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WIEGO

Core Programmes

Core Programmes

WIEGO's Core Programmes  For each of its programme areas, WIEGO commissions issues papers to identify programme, research and policy priorities. It then convenes workshops of grassroots, research and policy actors. Collaborating institutions and individuals undertake component activities.

WIEGO Working Paper Series

The WIEGO Working Paper Series is part of our  Publication Series. Our working papers feature research that makes either an empirical or theoretical contribution to existing knowledge about the informal economy. Particular attention is paid to policy-relevant research. This series includes statistical profiles of informal employment and critical analysis of data collection and classification methods. Methodological issues and innovations, as well as suggestions for future research, are considered.

StreetNet International

StreetNet International

WIEGO Individual Members

Individual Members of WIEGO are drawn from two of WIEGO’s three constituencies: researchers, statisticians or academics who study the informal economy; and professionals in development agencies who work on issues related to the informal economy. The third constituency is membership-based organizations of informal workers – trade unions
cooperatives, or associations of various kinds – or trade unions that organize informal workers: such organizations are invited to become Institutional Members of WIEGO.

WIEGO Team Bios

Olga Abizaid, WIEGO Communications OfficerOlga Abizaid
Spanish Writer/Editor

Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) Publications

Informal Economy Monitoring Study (IEMS) - Publications

Sector Reports

Home-Based Workers  | Street Vendors  | 

New Solutions: Health and Safety for Informal Workers

New Solutions: Health and Safety for Informal Workers

Access to health insurance for women headload porters in Accra, Ghana

Additional Resources

Photo: Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images Reportage
Photo: Jonathan Torgovnik/Getty Images Reportage

HomeNet Thailand

HomeNet Thailand

International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF)

International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF)

The International Domestic Workers Federation (IDWF) is a membership-based global organization of domestic and household workers. IDWF was launched in October 2013.  IDWF’s objective is to build a strong, democratic and united domestic/household workers’ global organization to protect and advance domestic workers’ rights everywhere.