15 July 2021
Small enterprises and alternative livelihoods will benefit from a new ILO project with the Government of Japan through safer, more digitalized and productive workplaces, which will help prevent the spread of COVID-19 at work and mitigate the impact on employment and the economy in the Philippines.
Celebrating the anniversary of the ILO Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190) for a world of work free from gender-based violence and harassment
13 July 2021
A wide range of stakeholders came together on 24 June 2021 to discuss steps taken, lessons learned and paths forward towards eliminating violence and harassment in the world of work under the EU-UN Spotlight Initiative.
09 July 2021
First of its kind regional study highlights policy readiness of Association of Southeast Asian Nations to green their economies and areas where additional policies are required to capture full potential of shift towards green jobs and a just transition.
17 June 2021
The International Labour Conference has adopted a Global Call to Action outlining measures to create a human-centred recovery from the pandemic and avoid the long-term scarring of economies and societies.
15 June 2021
On the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers’ Convention, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed continued vulnerabilities of domestic workers in the labour market.
Informality and exclusion from labour laws remain barriers to decent work for Asia Pacific domestic workers
15 June 2021
Ten years after international convention, domestic workers still fight to be recognized as workers and essential service providers, says the ILO
10 June 2021
The International Labour Organization and UNICEF warn nine million additional children at risk as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
ILO, TESDA, UK-FSIP, Fintech Association of the Philippines and Fintech Alliance.PH hold Women in Fintech workshop
26 May 2021
The ILO, the Fintech Philippines Association and the Fintech Alliance.ph, collaborated for a Women in FinTech workshop with 130 scholars to give returning Overseas Filipino Workers an insight on working in the financial and technology industry.
19 May 2021
Conference re-emphasises lifelong learning is key to upskilling, re-skilling and the economic recovery, while recognizing the need for healthy skills ecosystems and quality education.
18 May 2021
Women entrepreneurs in Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand looking to recover from the pandemic and build long-term business resilience can receive support through a new initiative launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and JPMorgan Chase Foundation.
17 May 2021
The number of people working long hours globally has increased over time, to an estimated 479 million workers, or nine per cent of the global population.
31 March 2021
The ILO provides practical training on social inclusion for partners in the Philippines.
30 March 2021
A new water system built by community members under the ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project connects six villages in Lanao del Sur to provide clean and safe water, promote decent work and contribute to peacebuilding in the Bangsamoro region amid COVID-19.
26 March 2021
UN Philippines commits support for Government to address Philippine unemployment which, at 10.4 per cent, is the highest the country has seen in 15 years.
12 March 2021
Building a better future of work and charting a greener economy can lead to an inclusive and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic according to Dr Selva Ramachandran, UNDP Philippines Resident Representative and Director Khalid Hassan of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines in a joint Op-Ed.
The ILO and JPMorgan Chase Foundation join forces to support women entrepreneurs impacted by COVID-19
02 February 2021
The ILO and JPMorgan Chase Foundation have signed a new agreement for the ILO to implement the ‘Rebuilding Better: Fostering Business Resilience Post-COVID-19’ project. Targeting women entrepreneurs in Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand, the project will provide support for businesses to recover from the pandemic and adopt more sustainable and resilient business models.
25 January 2021
The latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 by the ILO, records massive damage to working time and income, with prospects for a recovery in 2021 slow, uneven and uncertain unless early improvements are supported by human-centred recovery policies.
20 January 2021
European Union and United Nations continue efforts to support safe labour migration and decent work in the fishing and seafood processing sectors in South East Asia