The Forum is convened and hosted by the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment with the support of the ASEAN Secretariat, ILO, IOM, UN Women and the Taskforce on ASEAN Migrant Workers (TFAMW) during 25-26 October 2017 at the Sofitel Plaza Manila Hotel in Manila, Philippines.
Call for participants: Media training on Fair Recruitment and Labour Migration (Extended deadline: 31 July 2017)
22 June 2017
This is a call for participants to join the media training on fair recruitment and labour migration, which will be held from 7 to 11 August 2017.
09 June 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the National Anti-Illegal Recruitment Summit of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration in the Philippines, Manila, Philippines, 9 June 2017
As part of the ILO Integrated Programme on Fair Recruitment (FAIR) research agenda, the ILO Country Office for the Philippines (ILO-CO Manila) commissioned a research report that seeks to understand challenges and opportunities that will contribute to the promotion of fair recruitment practices across a specific migration corridor between the Philippines and Hong Kong.
16 May 2017
The long-term goal of the FAIR project is the reduction in deceptive and coercive practices during the recruitment process and in violations of fundamental principles and rights at work, as well as other human and labour rights, by enhancing safe migration options, and ensuring effective regulation of public and private employment agencies and accountability for unscrupulous actors.
ILO commissioned experts to investigate commercial and practical challenges that confront fair recruiters, and identify opportunities to support and enable fair recruiters to thrive in a competitive market.
Tripartite Action for the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers in the ASEAN region (ASEAN TRIANGLE Project): Final project fact sheet
19 September 2016
The ASEAN TRIANGLE Project aims to significantly reduce the exploitation of labour migrants in the region through increased legal and safe migration and improved labour protection.
Call for proposals: Assessment of the Labor Law Compliance Officers' competency standards and training needs requirements on occupational safety and health
11 August 2016
The overall purpose of the assessment is to ensure that Labor Law Compliance Officers are equipped with the necessary competencies to perform their OSH inspection mandate. The Terms of Reference (TOR) for the study can be downloaded by clicking on the following document.
03 August 2016
A new ILO initiative aims to protect workers travelling abroad from unfair and deceptive hiring practices.
27 July 2016
The ILO will launch a new project on Fair Recruitment in the Philippines. The 2-year project aims to establish fair recruitment corridors to prevent exploitation of migrant workers, to provide migrant workers with access to reliable information and services, and to share global and national knowledge about recruitment and engagement with the media.