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.

2015

  1. Scoping Mission on the ILO Building a Generation of Safe and Healthy Workers (Safeyouth@work Project)

    18 - 19 August 2015

  2. Sharing and Learning Workshop on Livelihood and Enterprise Development for the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) under the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment (PLEDGE)

    10 - 11 August 2015

  3. Spotlight on Cooperation during the Culminating Event “Strengthening Partnerships: Livelihood at the Forefront of Recovery Following Haiyan”

    6 August 2015

    The culminating event brought together ILO partners who shared experiences and lessons learnt during the Haiyan response. They also showcased decent work practices, including social protection, and promoted the principle that livelihood support should be at the forefront of post-disaster relief, recovery and development.

  4. Strengthening Partnerships: Livelihood at the Forefront of Recovery after Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda)

    5 August 2015

    The culminating event brings together partners who placed decent work and sustainable livelihood at the forefront of post-disaster. Key lessons and challenges will be discussed for future disaster responses.

  5. DOLE Regional Staff Trained on Enhanced Conciliation and Mediation Skills in Surigao del Norte

    5 - 7 August 2015

    Results of the training programme included adjusted performance targets for participating Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) personnel handling cases under the Single Entry Approach (SeNA), with their new performance targets reflecting the need to focus on quality and fair settlements.

  6. DOLE Regional Staff Trained on Enhanced Conciliation and Mediation Skills in Laguna

    29 - 31 July 2015

    Results of the training programme included adjusted performance targets for participating Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) personnel handling cases under the Single Entry Approach (SeNA), with their new performance targets reflecting the need to focus on quality and fair settlements.

  7. Validation Workshop on Case Flow Management Protocol for Child Labour Cases

    28 July 2015

    A workshop was organized by the USDOL-funded Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labour (CLEAR) Project to enhance and finalize a case flow management protocol on child labour. The system was designed to address the weak enforcement of laws reporting up to resolution, with a preference for the conviction of violators.

  8. Legal Options to Address the Gap Between Age of Compulsory Schooling and Minimum Age for Work

    28 July 2015

  9. Training-Workshop on the Philippines Employment Projections Model

    27 - 31 July 2015

    The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) Country Office for the Philippines conducted a training-workshop on the Philippines Employment Projections Model (PEPM).

  10. Inception Workshop on Strengthening Enterprise Development Skills and Opportunities for Decent Employment and Livelihoods in Zamboanga City

    23 - 24 July 2015

  11. Community-based Consultation on Project Designing in Barangay Nian, Municipality of Dinas, Zamboanga del Sur

    21 July 2015

    A three-day community-based enterprise planning activity will lead to the identification of viable community-based enterprises under the Programme on Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment (PLEDGE).

  12. Conference on the Ratification of ILO Convention No. 151

    21 July 2015

    The ILO Convention No. 151 clarifies the application of the past two ILO Conventions that the Philippines ratified, namely: ILO Convention No. 87 on Freedom of Association and Protection of the Right to Organize, and Convention No. 98 on Right to Organize and Collective Bargaining.

  13. Young Trade Union Leaders in Luzon Trained on Basic Trade Union Leadership

    14 - 17 July 2015

    At least 12 workers’ organizations at the national and local union levels, who participated in these series of trainings, are able to use knowledge they have gained specifically on trade union rights and employment relations in implementing their re-entry plans to either create/strengthen federation level Youth Committees and organize more young workers into the union.

  14. Basic Leadership Training: Capacity Building for New and Potential Trade Unions Leaders in Luzon

    14 - 17 July 2015

    On 14-15 July 2015, the ILO Country Office for the Philippines (ILO CO-Manila) conducted a two-day Basic Leadership Training: Capacity Building for New and Potential Trade Unions Leaders in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan. The objectives of the training were: (a) to provide the participants information on ILO Conventions Nos. 87 and 98 and how to be applied in the national law and practice; and (b) to provide participants inputs on practical applications of their learning in organizing work, establishing shop steward systems, trade union administration and collective negotiations.

  15. Community-based Enterprise Development Workshop to Enhance Green Charcoal Enterprise in Tolosa, Leyte

    11 - 13 July 2015

    With the support of the Government of Norway, the ILO Tacloban team conducted a Community-based Enterprise Development (C-BED) workshop in Barangay Opong, Tolosa, Leyte. The participants included worker-beneficiaries of the Green Charcoal Briquetting Facility, a sub-project supported by the ILO in partnership with a local organization called the Women in Development Association, in the same barangay.

  16. San Victor Elementary School (SVES) facilities rehabilitation worker-beneficiaries’ project orientation

    26 June 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with Uswag Kita Inc., and with the support of the Government of Norway, repaired some of the teaching facilities of the San Victor Elementary School (SVES) in Barangay San Victor, Tanuaan, Leyte. Rehabilitated were the Social Hall, the Home Economics room, and a Grade VI classroom.

  17. Validation Workshop on Study on Child Labour and Social Protection

    14 June 2015

    The Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labor (CLEAR) Project held a one-day workshop to discuss and validate the results of the study on "Review of the Effectiveness and Potential of Social Protection Programs in Addressing Child Labour in the Philippines".

  18. Global Commemoration of World Day Against Child Labour and the Philippines' Celebration of Independence Day

    12 June 2015

    In support of the global commemoration of World Day Against Child Labour and the Philippines' celebration of Independence Day which both fall on June 12, a free concert was held at the Open Air Auditorium of the Luneta Park from 4:00 to 10:00 pm. Dubbed, "Batang Malaya: A Gathering to Fight Child Labour", the event will feature The Dawn, Noel Cabangon, Ebe Dencel, Dicta License, Brass Pas Pas Pas, Kai Honasan and Reklamo. The activity aims to use music to educate the public about the issue of child labour and how this can be effectively addressed so that children can be free to enjoy their rights. This is organized by ILO in partnership with RockEd, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines and the National Child Labor Committee (NCLC).

  19. Watershed rehabilitation worker-beneficiaries’ project orientation in Pinabacdao, Samar

    10 June 2015

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Pinabacdao, Samar and with funding from the Government of Norway, rehabilitated thirty-six meters of pipeline in Barangay Lale to restore the flow of water to 4,000 families in the Municipality of Pinabacdao.

  20. Meeting with the Workers Group of the Domestic Work Technical Working Group and Implementing Partners of the Domestic Workers Empowerment Programme

    10 June 2015

    This meeting convened all the workers group representatives under the Technical Working Group on Decent Work for Domestic Workers (Domestic Work TWG) and other partners who form part in the implementation of DWEP. The meeting was attended by representatives from trade unions, informal economy/ sector group, domestic workers representatives, civil society organizations, external consultants and ILO.