Informal economy resources

January 2014

  1. Stakeholders Consultation in Maharashtra: Way Out of Informality: Facilitating Formalization of Informal Economy

    The workshop aims to familiarize stakeholders with the main areas of work under the Decent Work Country Programme for India (2013-17).

  2. Indonesia: Sustainable livelihoods and skills development for indigenous people of Papua (PCDP-II)

    03 January 2014

    The documentary highlights the improvement of managerial skills and technical skills of local institutions in providing business development services for local beneficiaries in Papua and West Papua. The documentary also highlights the promotion of business development services and entrepreneurship as well as portrays the success of the local communities in starting the business in three areas of Papua and West Papua (Jayawijaya, Manokwari and Fak-Fak).

December 2013

  1. Promoting Effective Governance of Labour Migration from South Asia Project launching

    20 December 2013

    The new Project with the European Union (EU) will contribute to ensure effective protection of the rights of vulnerable migrant workers, enhance the development impact of labour migration and reduce unregulated migration.

  2. Address at the ILO/Ministry of Labour & Employment (MOLE)/ILO: Launch of Decent Work Country Programme (2013-17)

    17 December 2013

    By Ms Tine Staermose, Director, ILO DWT for South Asia and Country Office for India at the ILO/MOLE Launch of Decent Work Country Programme (2013-17), New Delhi, India, 17 December 2013

  3. ILO to launch new Sub-regional project on labour migration on workers from India, Nepal and Pakistan in Gulf destination countries; Kuwait, Oman and United Arab Emirates

    The ILO will launch a new project - Promoting the Effective Governance of Labour Migration from South Asia through Actions on Labour Market Information, Protection during Recruitment and Employment, Skills and Development Impact to promote well-managed labour migration, ensure effective protection of the rights of vulnerable migrant workers and enhance the development impact of labour migration and reduce irregular flows in countries of both origin and destination. The project is implemented with the financial support from the European Commission, Delegation of the European Union to Nepal, in Nepal, India and Pakistan from 2013 to 2016. It will be working with the Ministry of Labour and Employment in Nepal, the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs and the India Centre for Migration in India and the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development in Pakistan.

  4. Dissemination workshop on Country Report: Labour Laws, Business Environment and Growth of Micro and Small Enterprises in Nepal (MSEs)

    The ILO conducted a research to develop a better understanding of the role of labour laws and other business regulations in fostering an environment conducive to micro and small enterprise growth, with financial assistance from the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD). It forms part of the four country studies in South Asia; Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. This is to share the methodology and findings of the study. In Nepal, four hundred and nine (409) enterprises were surveyed from four sectors: agro processing, carpet & garments, tourism and information technology with five to seventy employees.

November 2013

  1. Programme - Training Workshop on Abolition of Forced Labour and Trafficking

    29 November 2013

  2. Training Workshop on Abolition of Forced Labour and Trafficking

    This is an ILO-Ministry of Land Reform and Management (MoLRM)joint workshop. The Government of Nepal achieved already impressive moves to address Bonded Labour systems in the agriculture sector. However, new forms of forced labour are emerging that call for the strengthening of the capacities of the relevant national institutions, and for the development of improved and better coordinated action plans. The workshop aims contributing to this objective. The participants include officials from the MoLRM, central and district levels, Ministry of Labour and Employment (MoLE) and other concerned Ministries.

  3. Initiatives for tourism development and rural youth employment in Thua Thien-Hue and Quang Nam province

    This workshop is for the ILO and its partners to explore the possibilities for fruitful co-operations in the upcoming projects and raise the initiatives for tourism development and rural youth program in the two piloted provinces.

  4. Final workshop to close the ILO Project “The “Strengthening of Inland Tourism project in Quang Nam Province

    The workshop will be organised to evaluate the outcomes and transfer the achievements to the partners for their continuation and replication.