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.
Trade Union workshop on Just Transition Guidelines of ILO for Sustainable Economies and Societies for All: Trade union agenda and proposals for social dialogue in mining sector
5 - 6 June 2018
The training workshop is aimed at building technical capacities of workers’ organizations in the Philippines on “Just Transition Guidelines of ILO for Sustainable Economies & Societies for All: Trade Union agenda & proposals for social dialogue in mining sector”.
Labour Standards and Trade: A Discussion on Decent Work and Sustainable Trade in Philippine Value Chains
5 June 2018
A forum organized by International Labour Organization together with the EU-Philippines Business Network and the EU Delegation. It aims to highlight mutual gains of businesses and labour in being part of global value chains that follow international standards.
Luzon island-wide tripartite consultations and workshop on the proposed amendments of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards
29 - 30 May 2018
With support from the SafeYouth@Work Project, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) convenes workers, employers and safety practitioners in a series of island-wide tripartite consultations in Luzon aimed at gathering stakeholder inputs to the proposed revisions to the Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS).
29 - 30 May 2018
The ILO Caring Gold Project, funded by the United States Department of Labor, will bring the World Day against Child Labour in Camarines Norte to address child labour and to promote decent work, including occupational safety and health in small-scale gold mines. Over 250 children, parents and partners will join the campaign and children’s summit.
Training for Labour Inspectors from Luzon and the National Capital Region on Advancing Competencies on Core Labour Inspection Functions
28 May - 1 June 2018
The ILO in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment will hold a training for labour inspectors from Luzon and the National Capital Region to enhance competencies and to promote quality inspection.
26 May 2018
Innovative solutions are crucial to address child labour and to promote decent work in small-scale gold mines. The ILO Caring Gold Project, funded by the United States Department of Labor, and implemented with BAN Toxics, will launch the Compassionate Gold brand in partnership with the Philippine Fashion Week. Compassionate Gold ensures responsible mining practices.
Labour Inspection and Role of Workers in Promotion of Workplace Compliance to Labour Laws and Standards
21 - 23 May 2018
The IndustriALL Global Union, in partnership with the ILO projects on labour inspectorate and the GSP+ on freedom of association and collective Bargaining, will conduct a seminar on the role of workers in the promotion of workplace compliance and labour inspection.
Safe and Fair: Consultative Dialogue on Realizing Women Migrant Workers’ Rights and Opportunities in the ASEAN Region
21 - 22 May 2018
A consultative dialogue was held to discuss a new project focused on the rights of women migrant workers in the ASEAN Region.
Multi-stakeholder consultation on the development of the Green Jobs Act Assessment and Certification System and Guidelines
17 May 2018
The Philippine Green Jobs Act of 2016 (RA 10771) provides a policy framework for fostering low-carbon, resilient sustainable growth and decent job creation by providing incentives to enterprises generating green jobs, with focus on developing human capital to enable and sustain the transition to a greener economy.
Workshop on the Role of Business Organizations in Creating a Culture of Resilience and Preparedness to Mitigate the Negative Impact of Conflicts
10 May 2018
A workshop co-organized by the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and the ILO on the new Conflict Resilience Toolkit to support enterprises in maintaining commercial operations in conflict afflicted areas, and creating neutral workplaces.
Workshop on the Role of Business Organizations in Supporting Enterprises and Workers Prepare for Natural Disasters
8 May 2018
A workshop co-organized by the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and the ILO on the new Disaster Resilience Toolkit developed to support enterprises in improving preparedness and reducing risk to disasters.
5 - 6 May 2018
Youth organizations joined a learning session to promote occupational safety and health among young workers and to build a culture of prevention under the ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project, funded by the United States Department of Labor (US DOL)
4 May 2018
Panel discussion co-organized by the Government of the Philippines, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the ILO on how investments and partnerships can accelerate a just transition to greener, fairer and more sustainable economies through decent work.
24 April 2018
The workshop, organized by International Labour Organization together with the Danish Trade Union Council for International Development Cooperation (LO FTF), was aimed to discuss two joint Executive Orders (EOs) on social dialogue and security of tenure in the public sector.
Workers Capacity Building Programme on Social Dialogue, Monitoring and Compliance of Labour Standards
12 - 13 April 2018
The ILO will bring together a core group of workers’ organizations and trade union representatives in a training programme, with focus on general labour standards and labour inspection, under the United States Department of Labor (US DOL) funded project on Building the Capacity of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate.
Enhancing workers organizations’ capacity to implement OSH training programmes in the formal and informal economy
10 - 14 April 2018
Workers organizations and trade union representatives gained capacity in designing and implementing a training programme to promote compliance on occupational safety and health at work, especially among young workers in a training of trainers of the ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project.
21 - 23 March 2018
The ILO US Department of Labor projects on Building the Capacity of the Philippines’ Labour Inspectorate and SafeYouth@Work Project, shall be conducting a joint Training on Accident Investigation for Labour Inspectors, with participants from labour inspectors in all DOLE Regional Offices, selected lawyers from DOLE Regional Offices, and DOLE attached agencies relevant to the conduct of accident investigation.
28 February - 2 March 2018
The Integrated Programe on Fair Recruitment (FAIR project) will conduct a training workshop “Building Capacity for Migrant Workers’ Access to Just Compensation, Post-Return” to help develop the capacities of the caseworkers of Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa (SENTRO) to identify, develop and, with the help of partners abroad, seek damages on behalf of migrant workers who have been exploited, trafficked or injured in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong SAR).
22 - 23 February 2018
ILO is conducting a study that will assess the national regulatory framework on labour protections in fisheries in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines in terms of its jurisdiction and responsibilities under the laws of the sea as a flag State, port State, coastal State, as well as a source State for migrant labour to support the ratification of C188 and P029 in Southeast Asia.
22 - 23 February 2018
The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has implemented reforms to improve its labour inspectorate system, in response to a 2009 ILO Technical Audit of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate which DOLE requested. Reforms started with the adoption of the Rules on the Labour Laws Compliance System (LLCS) which introduced more active engagement of workers and employers at the enterprise level during inspection, and sought to integrate a developmental approach to labour inspection.