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26 July 2019
The Ministry of Labor and Employment and the ILO hosted a forum on labour migration, domestic work and human trafficking in the Bangsamoro to mark the International Domestic Workers Day and the World Day against Trafficking in Persons.
24 July 2019
Over 200 participants from government, civil society and non-government organisations involved in agribusiness in the Philippines will gather on 25 July to address responsible business practices, including decent work, challenges and opportunities as part of the 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Forum.
19 July 2019
The Philippine government and the ILO have partnered for an online Post-Arrival Orientation Seminar to guide Overseas Filipino Workers upon arrival in destination countries.
14 June 2019
Two of the biggest employment agencies in Hong Kong and the Philippines signed a Code of Conduct to promote fair recruitment of domestic workers. The Code, based on the International Labour Organization’s guidelines, is a milestone agreement as the world marks the International Domestic Workers’ Day on 16 June.
29 May 2019
With the growing global movement to support just transition and formalization of artisanal and small-scale gold mines, the ILO brought together experts and global actors to address child labour and poor working conditions in an inter-regional meeting held in the Philippines.
29 April 2019
The Philippines declared 2019 as the ILO Centenary and reaffirmed its full support to, and cooperation with the ILO’s mandate of promoting peace and social justice.
18 April 2019
National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.
ILO welcomes Joint Statement of the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers
05 April 2019
On 4 to 5 April 2019, the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) held its second Joint Dialogue on labour migration in Manila, The Philippines, supported by the ILO.
28 March 2019
A global webcast, covering 24 offices in 24 hours, will showcase the diversity of ILO work, as part of the ILO 100 celebrations.
15 March 2019
Representatives of enterprises and business organizations from the Western Visayas region are introduced to an innovative programme from the International Labour Organization, the Organisation for Economic Development, and the European Union.
06 March 2019
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Government of Japan have signed a new partnership to provide jobs and promote peace through improved water supply and sanitation services in post-conflict areas in the Philippines.
13 December 2018
The ASEAN Safe Migration Campaign #SafeMigrationASEAN was launched to raise public awareness on safe labour migration that benefits all.
20 November 2018
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.
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.
EU, business and labour org host forum on labour standards and trade, discuss decent work and sustainable trade in Philippine value chains
05 June 2018
The Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines (EUD), the European Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (ECCP), the EU-Philippines Business Network (EPBN), and the International Labour Organization (ILO) have come together to host a forum entitled Labour Standards and Trade: A Discussion on Decent Work and Sustainable Trade in Philippine Value Chains.
26 May 2018
The Philippines blazed the trail for responsible and ethical gold from artisanal and small-scale gold mines (ASGM) with the launch of the Compassionate Gold brand at the Philippine Fashion Week. The Compassionate Gold is among the innovative solutions to address child labour and to promote decent work.
11 April 2018
A new web platform aimed at migrant workers lists user reviews of recruitment agencies. By helping migrants avoid falling for false promises, the website is an important tool to promote fair recruitment.