Resources on employment promotion

  1. Philippine Employment Trends 2015: Decent jobs crucial for inclusive growth

    22 April 2015

    A new report published by the ILO shows that the Philippine economy experienced robust rates of growth and made important gains in the labour market in recent years, however, more focus on decent and productive jobs is necessary to foster inclusive growth.

  2. Philippine Employment Trends 2015: Decent jobs crucial for inclusive growth

    22 April 2015

    The new ILO report looks at current labour market challenges and developments as well as other socio-economic and poverty indicators in the Philippines.

  3. DSWD, ILO partner for sustainable livelihood

    09 March 2015

    The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) today strengthened its partnership and signed a grant agreement to support sustainable livelihood and community enterprise development in regions affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).

  4. PLEDGE Project Advisory Committee Meeting

    The Project Advisory Committee will meet as agreed in the Memorandum of Understanding between ILO and BDA (Bangsamoro Development Agency) for the implementation of the PLEDGE Project. The PAC will provide policy guidance and future directions to the PLEDGE project.

  5. Opening address at the workshop on adopting a roadmap to eliminate child labour in domestic work in the Philippines

    18 January 2015

    By Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the workshop on adopting a roadmap to eliminate child labour in domestic work in the Philippines, Makati City, Philippines, 19 January 2015

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    ILO initial estimates reveal 800,000 workers affected by Hagupit; stands ready to assist through emergency employment

    10 December 2014

    The ILO estimates 800,000 workers have been affected by Typhoon Hagupit, locally known as Ruby, with their source of livelihood damaged or disrupted overnight. In response, the ILO stands ready to allocate US$1.5 million and to support the government through emergency employment and sustainable livelihood.

  7. Opening address at the Working out of disasters: Livelihood at the forefront of recovery, ILO year-end event and partners appreciation

    26 November 2014

    By Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Working out of disasters: Livelihood at the forefront of recovery, ILO year-end event and partners appreciation, Rockwell Tent, Makati City, Philippines, 27 November 2014

  8. Keynote address at the Working out of disasters: Livelihood at the forefront of recovery, ILO year-end event and partners appreciation

    26 November 2014

    By His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Philippines, delivered by Secretary Gregory Domingo of the Department of Trade and Industry at the Working out of disasters: Livelihood at the forefront of recovery, ILO year-end event and partners appreciation, Rockwell Tent, Makati City, Philippines, 27 November 2014

  9. Message at the graduation ceremony, shelter construction and skills training project - Tacloban City Government, Eastern Visayas State University, Operations Compassion and ILO

    08 November 2014

    By Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the graduation ceremony, shelter construction and skills training project, Tacloban City, Philippines, 8 November 2014

  10. Message at the graduation ceremony, shelter construction and skills training project - Tacloban City Government, Eastern Visayas State University, Operations Compassion and ILO

    07 November 2014

    By Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the graduation ceremony, shelter construction and skills training project, Tacloban City, Philippines, 8 November 2014