06 May 2013
Thousands of Filipino health professionals migrate every year for work raising important questions related to the global shortage and inequitable distribution of health professionals in and between many countries.
30 April 2013
The international dialogue on migration theories intends to discuss the theoretical dimension of various migration aspects, such as: the determinants of migration; the governance of migration; the political economy of migration; the human rights of migrants; multicultural societies; the reintegration of migrants; the gender perspective in the analysis of migration; and migration transition.
11 March 2013
The EU-funded International Labour Organization project on Decent Work Across Borders (DWAB) is implementing a project focussing on the international migration of health professionals between the Philippines, India and Viet Nam to Europe. The ILO-DWAB is documenting working conditions of foreign trained nurses in the United Kingdom. If you were born in the Philippines, India or Viet Nam and are now working as a nurse in the UK, we would very much like to hear from you! Circulate widely! Survey is open until 31 May 2013.
11 March 2013
During our two week discussion, we'll be looking at the significant gaps in social protection for migrant workers and how these gaps can be filled.
20 February 2013
Decent Work Across Borders together with the Alliance of Young Nurse Leaders (AYNLA) culminated its online photo competition last 20 February 2013 with the final judging of entries based on first round of judging which yielded twenty one photos. The entries were submitted by different young health professionals, mostly nurses, based in the Philippines and abroad. The judges were composed of the ILO Manila Senior Program Officer, a Program Officer from the Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines, a seasoned local and international photojournalist and the President of one of the health professional organizations in the Philippines.
04 February 2013
A roundtable discussion was conducted last 11 February 2013 at the ILO auditorium where Ms. Makulec presented the initial result of the interviews. Twenty five participants from the tripartite partners of the ILO DWAB actively participated in the discussions and expressed their interest and commitment to the assessment. Ms Makulec will be in Manila in July to present the final research study.
23 November 2012
Strong community involvement is among the highlight features of the ILO-IPEC and DOLE child labour programme called “Taking Children Out of Child Labour through a Functional and Institutionalized Child Labour Monitoring and Integrated Services Delivery System in the Communities.”
17 October 2012
One of the activities of the US State Department funded ILO Freedom of Association Project, is the undertaking of a series of SWOT exercises to examine the institutional needs of our social partners to engage in good faith collective bargaining and meaningful social dialogue.
15 October 2012
From 14-19 March 2013, the CGFNS International team will be in the Philippines to conduct interviews and focus group discussions to highlight rich professional context and important qualitative observations to support the interpretation of findings. Partners from government, embassies, academe, health professional organizations and schools will participate in the discussion.
15 October 2012
The overall purpose of the photography competition is to capture images related to migration from the perspective of young health professionals and increase the awareness of Filipinos on decent work, safe and ethical migration particularly of health professionals.