Informal Economy, Vulnerabilities and Employment

Prof. Michel Oris, professor at the University of Geneva and co-director of NCCR LIVES, will open an international conference on "Informal Economy, Vulnerabilities and Employment" on February 9th and 10th, 2012, Geneva.

This international conference, organized by the Institute of Socioeconomics of the University of Geneva, in collaboration with the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) and the International Labour Organization, is concerned with the interactions between informal economy, vulnerabilities and employment. It will bring over thirty experts from Africa, Asia, America and Europe together for an intensive two-days conference held in English at the University of Geneva.

Conference venue: Room M1160, Unimail, Bd Pont-d'Arve 40.

Admission is free but registration is necessary. Please sign in to sandra.constantin@unige.ch <mailto:sandra.constantin@unige.ch>.

More information: http://www.unige.ch/ses/socioeco/institut/recherche/InformalEconomy.html Contact: sandra.constantin@unige.ch, Isabelle.Hillenkamp@unige.ch or Michel.Oris@unige.ch