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.

2019

  1. UN International Day for Women and Girls in Science: Filipina STEM Leaders Forum

    22 February 2019

    This Forum seeks to highlight the importance of promoting STEM careers among women and girls and to inspire women in the workplace to flourish and advance in their respective fields.

  2. ASGM Technical Working Group Consultation and Planning Workshop

    12 - 14 February 2019

    The artisanal small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector will have a consultation meeting to assess the present state of ASGM operations in the country, toward recommending legislative changes to address its issues and concerns, and formulating a medium-term National Action Plan to ensure a sustainable response.

  3. ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project Communication Strategies Workshop

    11 February 2019

    Key partners of the ILO-CARING Gold Mining Project will meet to discuss and look into potential information and communication strategies to contribute to the improvement of the knowledge, attitude and practices of the Project's target ASGM populations and stakeholders. Inputs from this consultation meeting and workshop will be used substantially in developing the Project's Strategic Communication and Advocacy Plan.

2018

  1. National Safe Jam 2018

    15 December 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work brought youth champions in partnership with AYOSH to convene the very first National Safe Jam with youth leaders from Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao.

  2. Launch of Scout Merit Badges on Occupational Safety and Health

    11 December 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work and the Boy Scouts of the Philippines launched scout merit badges to help develop a culture of prevention.

  3. ECOP and ILO partner in training business organizations to promote OSH compliance among its members

    26 - 29 November 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work in partnership with the Employers Confederation of the Philippines brought together representatives in a dialogue and training-workshop on occupational safety and health compliance.

  4. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Project Launch and Stakeholders Engagement

    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.

  5. Improved Notification and Recording System for Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Selected Enterprises (Second Batch)

    17 - 19 October 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment's Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) and the Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC) provided training interventions to improve notification and recording practices on occupational accidents and diseases.

  6. Improved Notification and Recording System for Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Selected Enterprises (First Batch)

    10 - 12 October 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment's Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC) and the Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC) provided training interventions to improve notification and recording practices on occupational accidents and diseases.

  7. Managing the Inspectorate for Strategic Labour Laws Compliance Executive Course

    3 October 2018 - 5 October 2017

    Regional managers of DOLE gained better understanding on legal and technical aspects of labour inspection to help improve quality, consistency and policy coherence of decisions and enforcement powers. With the support of the ILO USDOL Project on Building the Capacity of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate, the course further contributed to strategically managing the labour inspectorate for improved labour laws compliance, based on inspection data and labour market information.

  8. 5th National Artisanal Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Summit

    27 - 28 September 2018

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with Ban Toxics will hold a national ASGM summit that will bring together local stakeholders on ASGM in the Philippines. The event will include a study launch, presentations and discussions on ASGM and the gold supply chain and will highlight the voices of child labourers and miners.

  9. Philippines National Tripartite Preparatory Workshop for The 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    4 September 2018

    National Tripartite Preparatory Workshop for The 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour will be held in several ASEAN Member States (AMS) to take stock on the progress of stakeholders in implementing the previous AFML recommendations and to discuss the themes of the 11th AFML. Organization of these preparatory workshops is supported by the TRIANGLE in ASEAN. TRIANGLE in ASEAN (2015-2025) is a partnership between the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Global Affairs Canada, and the ILO.

  10. Visayas and Mindanao island-wide tripartite consultations and workshop on the proposed amendments of the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Standards

    1 - 2 August 2018

    With support from the SafeYouth@Work Project, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) convenes workers, employers and safety practitioners in a series of island-wide tripartite consultations in Visayas and Mindanao aimed at gathering stakeholder inputs to the proposed revisions to the Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS).

  11. South-South Expert Knowledge Sharing Forum on Policy Innovations and Lessons Learned on Enterprise Formalization

    16 - 18 July 2018

    The Forum aims to support the Philippines to achieve decent work through enterprise formalization by further empowering policymakers and informal economy leaders to design and implement an appropriate policy mix. The three-day Forum will bring together around 30 high level policy makers and expert from the Philippines with experts from the Global South (Brazil, Chile, India and Uruguay) and ILO Specialists.

  12. Transition from informal to formal economy: Awareness raising on R204 towards designing an integrated policy framework in the Philippines

    11 - 13 July 2018

    The efforts to facilitate formalization of the informal economy has been accelerating across the globe bolstered with the historic adoption of Recommendation 204 Concerning the Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy Recommendation (R204) which was adopted by the International Labour Conference at its 104th Session in 2015. With the launch of the SDGs, the interests are growing to support more than 60 per cent of the world’s workforce operating in the informal economy through transition to formality. The notion that economic growth, while a necessary condition, is insufficient to reduce informality, is widespread in the debates of post-global financial crisis, and most recently in the context of the fourth industrial revolution including in the Future of Work dialogue hosted by the ILO.

  13. Enhancing Competencies on General OSH Inspection Training for Labour Inspectors

    11 - 12 July 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work Project, in cooperation with the Department of Labor and Employment, held the first of a series of training courses aimed at enhancing competencies of labour inspectors to enforce occupational safety and health (OSH) laws and regulations.

  14. The 4th Regional Skills Technical Working Group (RSTWG) Meeting

    10 - 11 July 2018

    The meeting aims to facilitate greater understanding of the evolving context of the mutual recognition of skills (MRS) implementation, sharing of experience in the strengthening of legislative framework and institutional capacity and arrangements of the MRS and discussion on the next steps for taking the MRS forward, including the pilot implementation.

  15. Capacity building on occupational safety and health for tripartite councils - government, employers and workers in Mindanao

    27 - 29 June 2018

    Recognizing the critical role of tripartite councils - government, employers and workers, in increasing awareness on OSH at the regional and sectoral levels, the SafeYouth@Project, in cooperation with the DOLE particularly the OSHC, BLR and BWC gathered 34 tripartite representatives including those from the youth sector to the Mindanao-leg of the training on OSH promotion.

  16. Training-Workshop on the Promotion of OSH Advocacy among Youth Organizations

    20 - 22 June 2018

    The ILO SafeYouth@Work brought youth champions to strengthen their capacity to advocate and to implement OSH. The training is linked with the Philippine government’s vision of one million advocates for OSH.

  17. Training for Labour Inspectors from Visayas and Mindanao on Advancing Competencies on Core Labour Inspection Functions

    18 - 22 June 2018

    The ILO in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment will hold a training for labour inspectors from Visayas and Mindanao to enhance competencies and to promote quality inspection.