Global Knowledge-Sharing Forum: Transition to Formal Economy - 3rd edition

Global Knowledge-Sharing Forum: Transition to Formal Economy -  3rd edition
Capacity building

Global Knowledge-Sharing Forum: Transition to Formal Economy - 3rd edition

Transitioning to the formal economy

25–29 Novembre 2019
The course is available in English, Français

What types of formalization initiatives have been successful? What works at each of the different levels: national, regional, and global? How can we learn from failure? This global forum is a place for conversation about best practices in the transition to the formal economy.Researchers and practitioners, such as ILO constituents and policy makers, from public institutions
 

Key features
LEARN AND SHARE

Training methods include roundtable discussions and thematic sessions

HIGH-LEVEL RESOURCES

Subject matter experts from Australia, England, India, and Zimbabwe will guide conversations

ACTIVE TRAINING

Participants are encouraged to submit working papers on the transition to formality

Who attends this course?
  • Researchers and practitioners, such as ILO constituents and policy makers, from public institutions
  • Officials from countries with positive experiences of formalization policy implementation and monitoring
What topics does this course cover?

This forum aims to draw conclusions and summarize experiences on the transition to the formal economy.

  • Which transition processes have and have not worked at the national, regional, and global levels
  • Key issues and challenges around the ILO’s recommendation on the transition to formality
  • Theoretical and practical, policy-specific knowledge on the topic
What will I learn?

Participants engage in open, interactive discussion with policy makers, social partners, and institutional officials.

  • All about the role of sectoral policies in the transition to formality
  • How to coordinate policies for integrated formalization strategies
  • The importance of outreach to women to support informal economy workers
What will I able to do?

The goal of this course is to assess, build upon, and implement knowledge of economic formalization on the global scale.

  • Draw conclusions regarding enabling parameters
  • Utilize ILO Recommendation 204
  • Design better policies and programmes that aim to formalize economies
Why should I join?

The Turin Centre is known for its unconventional and highly effective learning methodologies.

  • Participants are encouraged to answer the call for papers on evidence-based policies related to formalization, which should focus on innovative ways to link policies to structural transformation.
  • Conversations are structured through roundtable discussions and thematic sessions.
  • Speakers include professors from universities in Australia and England and founders of organizations in India and Zimbabwe.

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