Events, meetings and trainings

The ILO Country Office for the Philippines organizes and takes part in a number of events and meetings. Below is a list of upcoming and past events. Any queries should be sent to the office by email.

2020

  1. ILO Webinar on COVID-19:Supporting Enterprises, Jobs and Income in Asia and Pacific

    16 July 2020

    This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0, will explore how to cushion the devastating consequences for the loss of income many workers face during lockdown as well as the policies in place such as wage subsidies, job retention schemes and other efforts in terms of short-term support and extension of social protection. Trade union strategies that can influence, shape and support these actions will also be discussed.

  2. ILO COOP 100 Webinar III - Cooperatives for Climate Action on the occasion of the 2020 International Day of Cooperatives

    3 July 2020

    On the eve of the International Day of Cooperatives (IDC), the ILO will hold the third in a series of webinars as part of the Centenary of its Cooperatives Unit, focusing on this year's theme of the IDC - Cooperatives for Climate Action.

  3. © ILO 2020

    ILO Global Summit on COVID-19 and the World of Work - Building a better future of work

    1 - 9 July 2020

    The International Labour Organization is to hold a virtual Global Summit to address the impact of COVID-19 on the world of work.

  4. Book Launch: "An ILO For All Seasons"

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises. 2020 will be remembered as the year the world of work was brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic. ​The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

  5. Book launch: "Still Work to be Done"

    25 June 2020

    In this book, Luc Cortebeeck examines the future of work: how can we eliminate child labour and exploitation?How do we make governments ans multinationals respect all workers in supply chains? How will we work in the post-coronavirus world? These are some questions that Luc Cortebeeck tried to respond in this book which is a plea for effective international social regulations and a strong ILO as cornerstone for social progress.

  6. ILO Webinar on COVID-19: Stimulating the Economy and Employment​ in Asia and Pacific

    23 June 2020

    The lockdown measures have sparked an unprecedented economic crisis in most countries around the world. “Jobs-led” and “human centred” economic policies have become increasingly important and necessary in the COVID-19 crisis and recovery response. The ILO Policy Framework on COVID-19 Crisis based on International Labour Standards identified out four (4) pillars to fight the crisis and one of which is the pillar on “Stimulating the Economy and Employment”. This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0 will explore how economic and employment policies (in particular active labour market policies) can support workers and sectors in the Asia Pacific region to promote employment growth and more decent work on the road to recovery.

  7. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 - Stop the pandemic: Safety and health at work can save lives

    28 April 2020

    Recognizing the great challenge that governments, employers, workers and whole societies are facing worldwide to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work will focus on addressing the outbreak of infectious diseases at work, focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic.

  8. Stakeholders Forum: UK Prosperity Fund Skills Programme for South-East Asia

    18 - 19 February 2020

    The ILO gathered national stakeholders and key partners to discuss priorities and strategies for more productive and equitable skills and TVET systems under the UK Prosperity Fund Skills Programme for South-East Asia Project.

  9. ILO holds 1st STEM for Workforce Readiness Technical Working Group Meeting

    30 January 2020

    The International Labour Organization held the 1st Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) for Workforce Readiness and Development Technical Working Group Meeting.

  10. Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) Workshop on In Business Soft Skills Training with Industry Associations

    7 - 8 January 2020

    The workshop seeks to introduce industry associations to the In Business Soft Skills Training and the different methodologies on peer facilitated trainings for women in STEM-related occupations.

2019

  1. Workshop on Reintegration Programmes for Returning Migrant Workers

    27 - 28 August 2019

    This workshop will enable knowledge-sharing and collaboration on return and reintegration good practices for the ASEAN region, promote cooperation on bilateral and regional levels, and facilitate the development of the ASEAN Guidelines on Effective Return and Reintegration

  2. ILO ECOP Workshop on In Business Soft Skills Training for Member Companies

    15 - 16 August 2019

    The workshop seeks to introduce company trainors and Human Resource Managers to the In Business Soft Skills Trainings and the different methodologies on peer facilitated trainings for women in STEM-related trainings.

  3. TESDA-NTTA Train the Trainers Workshop on Job Readiness Trainings

    13 - 14 August 2019

    The Workshop focused on building the capacity of TESDA trainors in public and private TVETs in conducting Job Readiness Trainings for entry to the workforce, particularly in Information and Communications Technology related work. The program consists of a training workshop, a teaching demo class, and an individual coaching class for the trainers to help them develop the training methodology skills to conduct job readiness trainings.

  4. Looking Back, Moving Forward, and Taking Action Towards a Child Labour-Free Philippines

    29 June 2019

    In the celebration of World Day Against Child Labour during its Centenary, the ILO looks back at the past century’s achievements of tackling child labour, its milestones addressing the issue in the Philippines, and propels action to end all forms of child labour in the country.

  5. Save Smart: Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families (Phnom Penh)

    5 - 7 June 2019

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN, in partnership with Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative, Inc., will host a series of Save Smart Training of Trainers (TOT): Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families

  6. Inter-Regional Knowledge-Sharing Forum on Child Labour and Working Conditions in ASGM

    28 - 30 May 2019

    The International Labour Organization's CARING Gold Mining Project, funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, will host the first-ever Inter-Regional Knowledge-Sharing Forum to discuss issues on child labour and working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) on 28-30 May 2019.

  7. Workshop on Strengthening Capacity and Coordination on Prevention and Investigation of Trafficking in Persons for Forced Labour

    27 - 28 May 2019

    This workshop is held to improve mutual understanding and facilitate effective cooperation and referrals between labour inspectors and criminal law enforcers in investigating labour rights abuses including trafficking in persons.

  8. Save Smart: Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families (Mandalay)

    22 - 24 May 2019

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN, in partnership with Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative, Inc., will host a series of Save Smart Training of Trainers (TOT): Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families

  9. Save Smart: Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families (Vientiane)

    15 - 17 May 2019

    TRIANGLE in ASEAN, in partnership with Atikha Overseas Workers and Communities Initiative, Inc., will host a series of Save Smart Training of Trainers (TOT): Gender-Responsive Financial Literacy Training for Migrant Workers and their Families

  10. Second Joint Dialogue between the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    4 - 5 April 2019

    On 4 to 5 April, ILO, through its TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, in close collaboration with ACTRAV and ACTEMP, supported the Second Joint Dialogue between the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) on labour migration in Manila, the Philippines.