Presentation on theme: "Decent Work and Slum Upgrading Edmundo Werna. 2 Structure of the Module Types of participatory approaches Livelihoods-oriented approach (Social Dialogue)"— Presentation transcript:
Decent Work and Slum Upgrading Edmundo Werna
2 Structure of the Module Types of participatory approaches Livelihoods-oriented approach (Social Dialogue) An integrated approach to livelihoods: Decent Work Social Dialogue: from national to local Elements of urban social dialogue Conclusion: how to go ahead
3 Types of participatory approaches in urban areas Community-based City-wide Livelihoods-oriented (social dialogue) Others (e.g. health-oriented)
4 Community-based participation Levels 1. None 2. Information, or indirect 3. Consultation 4. Shared control 5. Full control
5 City-wide participation E.g. Participatory Budgeting
6 Livelihoods-oriented approach Importance of livelihoods Cities and towns as engines of economic growth Scale of urban poverty * Unemployment and under-employment * Deficits in working conditions
7 Decent Work Employment generation Social protection Workers rights Social dialogue
8 from national to local social dialogue
9 Local Social Dialogue Some attributes. local dimension of decent work not captured at national level programmes,. more hands-on (local) X more political (national),. broader scope> local partner institutions which do not exist at the national level (e.g. informal sector).
10 Local social dialogue: who to participate Local government Local representatives of formal workers and enterprises organizations Representatives of the informal sector (both workers and enterprises) Others
11 Local Social Dialogue: how to go ahead & towards a Decent Work Programme Preparation and launch - Driven by the local government (at least in the initial stage) - Identification of the principal actors. Preliminary contacts with the actors, information and preliminary agreement to participate. - Initial meetings and setting-up of a working method. - Analysis of the existing participatory processes in the municipality. Identification of opportunities for synergies with existing processes. Design of the agenda - Existing problems, priority themes for action, initial discussion of possible solutions Formulation of the programme - Specific activities. Who will be responsible for what, how and when (timeframe). Identification of existing resources within the city/town. Identification of need for complementary resources and formulation of a fund-raising strategy. Implementation of the activities Monitoring and evaluation - A continuous process.
12 Examples: an on-going intergrated process and previous partial solutions. Brazil (an integrated approach to local social dialogue). Philippines (Marikina). Sri Lanka (MSE Forums). Ghana (District Committees on Employment). Mozambique (LEDAs)