27 December 2021
This report presents the results of the 2021 Informal Employment Survey for Mongolia, which was undertaken to understand the current state of informal employment in the country.
20 December 2021
The initiative was technically supported and funded by the United Nations joint Informal Economies Recovery Project with the support of the Palau Chamber of Commerce.
16 December 2021
The Informal Economies Recovery Project partnered with fellow UN projects - Markets for Change and REACH, to coordinate an outreach to the Rakiraki municipal market and Conua in the province of Nadroga in Fiji.
10 December 2021
ILO and UNDP are currently working with business development providers such as MSME Fiji, the Itaukei Affairs Trust Board, Green House Co-Working, Vou Fiji and the Fiji Enterprise Engine to roll out BCP training to a large cohort of MSME’s. Through the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project, similar initiatives are being implemented in Palau, Tonga and Vanuatu.
07 December 2021
This report examines the historical socio-economic pathways that facilitated the creation of labour markets that were dominantly formal in nature in three advanced economies – Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore. The case studies emphasize the complementarities between national political economy and labour market dynamics and draws lessons, where possible, for the emerging economies of today that strive to accelerate the closing of formality gaps.
Opening address at the Inception Workshop: Baseline Study and Sectoral Assessment of Working Conditions in the Rural Sectors
03 December 2021
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Inception Workshop: Baseline Study and Sectoral Assessment of Working Conditions in the Rural Sectors, 3 December 2021, Manila, Philippines
29 November 2021
With Fiji’s international borders opening up to tourists this week and hundreds of businesses around the country having safely resumed operations, there has been a high demand for Business Development Services by Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMSEs)
20 November 2021
The initiative was technically supported and funded by the United Nations joint Informal Economies Recovery Project, based on a proposal received from the Vanuatu Tripartite Labour Advisory Council.
18 November 2021
Asia–Pacific tourism industry left reeling from job losses, deterioration in work quality and shifts towards increased informality.
14 November 2021
In this edition of the ILO Pacific Newsletter, you will find updates on events and other news highlights of ILO’s work in the Pacific from September to November 2021.