ILO in the Philippines

Welcome to the ILO Country Office for the Philippines (CO-Manila) website. The ILO strives with partners to achieve decent work for all. It promotes social justice and internationally-recognized human and labour rights. It is the United Nations agency where governments, employers and workers have, through a tripartite structure, equal voice in improving conditions and life at work. Read more
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    Responsible supply chains

    ILO, EU and OECD join forces for responsible supply chains

    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.

  • © ILO/K. Brimon 2018

    Our impact, their voices

    Speaking Health and Safety to Millennials

    A Philippine youth champion finds an innovative way to improve her fellow millennials’ knowledge about occupational safety and health.

  • #ILO100

    Towards the ILO Centenary

    The countdown has begun to the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Labour Organization.

Focus on

  1. Disaster response

    Building back better, greener and stronger

    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.