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.


  1. Summary report

    22 May 2018


  2. Labour Inspection and Role of Workers in Promotion of Workplace Compliance to Labour Laws and Standards

    21 - 23 May 2018

    The IndustriALL Global Union, in partnership with the ILO projects on labour inspectorate and the GSP+ on freedom of association and collective Bargaining, will conduct a seminar on the role of workers in the promotion of workplace compliance and labour inspection.

  3. Safe and Fair: Consultative Dialogue on Realizing Women Migrant Workers’ Rights and Opportunities in the ASEAN Region

    21 - 22 May 2018

    A consultative dialogue was held to discuss a new project focused on the rights of women migrant workers in the ASEAN Region.

  4. Multi-stakeholder Consultation on the Development of the Green Jobs Act Assessment and Certification System and Guidelines

    17 May 2018

    The Philippine Green Jobs Act of 2016 (RA 10771) provides a policy framework for fostering low-carbon, resilient sustainable growth and decent job creation by providing incentives to enterprises generating green jobs, with focus on developing human capital to enable and sustain the transition to a greener economy.

  5. Workshop on the Role of Business Organizations in Creating a Culture of Resilience and Preparedness to Mitigate the Negative Impact of Conflicts

    10 May 2018

    A workshop co-organized by the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and the ILO on the new Conflict Resilience Toolkit to support enterprises in maintaining commercial operations in conflict afflicted areas, and creating neutral workplaces.

  6. Workshop on the Role of Business Organizations in Supporting Enterprises and Workers Prepare for Natural Disasters

    8 May 2018

    A workshop co-organized by the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and the ILO on the new Disaster Resilience Toolkit developed to support enterprises in improving preparedness and reducing risk to disasters.

  7. Learning Forum and Validation Workshop for Youth Organizations on Safety and Health at Work

    5 - 6 May 2018

    Youth organizations joined a learning session to promote occupational safety and health among young workers and to build a culture of prevention under the ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project, funded by the United States Department of Labor (US DOL)

  8. High-level dialogue on more quality jobs in Asia and the Pacific: Investing for a just transition

    4 May 2018

    Panel discussion co-organized by the Government of the Philippines, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the ILO on how investments and partnerships can accelerate a just transition to greener, fairer and more sustainable economies through decent work.

  9. Public Sector Worker's Organizations Writeshop for Joint Draft Executive Orders

    24 April 2018

    The workshop, organized by International Labour Organization together with the Danish Trade Union Council for International Development Cooperation (LO FTF), was aimed to discuss two joint Executive Orders (EOs) on social dialogue and security of tenure in the public sector.

  10. Workers Capacity Building Programme on Social Dialogue, Monitoring and Compliance of Labour Standards

    12 - 14 April 2018

    The ILO will bring together a core group of workers’ organizations and trade union representatives in a training programme, with focus on general labour standards and labour inspection, under the United States Department of Labor (US DOL) funded project on Building the Capacity of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate.

  11. Enhancing workers organizations’ capacity to implement OSH training programmes in the formal and informal economy

    10 - 14 April 2018

    Workers organizations and trade union representatives gained capacity in designing and implementing a training programme to promote compliance on occupational safety and health at work, especially among young workers in a training of trainers of the ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project.

  12. Training on Accident Investigation for Labour Inspectors and Regional Managers

    21 - 23 March 2018

    The ILO US Department of Labor projects on Building the Capacity of the Philippines’ Labour Inspectorate and SafeYouth@Work Project, shall be conducting a joint Training on Accident Investigation for Labour Inspectors, with participants from labour inspectors in all DOLE Regional Offices, selected lawyers from DOLE Regional Offices, and DOLE attached agencies relevant to the conduct of accident investigation.

  13. Capacity-Building Seminar for Selected NTIPC-MB, RTMB and CHR Representatives on Case Build-Up and Documentation

    8 - 9 March 2018

    Aiming to provide a holistic solution to identify gaps, the National Action Plan also includes improving the capacity of sectoral representatives on case building and monitoring, strengthening coordination between existing monitoring and investigative mechanisms on case handling and improving capacity of police, military and other security forces on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining.

  14. Green Technical-Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Forum

    6 March 2018

    In order to reduce global warming, the Philippines has to transition to a green economy which in principle, implies creating green jobs and developing green skills. But this transition can mean that some Filipinos would get displaced, and may even lose their jobs and would be left behind. This means ensuring that vulnerable groups such as the rural and urban poor, the indigenous people, and marginalized groups are addressed in the green transition.

  15. Green TVET highlights

    6 March 2018

  16. Building Capacity for Migrant Workers’ Access to Just Compensation, Post-Return

    28 February - 2 March 2018

    The Integrated Programe on Fair Recruitment (FAIR project) will conduct a training workshop “Building Capacity for Migrant Workers’ Access to Just Compensation, Post-Return” to help develop the capacities of the caseworkers of Sentro ng mga Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa (SENTRO) to identify, develop and, with the help of partners abroad, seek damages on behalf of migrant workers who have been exploited, trafficked or injured in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (Hong Kong SAR).

  17. SEA Fisheries Project: Research Focus Group Discussions-Manila

    22 - 23 February 2018

    ILO is conducting a study that will assess the national regulatory framework on labour protections in fisheries in Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines in terms of its jurisdiction and responsibilities under the laws of the sea as a flag State, port State, coastal State, as well as a source State for migrant labour to support the ratification of C188 and P029 in Southeast Asia.

  18. Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Compliance in Visayas Region

    22 - 23 February 2018

    The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has implemented reforms to improve its labour inspectorate system, in response to a 2009 ILO Technical Audit of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate which DOLE requested. Reforms started with the adoption of the Rules on the Labour Laws Compliance System (LLCS) which introduced more active engagement of workers and employers at the enterprise level during inspection, and sought to integrate a developmental approach to labour inspection.

  19. Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Compliance in Luzon

    19 - 20 February 2018

    Given the need to orient social partners on the new inspection rules, and the need to help them develop strategic compliance campaign interventions, it was proposed that the ILO Building the Capacity of the Philippine Labour Inspectorate Project to support the regional capacity building workshop for social partners on strategic compliance within the first quarter of 2018.

  20. Tripartite Validation Workshop on Green Philippine Employment Projection Model (Green PEPM)

    12 February 2018

    The ILO, in collaboration with the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) developed the Green Philippine Employment Projection Model (Green PEPM).