The workshop will provide an overview of the phenomenon of the informal economy, its impacts
on fulfi lling decent work for all workers and employers. It will also examines the need for
an integrated policy framework, encompassing the ILO’s four strategic objectives (fundamental
principles and rights at work, employment, social protection and social dialogue) adapted to the
national context of each member State for a progressive transition to the formal economy and
decent work. International promising practises for the transition to formal employment and entreprises will be presented and the existing measures in Philippines assessed.