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14 June 2017
Children put their lives in danger as they are pushed to child labour and trafficking in conflicts and disasters. Almost 70 million children are affected by natural disasters each year and 250 million children live in areas affected by armed conflict.
05 June 2017
To build a safety and health culture among young Filipino workers, the ILO launches the Youth4OSH Project and invites young people to join the SafeYouth@Work Media Competition. Winning entries for photo, film, song, story, poster/drawing and the unique Surprise Us category will get the chance to travel to Singapore in September 2017 and to present their winning piece due on 30 June 2017.
27 April 2017
Youth rise up against workplace accidents and illnesses through flash mob and toolbox talks to mark the 2017 World Day for Safety and Health at Work in the Philippines.
12 January 2017
The Philippines ushers in the New Year with programmes to intensify its fight against child labour. These initiatives include a first comprehensive project on child labour with set up of helpdesks, a new project on child labour in gold mining, and a new child labour module in the conditional cash transfer programme.
16 June 2017
An ILO project in the southern Philippines shows how the spirit of the possible new ILO standard can be put into practice by lifting conflict-hit communities out of poverty through local economic development.
24 January 2017
ILO skills training programme provides decent work opportunities to people affected by the internal conflict in southern Philippines.
31 March 2014
Truck driver Ronaldo Payda believes breastfeeding rights are a man's business too. He took up the cause after he and his wife saw the effects on their new baby. An ILO project is trying to build on such advocacy work, to help more working women keep their babies healthy.
07 March 2014
Jobs are the top priority for many of those whose livelihoods were shattered by Super Typhoon Haiyan. The situation is particularly challenging for women who lost their husbands and became head of household overnight.
29 June 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Technical Workshop on Employment Projections for Green Jobs, Manila, Philippines 29 June 2017
Opening address at the at the Roundtable Discussion on Green Jobs and Just Transition to a Green Economy
28 June 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Roundtable Discussion on Green Jobs and Just Transition to a Green Economy, Makati City, Philippines 28 June 2017
09 June 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the National Anti-Illegal Recruitment Summit of the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration in the Philippines, Manila, Philippines, 9 June 2017
Opening address at the Deep Dive Workshop on “Good and Decent Jobs, Skills, and Entrepreneurship for a Just Energy Transition” of the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2017
06 June 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Deep Dive Workshop on “Good and Decent Jobs, Skills, and Entrepreneurship for a Just Energy Transition” of the Asia Clean Energy Forum 2017, Manila, Philippines 6 June 2017