Informal economy resources

May 2022

  1. ILO, DOLE ink agreement to help workers return to work safely and digitally

    17 May 2022

    A new deal with the ILO and DOLE aims to boost over 30,000 workers’ productivity in COVID-19 and typhoon-hit areas with the support of the Government of Japan.

April 2022

  1. Decent pay and work conditions

    29 April 2022

    Underpaid, overworked, and facing insecure tenure. The Filipino worker is caught between not earning enough and making a living under difficult conditions. A lot of Filipinos in the informal sector are living a hand-to-mouth existence. CNN Philippines' Senior Anchor Mr Rico Hizon in an interview with ILO’s Ms Cerilyn Pastolero on The Exchange.

  2. Further information about the call for trainers in financial education

    22 April 2022

  3. ILO Global Programme on Financial Education Briefer

    22 April 2022

March 2022

  1. Opening address at the webinar on Promoting gender equality in the workplace through the promotion of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH)

    30 March 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the webinar on Promoting gender equality in the workplace through the promotion of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH), 30 March 2022, Manila, Philippines

  2. E-formalization: A Korean success story

    25 March 2022

    An ILO report Digital solutions and formalization: E-formalization case study on the Republic of Korea highlights the role digitalization has played in Korea’s formalization success story and provides a series of valuable experiences for other countries in the region.

  3. Opening address at the webinar on Promoting gender equality in the workplace through compliance to general labour standards

    16 March 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the webinar on Promoting gender equality in the workplace through compliance to general labour standards, 16 March 2022, Manila, Philippines

  4. Opening address at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in fishing

    09 March 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in fishing, 9 March 2022, Manila, Philippines

  5. Digital solutions and formalization: E-formalization case study on Republic of Korea

    08 March 2022

    This report documents the pathway that the Republic of Korea has taken in the design, implementation and adaptation of its digital governance systems and related applications as they relate specifically to labour market formalization.

  6. Opening address at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in mining

    01 March 2022

    By Ms Cerilyn Pastolero, Project Manager of the ILO Project on Improving Workers' Rights in the Rural Sectors of the Indo-Pacific with a focus on Women at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in mining, 1 March 2022, Manila, Philippines