Events on informal economy

  1. Symposium

    Trade and Employment in Developing Countries

  2. Event

    Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Non-Standard Forms of Employment

    This meeting will bring together experts from around the world to gain a better understanding of the incidence and trends of non-standard forms of employment across different countries of the world, the reasons for its use, its effects on the labour market, firms and workers, including workers’ ability to realize their fundamental rights. The meeting will also discuss national regulations with respect to non-standard forms of employment and different regulatory responses.

  3. Event

    ILO's participation in the 20th International AIDS Conference

    The ILO is participating in AIDS2014, which is expected to gather over 10,000 delegates (including policy makers, programme implementers, practitioners, activists, scientists, journalists, people living with HIV) from nearly 200 countries on the theme: Stepping up the pace. The ILO and its partners will highlight the contribution of the world of work to the AIDS response through various events and activities held from 20 to 24 July in Melbourne, Australia.

  4. Event

    ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy: towards inclusive and sustainable development: Brochure (English, Portuguese and Spanish)

    The fourth edition of the ILO Academy on Social and Solidarity Economy will be held in Campinas, Brazil, 28 July – 1 August 2014

  5. Event

    Tripartite Meeting of Experts on Facilitating Transitions from the Informal Economy to the Formal Economy

    A Tripartite Meeting of Experts will be held to serve as part of the preparatory work for the standard-setting item placed on the agenda of the 103rd Session (June 2014) of the International Labour Conference on facilitating transitions from the informal to the formal economy with a view to the elaboration of a Recommendation.

  6. Event

    European Commission conference "Exploiting the employment potential of personal and household services"

    In April 2012, the European Commission opened a public consultation on exploiting the employment potential of the personal and household services. This conference will examine the main outcomes of the consultation. The ILO-Brussels office will chair the panel on working conditions and standards.

  7. Event

    Interregional Symposium on the Informal Economy - Enabling transition to formalization

    The tripartite Symposium on the informal economy is convened on the basis of a Governing Body decision in March 2006 to provide a forum for in-depth technical discussion on recent policy responses that are being developed for enabling the transition to formalization. The Symposium will review, share and disseminate information on the effective experience developed in the different countries as well as regions. The Symposium will bring together expertise from governments, employers and workers organizations. In addition, a selected number of researchers, practitioners and institutions will contribute to the discussion.

  8. Event

    Decent Work Forum No. 22

    Bad Samaritans: Rich Nations, Poor Policies and the Threat to the Developing World

  9. Event

    Decent Work Forum No. 21

    The Feminist Economics of Trade

  10. Event

    Decent Work Forum No. 19

    Informal Sector vs Informal Jobs: How great is the difference?