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16 January 2018
The ILO has announced the winning stories of the 2017 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration, of which two came from the Philippines.
18 December 2017
To mark this year’s International Migrants Day on 18th December, the ILO has announced the four winners of its 2017 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration.
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.
26 November 2017
Young people from the Philippines find solutions to address occupational safety and health at work. Prototypes developed at the 21st World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Singapore include a worker's eye app and round table with key stakeholders.
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.
19 February 2018
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Luzon Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Compliance, Manila, Philippines, 19 February 2018
17 January 2018
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the awarding of Global Media Competition on Labour Migration, Pasig City, Philippines, 17 January 2018
13 December 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the National Consultation Workshop on Decent Work, Manila, Philippines, 13 December 2017
Opening address at the Consultation with Workers’ Organizations on the Decent Work Country Programme
06 December 2017
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Consultation with Workers’ Organizations on the Decent Work Country Programme, Quezon City, Philippines, 6 December 2017