Informal economy resources

July 2021

  1. Diary of a Project Coordinator: Katrina Ma'u Fatiaki’s Observations from the COVID-Free Kingdom of Tonga

    22 July 2021

    Katrina has put down some of her interesting observations in the form of a diary entry, to give us a snapshot of what the Informal Economies Recovery Project is doing on the ground in Tonga, and what life is looking like at the moment, as COVID remains safely locked out of the Island Kingdom

  2. Informal sector workers in Vanuatu to have a voice

    22 July 2021

    An initiative led by the Vanuatu Association of Public Employees Trade Union (VAPSE) and the Vanuatu National Workers Union (VNWU), aims to formalise existing informal sector associations, particularly those in the creative and agriculture sectors, on Santo and the Northern Provinces of Vanuatu.

  3. ILO statement for the July edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    22 July 2021

    Director ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries, Mr. Matin Karimli

  4. Embassy of Japan in the Philippines: Initiating ILO project “Bringing back jobs safely under the COVID-19 crisis in the Philippines: Rebooting small and informal businesses safely and digitally”

    16 July 2021

  5. Business World: Japan, ILO launch program to help MSMEs digitize

    16 July 2021

  6. The Philippine Star: Japan funds P110 million for MSME recovery

    16 July 2021

  7. CNN Philippines: $2.2 M ILO, Japan program aims to support pandemic-hit MSMEs in PH

    16 July 2021

  8. Bringing Back Jobs Safely: A presentation at the ILO Japan project launch

    15 July 2021

    By Hideki Kagohashi, Enterprise Development Specialist, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the ILO Japan Bringing Back Jobs Safely under the COVID-19 Crisis in the Philippines: Rebooting Small and Informal Businesses Safely and Digitally, 15 July 2021, Manila, Philippines

  9. ILO-Japan initiative targets safe return to work for small enterprises

    15 July 2021

    Small enterprises and alternative livelihoods will benefit from a new ILO project with the Government of Japan through safer, more digitalized and productive workplaces, which will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 at work and mitigate the impact on employment and the economy in the Philippines.

  10. Journal: ILO-Japan initiative targets safe return to work for small enterprises

    15 July 2021