Resources on employment promotion

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Towards Peacebuilding and Sustainable Livelihoods in Zamboanga, Philippines

    19 September 2017

    Armed conflict and the Zamboanga siege in 2013 left thousands of homes damaged and burned to the ground. The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been involved in helping families displaced by the conflict. With funding from the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), the ILO focused on creating sustainable livelihood opportunities. The project implemented skills training and enterprise development activities, while linking beneficiaries with the private sector and longer term employment opportunities. The ILO also assisted fishers and seaweed farmers with enterprise training and livelihood start-up kits with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

  8. Call for a National Consultant: Provision of technical support in the “Assessment of OSH Regulations, Policies and Programmes, particularly regarding OSH Protection of Young Workers”(Deadline: 29 September 2017)

    12 September 2017

    The attached Terms of Reference (TOR) is intended to engage a national consultant who will provide technical support in the “Assessment of Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, Policies and Programmes, particularly regarding OSH Protection of Young Workers”, which will be undertaken by the Department of Labor and Employment in cooperation with other government agencies and stakeholders including those agencies forming part of Inter-Agency Sectoral Task Force on Occupational Health. For interested parties, please email Ms Katherine Brimon at brimon@ilo.org or download the attached TOR for the complete list of requirements.

  9. Request for Proposal: Consultancy services and technical capacity for the conduct of the Survey of Selected Coconut Export-Oriented Enterprises in the Philippines (Deadline: 15 August 2017)

    28 July 2017

    The International Labour Organization Country for the Philippines (ILO CO-Manila) is pleased to announce and launch a call for Request for Proposal (RFP) for consultancy services and technical capacity for the conduct of the Survey of Selected Coconut Export-Oriented Enterprises in the Philippines under its Trade and Employment (STRENGTHEN) Project.

  10. RFP DOCUMENT: Consultancy services and technical capacity for the conduct of the Survey of Selected Coconut Export-Oriented Enterprises in the Philippines (Deadline: 15 August 2017)

    28 July 2017

    The International Labour Organization Country for the Philippines (ILO CO-Manila) is pleased to announce and launch a call for Request for Proposal (RFP) for consultancy services and technical capacity for the conduct of the Survey of Selected Coconut Export-Oriented Enterprises in the Philippines under its Trade and Employment (STRENGTHEN) Project.