Formalization of the economy is a complex and long term process that often requires to combine interventions on laws and regulations with those aiming to foster productivity and the ability to generate wealth. For part of the workforce, the reduction of decent work deficits is the first step toward a progressive formalization in the longer term. The significant reduction of informality in some countries illustrates that achieving results is largely possible.
All you need to know about Recommendation 204
International Labour Conference
At its 104th Session (2015), the ILC adopted R204, based on strong tripartite consensus and near unanimous vote, following a two-year process of consultations.
Call for proposal - Applications to Conduct a Diagnosis on Informality in Targeted Intervention Areas of the PROSPECTS Programme in Uganda
17 September 2020
15 September 2020
Courses and trainings
Policy resource package
How to develop viable policy options to address the multi-fold challenges of extending social protection to workers in the informal economy and facilitating transitions to formality.
These courses are designed to increase the capacity of constituents to effectively collect data on informality, and to design, implement, monitor and evaluate formalization policies and strategies.