During the workshop participants will:
• LEARN about the conceptual international framework on informal economy
• UNDERSTAND how the conceptual framework is or can be applied in the context of Philippines with reference to the operational as well a statistical definition of informal employment, informal sector in the country
• ACQUIRE practical knowledge through concrete examples of measures applied at the local, national and international levels, and the importance to promote an integrated policy framework for the transition to formal economy as per the guidelines of R204 concerning the transition from informal to formal economy.
• APPLY knowledge acquired by reviewing existing national policies, through problems solving and planning exercises. Experience has shown that in order to be effective policies have to be comprehensive and adapted to the individual national context and of the categories of workers and enterprises generally found in the informal economy