Resources from ILO Country Office in the Philippines

  1. Is public sector employment a haven in the COVID-19 jobs crisis?

    14 June 2021

    It looks as if job opportunities in the public sector have provided a respite from the shrinking private sector during the dark days of the COVID-19 crisis, at least for some women.

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    Child labour rises to 160 million – first increase in two decades

    10 June 2021

    The International Labour Organization and UNICEF warn nine million additional children at risk as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. Call for Expression of Interest: National Consultant (Researcher/Writer) to Develop a Concept Note and Technical Guide of the OFW Reintegration Advisor and Referral Pathways

    08 June 2021

    The ILO Country Office for the Philippines (ILO CO-Manila), under the BRIDGE Programme (Bridging Recruitment to Reintegration in Migration Governance: Philippines), will engage a consultant to develop a concept note and technical guide of the Reintegration Advisor. The interested candidates must submit their proposals via email on or before Tuesday, 22 June 2021, 4:00 p.m., Manila time.

  4. ILO Support to Workers’ Organizations during the COVID 19 Pandemic

    07 June 2021

    COVID-19 has been a global human catastrophe. Since March 2020, the ILO Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has been at the forefront to ensure that workers’ organizations have the information and assistance they need to mitigate the socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic..

  5. Call for proposals: National External Collaborator (Excol) on Public-Private Partnership for TVET Financing and Delivery for Skills for Prosperity (SfP) Project –Philippines

    07 June 2021

    The ILO will engage an External Collaborator (Excol) on Public-Private Partnership for TVET Financing and Delivery for Skills for Prosperity (SfP) Project –Philippines. The consultancy will be for 48 working days over the period of three (3) months starting July 2021 until October 2021 (tentatively the assignment will commence from July 1, 2021 The interested consultant is requested to submit their application to mnlsfpproject@ilo.org and copy trillanes@ilo.org by 15 June 2021 by 4:00 p.m. in Manila

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    Slow jobs recovery and increased inequality risk long-term COVID-19 scarring

    02 June 2021

    ILO projections highlight the danger of a COVID-19 labour market legacy of increased geographic and demographic inequality, rising poverty and fewer decent jobs.

  7. Planning Session on Bipartite Workplace Social Dialogue Mechanisms in Selected Ecozones and Industries

    The ILO-EU Trade for Decent Work Project organized a virtual Planning Session on Bipartite Workplace Social Dialogue Mechanisms in Selected Ecozones and Industries on 2 June 2021. The ILO organized the planning workshop intending to gather leaders and representatives from both the workers and trade unions and the employers and business groups to identify challenges and opportunities for bipartite workplace cooperation, especially ecozone locators and export-oriented micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the garment, coconut, and sardine sectors.

  8. Opening Remarks at ILO-EU Trade for Decent Work Project Planning Session on Bipartite Workplace Social Dialogue Mechanisms in Selected Ecozones and Industries

    02 June 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Planning Session on Bipartite Workplace Social Dialogue Mechanisms in Selected Ecozones and Industries, , 2 June 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom.

  9. Systematic skills anticipation and matching strategies essential for inclusive economic recovery, say experts at ILO webinar

    01 June 2021

    The online event showcased successful approaches and lessons learned on developing effective skills and employment strategies and policies to reduce skills mismatches.

  10. Message at the consultation on the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Labour Market Study

    31 May 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the consultation on the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Labour Market Study, 31 May 2021, Manila and Cotabato, Philippines via Zoom