Events on informal economy

  1. © M.Khaled / COP28 2024

    1-11 December 2023

    COP28: Follow ILO events streamed from the Just Transition Pavilion

    For the second year in a row, the ILO and the European Commission are hosting the Just Transition Pavilion, a convening space for events, meetings and knowledge sharing around just transition and climate action in cooperation with the UNFCCC, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and International Organisation of Employers (IOE). You can watch live – or replay – all events held in the Pavilion on this page.

  2. Event

    Conclave on Promotion of Sustainable Enterprises for Local Development

    The conclave aims to bring together policymakers, industry leaders, MSMEs, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders from India and other emerging economies with the objective of sustainable, resilient and inclusive development and Decent Work for All.

  3. Event

    21st International Conference of Labour Statisticians

    This International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS), 11-20 October 2023, will mark the 100th year of standard-setting in labour statistics since the first took place in 1923.

  4. Event

    Inclusive private sector development in forced displacement contexts

    A technical knowledge-sharing event on engaging and developing the private sector in the humanitarian-development-peace nexus

  5. Roundtable discussion at the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development 2023

    Operationalizing the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus through Decent Work

    During the Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development (15-17 May 2023), the Swedish International Development cooperation Agency (Sida) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) organize a roundtable discussion on the role of decent work across the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus, in which also the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) participate.

  6. 5th Employment Policy Research Symposium, 11-12 May 2023

    Employment policies for social justice

    The 2023 Symposium, organized in partnership with the European Commission's (EC) Joint Research Centre (JRC), focuses on the theme of employment policies and social justice. The Symposium will highlight the latest thinking on how integrated national employment policies tailored to the circumstances of countries promote inclusive transitions and social justice.

  7. Virtual Event

    Launch of the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF)

    The launch of the Employment Policy Action Facility (EPAF) aims at increasing awareness of ILO’s support to member States on comprehensive employment policies, including in the areas of employment diagnostics, policy design, implementation, financing, and monitoring.

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    Tripartite Meeting of Experts in Labour Statistics on the Revision of the Standards for Statistics on Informality

    The meeting will discuss the proposal for a new resolution concerning statistics on the informal economy, which will be presented to the 21st ICLS in October 2023. The proposed resolution to replace the current statistical standards, includes an improved framework aligned to the latest statistical standards.

  9. Regional workshop

    Strengthening apprenticeship systems in the informal economy in Africa to promote quality, innovation and transitions to formality

  10. © T. Miroshnichenko/Pexels 2024

    UN Women - ILO Joint Programme

    Technical workshop on Care, Decent Work and Macroeconomic Policy

    This technical workshop will showcase results of the UN Women and - ILO Joint Programme collaboration, inform on key lessons learnt, share innovative approaches, and reflect on issues and strategic future perspectives on care, decent work and macroeconomic policy.