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. Keynote address at the Working out of disasters: Livelihood at the forefront of recovery, ILO year-end event and partners appreciation

    26 November 2014

    By His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Philippines, delivered by Secretary Gregory Domingo of the Department of Trade and Industry at the Working out of disasters: Livelihood at the forefront of recovery, ILO year-end event and partners appreciation, Rockwell Tent, Makati City, Philippines, 27 November 2014

  2. Opening address at the ASEAN conference on strengthening the protection and empowerment of women migrant workers

    12 November 2014

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ASEAN conference on strengthening the protection and empowerment of women migrant workers, Pasig City, Philippines, 13 November 2014

  3. Message at the graduation ceremony, shelter construction and skills training project - Tacloban City Government, Eastern Visayas State University, Operations Compassion and ILO

    07 November 2014

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the graduation ceremony, shelter construction and skills training project, Tacloban City, Philippines, 8 November 2014

  4. Opening address at the Working out of disasters: job-led growth after Bopha (Pablo)

    25 September 2014

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Working out of disasters: job-led growth after Bopha (Pablo), Makati City, Philippines, 26 September 2014

  5. Opening address at the Fostering the social and professional reintegration of returned migrants

    14 July 2014

    By Mr Lawrence Jeff Johnson, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Fostering the social and professional reintegration of returned migrants, Tagaytay City, Philippines, 14 July 2014

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

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    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