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.

2019

  1. Workshop on Reintegration Programmes for Returning Migrant Workers

    27 - 28 August 2019

    This workshop will enable knowledge-sharing and collaboration on return and reintegration good practices for the ASEAN region, promote cooperation on bilateral and regional levels, and facilitate the development of the ASEAN Guidelines on Effective Return and Reintegration

  2. Looking Back, Moving Forward, and Taking Action Towards a Child Labour-Free Philippines

    29 June 2019

    In the celebration of World Day Against Child Labour during its Centenary, the ILO looks back at the past century’s achievements of tackling child labour, its milestones addressing the issue in the Philippines, and propels action to end all forms of child labour in the country.

  3. Save Smart: Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families (Phnom Penh)

    5 - 7 June 2019

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN, in partnership with Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative, Inc., will host a series of Save Smart Training of Trainers (TOT): Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families

  4. Inter-Regional Knowledge-Sharing Forum on Child Labour and Working Conditions in ASGM

    28 - 30 May 2019

    The International Labour Organization's CARING Gold Mining Project, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, will host the first-ever Inter-Regional Knowledge-Sharing Forum to discuss issues on child labour and working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) on 28-30 May 2019.

  5. Workshop on Strengthening Capacity and Coordination on Prevention and Investigation of Trafficking in Persons for Forced Labour

    27 - 28 May 2019

    This workshop is held to improve mutual understanding and facilitate effective cooperation and referrals between labour inspectors and criminal law enforcers in investigating labour rights abuses including trafficking in persons.

  6. Save Smart: Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families (Mandalay)

    22 - 24 May 2019

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN, in partnership with Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative, Inc., will host a series of Save Smart Training of Trainers (TOT): Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families

  7. Save Smart: Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families (Vientiane)

    15 - 17 May 2019

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN, in partnership with Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative, Inc., will host a series of Save Smart Training of Trainers (TOT): Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families

  8. Second Joint Dialogue between the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    4 - 5 April 2019

    On 4 to 5 April, ILO, through its TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, in close collaboration with ACTRAV and ACTEMP, supported the Second Joint Dialogue between the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) on labour migration in Manila, the Philippines.

  9. ILO Supports Capacity-Building in Analysing Philippine Export's Employment Impact

    6 - 8 March 2019

    Underscoring the importance of better analysis and more coherent policy-making in ensuring that international trade results to decent, gainful and productive employment, the EU-funded ILO-STRENGTHEN (Strengthening the Impact on Employment of Sector and Trade Policies) Project concluded the three –part training-workshop on “Assessing the Effects of Trade on Employment: Measuring and Monitoring Output and Employment under the 2019-2021 Philippine Export Development Plan (PEDP)”.

  10. UN International Day for Women and Girls in Science: Filipina STEM Leaders Forum

    22 February 2019

    This Forum seeks to highlight the importance of promoting STEM careers among women and girls and to inspire women in the workplace to flourish and advance in their respective fields.

  11. ASGM Technical Working Group Consultation and Planning Workshop

    12 - 14 February 2019

    The artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector will have a consultation meeting to assess the present state of ASGM operations in the country, toward recommending legislative changes to address its issues and concerns, and formulating a medium-term National Action Plan to ensure a sustainable response.

  12. ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project Communication Strategies Workshop

    11 February 2019

    Key partners of the ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project will meet to discuss and look into potential information and communication strategies to contribute to the improvement of the knowledge, attitude and practices of the Project's target ASGM populations and stakeholders. Inputs from this consultation meeting and workshop will be used substantially in developing the Project's Strategic Communication and Advocacy Plan.

2018

  1. National Safe Jam 2018

    15 December 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work brought youth champions in partnership with AYOSH to convene the very first National Safe Jam with youth leaders from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

  2. Launch of Scout Merit Badges on Occupational Safety and Health

    11 December 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work and the Boy Scouts of the Philippines launched scout merit badges to help develop a culture of prevention.

  3. ECOP and ILO partner in training business organizations to promote OSH compliance among its members

    26 - 29 November 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work in partnership with the Employers Confederation of the Philippines brought together representatives in a dialogue and training-workshop on occupational safety and health compliance.

  4. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Project Launch and Stakeholders Engagement

    20 November 2018

    The ILO launches a new project on responsible supply chains in the Philippines with the EU and the OECD to promote corporate social responsibility and responsible business conduct with regard to decent work, international labour standards, environmental sustainability and respect for human rights.

  5. Improved Notification and Recording System for Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Selected Enterprises (Second Batch)

    17 - 19 October 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment's Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) and the Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC) provided training interventions to improve notification and recording practices on occupational accidents and diseases.

  6. Improved Notification and Recording System for Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Selected Enterprises (First Batch)

    10 - 12 October 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment's Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) and the Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC) provided training interventions to improve notification and recording practices on occupational accidents and diseases.

  7. Workshop on Linking Labor Standards and Export Policies

    4 - 5 October 2018

    The second-leg of the series of tripartite workshops to look into the links between the country’s export priorities and its employment effects was held on 04-05 October 2018. Gathering the tripartite stakeholders actively involved in the implementation of the EU-funded ILO-STRENGTHEN project, the workshop was opened by Executive Director Senen Perlada of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Export Marketing Bureau (EMB). In his welcoming remarks, Executive Director Perlada emphasized the importance of increasing the number of decent jobs through higher exportations in terms of volume. He also stated that the change in exports has a significant impact on gross domestic product (GDP) and consequently on job opportunities.

  8. Managing the Inspectorate for Strategic Labour Laws Compliance Executive Course

    3 October 2018 - 5 October 2017

    Regional managers of DOLE gained better understanding on legal and technical aspects of labour inspection to help improve quality, consistency and policy coherence of decisions and enforcement powers. With the support of the ILO USDOL Project on Building the Capacity of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate, the course further contributed to strategically managing the labour inspectorate for improved labour laws compliance, based on inspection data and labour market information.