Statements and speeches

This page contains a selection of speeches and presentations given by officials of the ILO Manila Office. Inquiries about usage or reproduction of any materials should be sent by email.

2013

  1. Opening address at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the ILO and the Bangsamoro Development Agency for the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment (PLEDGE)

    19 June 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at signing of the memorandum of understanding between the ILO and the Bangsamoro Development Agency for the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment (PLEDGE), Cotabato City, Philippines, 19 June 2013

  2. Opening address at the ILO-ADB regional workshop on promoting women in the labour market

    17 June 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO-ADB regional workshop on promoting women in the labour market, Pasig, Philippines, 17 June 2013

  3. Presentation on employment, productivity and poverty reduction in the Philippines at the 34th National Conference of Employers

    24 May 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 34th National Conference of Employers, Pasay City, Philippines, 24 May 2013

  4. Opening address at the training on promoting and applying international labour standards

    22 April 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the training on promoting and applying international labour standards, Quezon City, Philippines, 22 April 2013

  5. Presentation on sustainable and inclusive growth at the PROTECT: Doing business amidst new threats VIII

    18 April 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the PROTECT: Doing business amidst new threats VIII, Makati City, Philippines, 18 April 2013

  6. Opening address at the forum on peace in the context of indigenous peoples participation and consultation/advancing the promotion of the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169)

    07 February 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the forum on peace in the context of indigenous peoples participation and consultation/advancing the promotion of the ILO Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169), Quezon City, Philippines, 7 February 2013

  7. Opening address at the dissemination workshop on the results of the pilot provincial labor force survey

    29 January 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the dissemination workshop on the results of the pilot provincial labor force survey, Makati City, Philippines, 29 January 2013

2012

  1. Joint statement by Mr Haruhiko Kuroda, President, Asian Development Bank, and Mr Guy Ryder, Director-General, ILO

    17 December 2012

    Joint statement by the ADB and the ILO on promoting decent work in developing Asia and the Pacific to reduce poverty and vulnerability; supporting a more inclusive, equitable and prosperous Asia-Pacific region; promoting greater access to opportunities; and reaffirming support for internationally-recognized core labour standards.

  2. The real battle is here, at home

    21 November 2012

    By Ms Joanna Bernice Coronacion, Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) at the Year-end reception on youth employment “Ugnayan para sa kabataan: An appreciation and recognition night”, Makati City, Philippines, 21 November 2012

  3. Opening address at the Year-end reception on youth employment “Ugnayan para sa kabataan: An appreciation and recognition night”

    21 November 2012

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Year-end reception on youth employment “Ugnayan para sa kabataan: An appreciation and recognition night”, Makati City, Philippines, 21 November 2012

  4. Opening address at the ASEAN experts meeting on unemployment insurance

    19 November 2012

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ASEAN experts meeting on unemployment insurance, Makati City, Philippines, 19 November 2012

  5. Presentation at the 2012 National Productivity Convention

    17 October 2012

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 2012 National Productivity Convention,Century Park Hotel, Manila, Philippines, 17 October 2012

  6. Presentation at the 23rd National Statistics Month Opening Ceremony

    01 October 2012

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 23rd National Statistics Month Opening Ceremony,Century Park Hotel, Manila, Philippines, 1 October 2012

  7. Opening address at the Luzon regional convergence planning workshop on the elimination of the worst forms of child labour

    27 September 2012

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Luzon regional convergence planning workshop on the elimination of the worst forms of child labour, Clark, Philippines, 27 September 2012

  8. Special message at the International conference on "Forging greater solidarity among cooperatives, trade unions and social enterprises"

    20 September 2012

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the International conference on "Forging greater solidarity among cooperatives, trade unions and social enterprises", Quezon City, Philippines, 20 September 2012

  9. Presentation at the Forum on Igniting potentials: Expanding career opportunities and global labour trends

    17 September 2012

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Forum on Igniting potentials: Expanding career opportunities and global labour trends, St Paul University, Philippines, 17 September 2012

  10. Message at the launch of the child labour-free barangays in Bukidnon

    17 August 2012

    By Mr Cesar Giovanni Soledad, International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour Programme Manager, delivered on behalf of Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the child labour-free barangays in Bukidnon, Bukidnon, Philippines, 17 August 2012

  11. Message at the 14th Supreme National Congres, "Advancing unionism to uphold dignity of labor and achieve green and decent work" of the Associated Labor Unions (ALU)

    28 July 2012

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 14th Supreme National Congress, "Advancing unionism to uphold dignity of labor and achieve green and decent work" of the Associated Labor Unions (ALU), Cebu City, Philippines, 28 July 2012

  12. Opening address at the green jobs mapping project sector consultation

    26 July 2012

    By Ms Lourdes Kathleen Santos, delivered on behalf of Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the green jobs mapping project sector consultation, Manila, Philippines, 26 July 2012

  13. Opening address at the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour Midterm evaluation and national stakeholders workshop

    20 July 2012

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labour Midterm evaluation and national stakeholders workhop, Manila, Philippines, 20 July 2012