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02 November 2018
The 11th ASEAN Forum on Labour Migration concluded with the adoption of 15 recommendations on how digitalisation can contribute to decent work for migrant workers.
02 August 2018
The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), with the support of the ILO, has launched a campaign to prevent illegal recruitment of migrant domestic workers.
25 July 2018
Workers organizations and trade unions in the Philippines will launch a new web platform, to help protect migrant workers from abusive employment practices through user reviews of recruitment agencies.
21 June 2018
Full scholarships in animation, game creation and web development are open to women ages 18 to 45 years old. ILO and TESDA, with the support of JPMorgan Chase Foundation have opened 175 scholarships for more women in the Philippines to venture in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related careers.
21 May 2018
Following Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) many workers were pushed to the informal economy where they face hazards at work due to lack of occupational safety and health. The ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project helps them design and implement training programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH).
14 May 2018
Construction attracts more young workers but it has one of the highest rates of occupational injury and illness. Santi knows that workers in the construction industry face day to day occupational hazards.
07 May 2018
Safety and health at work is important for government officials and workers in the public sector. Al, a young public sector official and union member shares that the local government is also performing its duty to protect its people by ensuring occupational safety and health.
30 April 2018
Risky behaviours are most common among young workers. Zai, a female welder shares that women can do what men can. Welders like her, however, should not take dangerous shortcuts to make easy money, because what is important is making it home safe for your family.
Message at the Parallel Session on Adaptation, Technology and Green Jobs 6th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum with the theme “Enabling Resilience for All: Avoiding the Worst Impacts”
18 October 2018
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Parallel Session on Adaptation, Technology and Green Jobs 6th Asia Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum , Mandaluyong, Philippines, 18 October 2018
Opening address at the Executive Course on Managing the Inspectorate for Strategic Labour Laws Compliance
03 October 2018
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Executive Course on Managing the Inspectorate for Strategic Labour Laws Compliance, Quezon City, Philippines, 3 October 2018
28 September 2018
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Artisanal Small-scale Gold Mining (ASGM) National Summit, Manila, Philippines, 28 September 2018
Keynote address at the 2018 AmCham Talent Summit of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines
25 September 2018
By Mr Hideki Kagohashi, Enterprise Development Specialist, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 2018 AmCham Talent Summit of the American Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines, 25 September 2018