World Employment and Social Outlook for Youth 2016
ILO research shows that after a number of years of improvement, youth unemployment is set to rise in 2016 and young people are disproportionately affected by working poverty.
A new ILO initiative aims to protect workers travelling abroad from unfair and deceptive hiring practices.
The ILO will gather officials and Labour Law Compliance Officers of the Department of Labor and Employment to discuss and to create an action plan towards possible ratification of the Labour Inspection Convention, 1947 (No. 81) and the Labour Inspection (Agriculture) Convention, 1969 (No. 129).
Capacity building on labour laws compliance
With an average of 20 typhoons a year, the Philippines is the third most disaster-prone country in the world. In recent years, storms have been getting stronger and more deadly. Helping stricken communities build back better, the ILO has been especially active over recent years in the Philippines, including responses to Super Typhoon Haiyan, the Bohol earthquake, civil unrest in Zamboanga and Typhoons Washi and Bopha.