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02 November 2017
10th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour (AFML), held in Manila, concluded with adoption of a strong set of recommendations that recognize domestic workers as workers in ASEAN.
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.
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.
10 November 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Policy Mapping for the Decent Work Agenda (Government), Manila, Philippines, 10 November 2017
Opening address at the regional dialogue on green growth for jobs and social inclusion: making the case for a just transition in Asia
25 September 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the regional dialogue on green growth for jobs and social inclusion: making the case for a just transition in Asia
Opening address at the Tripartite Project Launch of the ILO EU GSP+ on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
13 September 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Tripartite Project Launch of the ILO EU GSP+ on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
30 August 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 2017 AmCham Talent Summit of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines