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20 November 2017 - 01 December 2017

Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy: Trade Union Strategies

20 November 2017 - 01 December 2017

Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy: Trade Union Strategies

Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy: Trade Union Strategies
Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy: Trade Union Strategies

Course prerequisite: country report

Each participant will be required to prepare beforehand and bring with her/him a country report (both a hard and a soft copy which can be e-mailed beforehand too). The report, no longer than 3 - 5 pages or in power-point format (7-10 slides), should include information that:

  • Provides an overview of the informal economy, poverty and inequality situation in your country;
  • List some key provisions of national policy and/or legislation concerning the protection of workers and economic units within the informal economy;
  • Provides a description of union policies and strategies concerning the formalization of the informal economy;
  • Describes some key initiatives for empowering workers (including women and young workers) and economic units within the informal economy;
  • Provides an assessment on the organization of workers into trade unions and the exercise of collective bargaining rights in the informal economy;
  • Provides a short description of the Decent Work Country Program (DWCP), and the National Action on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development as well as the involvement of representatives of trade unions/association of workers in informal economy in all these initiatives.

 The country report should be sent by e-mail to the following address: actrav_turin@itcilo.org

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