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.

2011

  1. All Employers and All Workers Forum on the Republic Act 10028 in Zamboanga City

    16 November 2011

    This forum is organized by the Employers’ Confederation of thePhilippines (ECOP), the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), with the Local Working Group on Exclusive Breastfeeding in the Workplace – Zamboanga City, and supported by ILO under the MDG-F Children, Food Security and Nutrition Joint Programme.

  2. Call for entries: recognition of outstanding stories on indigenous peoples (15 November 2011 deadline)

    15 November 2011

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Office for the Philippines, in partnership with Probe Media Foundation, will recognize outstanding published and broadcasted stories on Indigenous Peoples in print, photo essay, radio, television and online media. News outfits are requested to send their stories published or aired in the period from August 2009 until August 2011 to Probe Media Foundation not later than 12 midnight of 15 November 2011.

  3. Community consultations on the establishment of child labour monitoring system in Quezon Province

    14 - 16 November 2011

    The project management staff of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Quezon Province is conducting community consultations on the formation of Child Labour Monitoring and Integrated Services Delivery System (CLM-ISDS) in the community. Through consultations in the communities where in the design is expected to improve based on the inputs of the community people. This process is crucial because the communities have to take ownership over the programme for it to be successful.

  4. Labour market-responsive entrepreneurship skills training for disadvantaged youth in Maguindanao

    14 - 18 November 2011

    The entrepreneurship training for disadvantaged youth is currently implemented in the four (4) pilot provinces: Masbate, Antique, Maguindanao and Agusan del Sur. It aims to promote entrepreneurship as a career option, a priority to address youth employment challenge. It employs the Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB), the entrepreneurship training program of ILO.

  5. Labour market-responsive entrepreneurship skills training for disadvantaged youth in Antique

    14 - 18 November 2011

    The entrepreneurship training for disadvantaged youth is currently implemented in the four (4) pilot provinces: Masbate, Antique, Maguindanao and Agusan del Sur. It aims to promote entrepreneurship as a career option, a priority to address youth employment challenge. It employs the Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB), the entrepreneurship training program of ILO.

  6. Labour market-responsive entrepreneurship skills training for disadvantaged youth in Agusan del Sur

    11 November 2011

    The entrepreneurship training for disadvantaged youth is currently implemented in the four (4) pilot provinces: Masbate, Antique, Maguindanao and Agusan del Sur. It aims to promote entrepreneurship as a career option, a priority to address youth employment challenge. It employs the Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB), the entrepreneurship training program of ILO.

  7. Roundtable Discussion and Seminar-Workshop on the Improved Use of International Labour Standards in the Judiciary

    10 - 12 November 2011

    The International labour standards (ILS) adopted by the International Labour Organization (ILO) are important tools for the development of national legislation. However, the contribution of international labour law is not limited to its impact on labour legislation. ILS can also contribute to strengthening domestic case law on labour matters. International labour law is a highly valuable resource for domestic judges and arbitrators seeking to settle labour disputes. Together with the comments and analysis of the relevant supervisory bodies, ILS offer a rich source of interpretation and inspiration for interpreting and complementing domestic laws.

  8. Signing of the Declaration of Intent on IPEC Project

    5 November 2011

  9. Users Training on Child Labour Knowledge Sharing System (CLKSS) for the Provincial Child Labour Committees

    27 October 2011

    The establishment of a multi-level functional system on child labour is one of the strategy directions under the Philippine Program Against Child Labor (PPACL) Strategic Framework for 2007-2015. The IPEC Programme, through its strategy on knowledge management, will build the capacities of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), National Child Labor Committee (NCLC), and other relevant government agencies and social partners has helped develop a system that would facilitate the utilization of data especially in support of national and local child labour policy development and programme design, implementation, and evaluation. This system is what we call the Child Labour Knowledge Sharing System (CLKSS).

  10. 2011 Asia Regional Conference on “Advocacy towards the Ratification and Implementation of ILO Convention 189 on Domestic Workers”

    24 - 26 October 2011

    The 2011 Asia Regional Conference on “Advocacy towards the Ratification and Implementation of ILO Convention 189 on Domestic Workers” brought together again domestic workers’ unions, trade unions, civil society groups and other social movements in the Asia region to serve as catalysts for national and regional initiatives towards the ratification of the Convention for domestic workers.

  11. Regional Conference on the Contribution of Indigenous Peoples to Local and National Development

    18 - 19 October 2011

    The Regional Conference on the Contribution of Indigenous Peoples to Local and National Development will gather multi-sectoral convergence partners and stakeholders in the development and protection of ancestral domains in the Caraga region.

  12. Maritime Industry Tripartite Council Plenary Meeting

    17 October 2011

    On 17 October 2011, the Philippine Summit on the Maritime Labour Convention, (MLC) 2006 was conducted at the Associated Marine Officers' and Seamen's Union of the Philippines (AMOSUP) Convention Hall in Intramuros, Manila. International Labour Standards (NORMES) Director Cleopatra Doumbia-Henry, ILO-Geneva discussed the overview and updates on Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 during the plenary which was attended by the social partners of the Philippine maritime industry.

  13. Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), 2006 Summit

    17 October 2011

    This event will be an occassion for the Maritime Tripartite Industry Council to endorse the ratification of MLC, 2006 to the President of the Philippines.

  14. DOLE-LABOR SECTOR-AFP-PNP Summit on the Protection and Promotion of Workers' Right to Self-organization and Collective Bargaining: Mindanao Summit (Regions X, XI, XII, XIII, and IX)

    14 October 2011

    With the commitment of the Philippine government to strengthen the operational capability of the law enforcement bodies to foster an enabling environment for the enjoyment of the constitutionally guaranteed civil liberties and trade union rights, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through the Bureau of Labor Relations, proposes to conduct expanded follow-through activities to the 21 July 2011 DOLE-Labor Sector-AFP Summit on the Protection and Promotion of Workers Rights with the theme “Karapatan ng Manggagawang Pilipino…Kapit-bisig Isulong Patungo sa Kaunlaran at Kapayapaan”.

  15. National Indigenous Cultural Summit

    13 October 2011

    The ILO supports the National Indigenous Cultural Summit, in partnership with the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) and the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities with Senator Loren Legarda as Chairperson. The summit will discuss results of regional assemblies on climate change and on ILO Convention 169. The summit will also feature a photo exhibit on development partnerships and cultures of indigenous peoples and an indigenous cultural presentation.

  16. Direct Beneficiaries Monitoring and Reporting Training for Implementing Agencies

    13 - 14 October 2011

    To enable the selected implementing agencies to effectively and efficiently implement their action programmes with particular attention being paid to high quality data on the direct beneficiaries, the project team has requested support to organize a workshop on Direct Beneficiaries Monitoring and Reporting (DBMR) for its partners to prepare them for the action programme implementation, monitoring, and reporting.

  17. DOLE-LABOR SECTOR-AFP-PNP Summit on the Protection and Promotion of Workers' Right to Self-organization and Collective Bargaining: Visayas Summit (Regions V, VI, VII, and VIII)

    12 October 2011

    With the commitment of the Philippine government to strengthen the operational capability of the law enforcement bodies to foster an enabling environment for the enjoyment of the constitutionally guaranteed civil liberties and trade union rights, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through the Bureau of Labor Relations, proposes to conduct expanded follow-through activities to the 21 July 2011 DOLE-Labor Sector-AFP Summit on the Protection and Promotion of Workers Rights with the theme “Karapatan ng Manggagawang Pilipino…Kapit-bisig Isulong Patungo sa Kaunlaran at Kapayapaan”.

  18. Users Training on Child Labour Knowledge Sharing System (CLKSS) for the Provincial Child Labour Committees

    12 October 2011

    The establishment of a multi-level functional system on child labour is one of the strategy directions under the Philippine Program Against Child Labor (PPACL) Strategic Framework for 2007-2015. The IPEC Programme, through its strategy on knowledge management, will build the capacities of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), National Child Labor Committee (NCLC), and other relevant government agencies and social partners has helped develop a system that would facilitate the utilization of data especially in support of national and local child labour policy development and programme design, implementation, and evaluation. This system is what we call the Child Labour Knowledge Sharing System (CLKSS).

  19. DOLE-LABOR SECTOR-AFP-PNP Summit on the Protection and Promotion of Workers' Right to Self-organization and Collective Bargaining: Luzon Summit (NCR, CAR, Regions I, II, III, IV-A and IV-B)

    10 October 2011

    With the commitment of the Philippine government to strengthen the operational capability of the law enforcement bodies to foster an enabling environment for the enjoyment of the constitutionally guaranteed civil liberties and trade union rights, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), through the Bureau of Labor Relations, proposes to conduct expanded follow-through activities to the 21 July 2011 DOLE-Labor Sector-AFP Summit on the Protection and Promotion of Workers Rights with the theme “Karapatan ng Manggagawang Pilipino…Kapit-bisig Isulong Patungo sa Kaunlaran at Kapayapaan”.

  20. Project Management Training for Implementing Agencies

    10 - 12 October 2011

    At the end of the training, ILO's implementing agencies shall have: (a) deepened their understanding and know-how of ILO's financial and technical reporting requirements; (b) strengthened their planning and implementation skills in relation to their respective action programmes; (c) acquired project management techniques to help them facilitate implementation, monitoring, and control of their activities and work plans; and (d) prepared detailed individual agency work plans and a joint work plan with information on tasks, planned/actual start and finish dates, planned and actual work, etc.