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.

2014

  1. Opening address at the ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference 2014

    03 July 2014

    By Ms Laura Brewer, Deputy Director of ILO Country Office for the Philippines, on behalf of Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the at the ASEAN Labour Inspection Conference 2014, Manila, Philippines, 3 July 2014

  2. Opening address at the consultative forum on collective bargaining

    23 June 2014

    By Ms Carla Henry, Deputy Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines, delivered on behalf of Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the consultative forum on collective bargaining, Quezon City, Philippines, 23 June 2014

  3. Keynote address: Extend social protection, combat child labour

    12 June 2014

    By Ms Carla Henry, Deputy Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines, delivered on behalf of Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the World Day against Child Labour, Tacloban, Philippines, 12 June 2014

  4. Gearing up for the ASEAN Economic Community 2015: 35th National Conference of Employers

    15 May 2014

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 35th National Conference of Employers of the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP), Pasay City, Philippines, 15 May 2014

  5. Message at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with the Social Security System

    14 May 2014

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with the Social Security System, Quezon City, Philippines, 14 May 2014

  6. Opening address at the making breakthroughs in the implementation of ethical and professional recruitment

    01 April 2014

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Making breakthroughs in the implementation of ethical and professional recruitment, 2nd Regional Conference in view of the creation of Alliance of Asian Associations of Overseas Employment Service Providers, Manila, Philippines, 1 April 2014

  7. Opening address at the ILO-ADB launch of publications on promoting gender equality in the labour market

    31 March 2014

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO-ADB launch of publications on promoting gender equality in the labour market, Mandaluyong City, Philippines, 31 March 2014

  8. Building resilient livelihoods: Examples from the Philippines

    16 February 2014

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the study tour and symposium on employment-led post-disaster recovery, Iwate and Tokyo, Japan, 16-18 February 2014

2013

  1. Press statement on humanitarian response in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)

    22 November 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines, delivered by Ms Ruth Georget at the UN OCHA Press Conference on Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), ILO Auditorium-Makati City, Philippines, 22 November 2013.

  2. Regional Director's statement on Super Typhoon Haiyan

    13 November 2013

    By Mr Yoshiteru Uramoto, ILO Assistant Director-General and Regional Director, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

  3. © Philippe Lopez /AFP 2019

    ILO Director-General extends condolences to the Government and people of the Philippines

    12 November 2013

  4. Statement on the fight against child labour

    17 October 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the red card to child labour press conference, Blue Leaf Pavilion, Taguig City, Philippines, 17 October 2013

  5. Opening address at the lakas-sipa para sa batang malaya (kick-out child labour)

    17 September 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the lakas-sipa para sa batang malaya (kick-out child labour), Taguig City, Philippines, 17 September 2013

  6. Opening address at the national preparatory meeting for the 6th ASEAN forum on migrant labour

    06 September 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the national preparatory meeting for the 6th ASEAN forum on migrant labour, Manila, Philippines, 6 September 2013

  7. Opening address at the mobility of health professionals between the Philippines and selected EU member States: a policy dialogue

    23 July 2013

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the mobility of health professionals between the Philippines and selected EU member States: a policy dialogue, Makati City, Philippines, 23 July 2013

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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