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dc.contributor.authorTrebilcock, Anneen_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-14T09:42:36Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-14T09:42:36Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9291906824en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/52876-
dc.description.abstractThe ILO was founded for social justice, a mandate expressed today in terms of decent work as a global goal, for all who work, whether in formal or informal contexts. In June 2002, the delegates to the International Labour Conference from governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations adopted a resolution incorporating conclusions on decent work and the informal economy. The four components of decent work – opportunities for employment and income, respect for rights at work, social protection and stronger social dialogue – form the backbone of the ILO’s approach to the informal economy. These elements can also be seen through a development lens, and necessarily feature a strong gender dimension. To make the action foreseen by the ILC conclusions more easily operational in a cross-disciplinary way, the issues they address can be cast in terms of macro policy, governance, enhancement of productivity, markets and employment, social protection/addressing vulnerabilities, and representation and voice. All play key roles in poverty reduction. Moreover, recognizing the importance of measuring progress towards decent work, developments in relation to indicators are briefly described. This paper includes annexes reproducing the ILC conclusions along with two relevant resolutions adopted by the International Conference of Labour Statisticians and a list of ILO websites that address various aspects of decent work and the informal economy.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUNU-WIDER |cHelsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aWIDER Discussion Papers // World Institute for Development Economics (UNU-WIDER) |x2005/04en_US
dc.subject.jelE26en_US
dc.subject.jelJ23en_US
dc.subject.jelJ40en_US
dc.subject.jelJ80en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordemploymenten_US
dc.subject.keywordgovernanceen_US
dc.subject.keywordILOen_US
dc.subject.keywordindicatorsen_US
dc.subject.keywordinformal sectoren_US
dc.subject.keywordrepresentationen_US
dc.subject.keywordrightsen_US
dc.subject.keywordsocial protectionen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsbedingungenen_US
dc.subject.stwInternationale Sozialstandardsen_US
dc.subject.stwInformeller Sektoren_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsverhältnisen_US
dc.titleDecent work and the informal economyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn48045437Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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