws and the cost of regularization on entrepreneurs’ decisions to formalize their business.

September 2014

  1. ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Visits India

    12 September 2014

    ILO Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific Yoshiteru Uramoto visits India.

August 2014

  1. Solomon Islands child labour & trafficking forum

    27 August 2014

  2. Labour law, the business environment and growth of micro and small enterprises - India

    15 August 2014

    Part of a series of four country studies commissioned by the ILO to research the impact of labour laws and the cost of regularization on entrepreneurs’ decisions to formalize their business.

  3. Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) Training of Trainers Seminar

    for Members of Domestic Workers Union of of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh, Pune region, Maharashtra

July 2014

  1. Labour law, the business environment and growth of micro and small enterprises - Bangladesh

    15 July 2014

    Part of a series of four country studies commissioned by the ILO to research the impact of labour laws and the cost of regularization on entrepreneurs’ decisions to formalize their business.