The informal economy represents 30–90 per cent of employment in developing countries and as much as 10 per cent in certain developed economies. Informality persists in counties even in the presence of steady growth.
. Promoting transitions to formality and decent jobs within the informal economy has become a major development challenge, nationally, across regions and as a global development goal. The training activities offered by the Centre draw on the wealth of experience and knowledge accumulated over the years by the ILO on the informal economy and formalization. They seek to disseminate knowledge of the patterns and effectiveness of policy packages for formalization and contribute to increasing the capacity of constituents to effectively collect data on informality, and to design, implement, monitor and evaluate formalization policies and strategies.
The course provides examples of promising practices relating to SME development and enterprise formalization, as well as space for tripartite actors and practitioners to reflect on the country adaptation of interventions models that work. Read More
13 November 2017 - 17 November 2017
Enrolment deadline: 31 October 2017
There has been increasing recognition, nationally and internationally, of the economic and social contribution of domestic workers and of the need to improve their living and working conditions. Read More