Resources on employment promotion

  1. Women in STEM Workforce Readiness and Development Programme in the Philippines: Fact sheet

    03 April 2018

    The programme seeks to provide women with critical soft and technical STEM-related skills, employability and leadership trainings coupled with targeted mentorship to help women gain quality employment and advancement opportunities in STEM-related jobs.

  2. Opening address at the National Consultation Workshop on Decent Work

    13 December 2017

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the National Consultation Workshop on Decent Work, Manila, Philippines, 13 December 2017

  3. Opening address at the Consultation with Workers’ Organizations on the Decent Work Country Programme

    06 December 2017

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Consultation with Workers’ Organizations on the Decent Work Country Programme, Quezon City, Philippines, 6 December 2017

  4. Opening address at the Consultation with the Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines on the Decent Work Country Programme

    20 November 2017

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Consultation with the Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines on the Decent Work Country Programme, Makati City, Philippines, 20 November 2017

  5. Opening address at the Policy Mapping for the Decent Work Agenda (Government)

    10 November 2017

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Policy Mapping for the Decent Work Agenda (Government), Manila, Philippines, 10 November 2017

  6. Decent Work Country Diagnostics: Philippines 2017

    24 October 2017

    The Diagnostics offers a comprehensive narrative of the growth, productive employment, decent work situation and trends in the Philippines. The Diagnostics provides indicative priorities and to identify decent work challenges as input to the development of the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) and other development plans.

  7. Building peace, empowering communities through livelihoods in Mindanao Philippines

    19 September 2017

    Decades of armed conflict in Mindanao has affected people’s lives and livelihood, fuelled poverty and hampered inclusive and sustainable growth. The International Labour Organization (ILO), in partnership with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) has implemented the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment or PLEDGE in 2012-2016. Funded by the Mindanao Trust Fund (MTF), PLEDGE has supported confidence and peace-building efforts through local economic development. The Mindanao Trust Fund is a multi-donor grant facility by the European Union, Sweden, Australia, Canada, United States, New Zealand and the World Bank. PLEDGE as the first enterprise programme of the BDA, has piloted tools and strategies to build peace through sustainable livelihoods, enhanced institutional capacities and community ownership.

  8. Hearts and minds: A road to building the capacity of the Bangsamoro in the Philippines

    19 September 2017

    Armed groups after decades of fighting often have no direct background or experience of managing, implementing and delivering development projects. The International Labour Organization (ILO), in partnership with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) has implemented the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment or PLEDGE in 2012-2016. Building the capacity of the BDA was a major component along with sustainable livelihoods and community ownership. Funded by the Mindanao Trust Fund (MTF), PLEDGE has supported confidence and peace-building efforts through local economic development. The Mindanao Trust Fund is a multi-donor grant facility by the European Union, Sweden, Australia, Canada, United States, New Zealand and the World Bank.

  9. Strength in partnership in the Philippines through enhanced community

    19 September 2017

    Decades of armed conflict led to loss of confidence and trust of people in Mindanao not only on the government and the community but also on themselves. It was in this context that a participatory approach for community owned and managed projects made a big sense. The International Labour Organization (ILO), in partnership with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) has implemented the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment or PLEDGE in 2012-2016. Community ownership was a major component along with sustainable livelihoods and building the capacity of the BDA. Funded by the Mindanao Trust Fund (MTF), PLEDGE has supported confidence and peace-building efforts through local economic development. The Mindanao Trust Fund is a multi-donor grant facility by the European Union, Sweden, Australia, Canada, United States, New Zealand and the World Bank.

  10. Sustainable livelihood towards a better, productive and peaceful Mindanao in the Philippines

    19 September 2017

    Armed conflict has fuelled poverty, affected employment quality and hampered economic development in Mindanao. The International Labour Organization (ILO), in partnership with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) has implemented the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment or PLEDGE in 2012-2016. Sustainable livelihood was a major component along with community ownership and building the capacity of the BDA. Funded by the Mindanao Trust Fund (MTF), PLEDGE has supported confidence and peace-building efforts through local economic development. The Mindanao Trust Fund is a multi-donor grant facility by the European Union, Sweden, Australia, Canada, United States, New Zealand and the World Bank.