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#InformalTalks Webinar 1: Defining the Informal Economy

22 June 2018,
11:00 to 12:00


The EU-funded project Research, Network & Support Facility (RNSF) organises the #InformalTalks series of webinars dedicated to the Informal Economy to disseminate the results of its research. The following #InformalTalks webinars are planned:

These free public webinars are addressed to experts and practitioners, in particular: representatives of Public Authorities, CSOs, researchers, staff of EU DEVCO and EU Delegations as well as other Donors and International Organisations.

To register to the first webinar, click on the following link:

RNSF #InformalTalks Webinar 1: Defining the Informal Economy:
What is it? Where does it come from? Why is it growing?

Planned on June 22 at 11am CET, the objective of the first webinar is to provide participants with an understanding of the phenomenon of the Informal Economy by defining key concepts and issues, illustrating trends, challenges and characteristics of employment in the informal economy, as well as the contribution of these activities to GDP in various regions of the world.

The first webinar will be facilitated by Mr. Paolo Carlini, RNSF Team Leader, with an initial presentation of Mr. Jacques Charmes, Director of research emeritus, IRD, University Paris Descartes and RNSF Research Expert, and the participation of Ms. Donatella Gobbi (DEVCO). It will be structured through the 4 following questions: 

  • What is the Informal Economy? 
  • Where does it come from? 
  • Why is it growing? 

Looking forward to #InformalTalking with you!


To register to the webinar, just click on the following link and follow the instructions: (or go on and use the Webinar ID: 722-613-507). You will need to follow the instructions provided by the Go2webinar platform. Please note that if it is the first time you register to the platform, you may be requested to install an add-on. For any question, problem, comment or suggestion, please contact RNSF community manager Pierre Berman at

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