Events, meetings and trainings

The ILO Country Office for the Philippines organizes and takes part in a number of events and meetings. Below is a list of upcoming and past events. Any queries should be sent to the office by email.

2017

  1. Regional Dialogue on Green Growth for Jobs and Social Inclusion: Making the case for a just transition in Asia

    25 - 27 September 2017

    The International Labour Organization Country Office for the Philippines (ILO CO-Manila), the Green Jobs Programme, and the International Training Centre (ITC)of the ILO are organizing a regional dialogue on "Green Growth for Jobs and Social Inclusion: Making the case for a just transition in Asia".

  2. Tripartite Project Launch on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining

    13 September 2017

    The event officially launched the ILO EU GSP+ project on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining which focused on the better application of international labour standards particularly on FOA and CB. The occasion also gathered tripartite social partners particularly government agencies involved in formulating strategies to improve application of freedom of association and collective bargaining rights.

  3. Role of business in building a resilient future in crisis and disaster

    10 - 11 August 2017

    The ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP), the Country office for the Philippines (CO-Manila) and Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) held a joint workshop to discuss the role of business and its organizations in building a resilient future in Mindanao through support for enterprise growth, job promotion and investment strategies.

  4. SHIELD against Child Labour Writeshop

    3 - 5 August 2017

    The ILO and DSWD will hold a writeshop to develop key messages, strategies and products aimed at raising awareness on child labour. The writeshop will include storybooks, flyers, briefers, flow charts and primer under the Strategic Helpdesks for Information, Education, Livelihood and other Developmental Interventions (SHIELD) against Child Labour project.

  5. ILO Supports DOLE Review of Labour Inspection Tools

    5 - 7 July 2017

    In response to the tripartite partners’ recognized need to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of labour inspection, the ILO in coordination with the Department of Labor and Employment’s Bureau of Working Conditions (DOLE-BWC), conducted the first in a series of consultation-workshops to review tools used in the conduct of labour inspection and managing labour standards enforcement.

  6. Songs and poems for one million Filipino children freed from child labour

    17 June 2017

    The National Child Labor Committee (NCLC) will mark the World Day against Child Labour in the Philippines in a concert featuring songs, dances and poems on child labour in line with the global theme “In conflicts and disasters, protect children from child labour”.

  7. Filipino Migrant Worker's Day

    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.

  8. ILO Capacitates ECOP Helpdesk on Labour Laws Compliance

    7 - 9 June 2017

    The ILO US Department of Labor Project on Building the Capacity of the Philippines' Labour Inspectorate conducted a three-day training programme on "Capacitating Employers to Comply with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) labour law compliance system last 7-9 June 2017.

  9. SHIELD against child labour partnership agreement and project orientation

    6 June 2017

    The ILO supports the Strategic Helpdesks for Information, Education, Livelihood and other Developmental Interventions (SHIELD) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development to address child labour in Camarines Norte, where a signing of a partnership agreement and discussion on the initiative will be held.

  10. Good and decent jobs, skills, and entrepreneurship for a just energy transition

    6 June 2017

    Governments, enterprises, workers, financial institutions and development partners will discuss a just energy transition in a deep dive workshop as part of the Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF). The ILO workshop is co-organized with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Platform for Advancing Green Human Capital (PAGHC).

  11. Validation of gap analysis on laws on child labour and working conditions in small scale gold mining

    19 April 2017

    The ILO CARING Gold Project will hold a roundtable discussion to validate the gap analysis and recommendations on laws covering child labour and working conditions in artisanal and small scale gold mining.

  12. Assessing the effects of trade on employment

    29 - 31 March 2017

    The ILO STRENGTHEN Project in the Philippines will hold a technical training workshop to enhance skills through use of tools, methods and models for an empirical analysis of the effects of trade on employment.

  13. Decent Work Country Diagnostics consultation and validation workshop

    21 March 2017

    The ILO will bring together government agencies, workers and employers organizations, key stakeholders and partners to validate initial findings of the Decent Work Country Diagnostics. Indicative priorities and challenges from the Diagnostics will serve as input to the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP).

  14. SafeYouth@Work Communications Planning Workshop

    28 February - 2 March 2017

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work Project has convened its implementing partners from government, workers, employers and civic organizations for a Communications Planning Workshop. The event helped implementing partners define their roles in advocating safety and health of young workers in the Philippines.

  15. SafeYouth@Work Communications Planning Workshop

    28 February - 2 March 2017

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work Project in the Philippines will gather partners in a communication workshop aimed at promoting and raising awareness on safety and health of young workers.

  16. Communications: Organizing and Mobilizing Workers

    16 - 18 February 2017

    The ILO will hold a training workshop to help strengthen communication skills of workers organizations to enhance their capacity on using various channels to mobilize and organize workers.

  17. Tripartite Working Group Meeting on Trade and Employment

    13 February 2017

    The ILO’s STRENGTHEN Project has convened government, employers’ and workers’ representatives to discuss trade and employment and to provide updates on the project status and progress in the Philippines.

  18. Makiisa para sa #1MBatangMalaya: One with the children in ending child labour

    12 January 2017

    The ILO together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Education, Department of Labor and Employment, Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program (4Ps) and BAN Toxics! will have a joint launch of different programmes and tools to address child labour.

  19. Philippine action plan against child labour consultation

    5 - 7 January 2017

    Members of the National Child Labor Committee in the Philippines will gather to discuss and to finalize the National Action Plan against child labour covering the period of 2017 to 2022.

2016

  1. Trainers' Training Programme in Building the Capacity of Workers' on the Labor Laws Compliance System

    5 - 9 December 2016