Statements and speeches

This page contains a selection of speeches and presentations given by officials of the ILO Manila Office. Inquiries about usage or reproduction of any materials should be sent by email.

2021

  1. Message at the Pre-summit dialogue for workers on the National Employment Recovery Strategy (NERS)

    22 April 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Pre-summit dialogue for workers on the National Employment Recovery Strategy (NERS), 22 April 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  2. Message at the handover of the water system built in Wao, Lanao del Sur under the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project

    30 March 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the handover of the water system built in Wao, Lanao del Sur under the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project, 30 March 2021, Lanao del Sur, Philippines

  3. Opening address at the ILO-TESDA National TVET trainers academy train-the-trainers graduation

    25 March 2021

    By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardaña, Senior Programme Officer on behalf of Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO-TESDA National TVET trainers academy train-the-trainers graduation, 25 March 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  4. Opening address at the Technical webinar on Corporate Social Responsibility/Responsible Business Conduct for policymakers

    24 March 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Technical webinar on Corporate Social Responsibility/Responsible Business Conduct for policymakers, 24 March 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  5. Opening address at the ILO labour rights orientation for DOJ Administrative Order 35 secretariat and technical working group members

    23 March 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO labour rights orientation for DOJ Administrative Order 35 secretariat and technical working group members , 23 March 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  6. Opening address at the 21st Century Workplace: Leadership skills in the workplace launch of the ECOP In Business Soft Skills series

    23 March 2021

    By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardaña, Senior Programme Officer on behalf of Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 21st Century Workplace: Leadership skills in the workplace launch of the ECOP In Business Soft Skills series, 23 March 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  7. Opening address at the consultation on the Joint UN research on “Unlocking opportunities to build a better normal: Toward gender responsive and resilient MSMEs in the manufacturing and support industries in the Philippines ”

    18 March 2021

    By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardaña, Senior Programme Officer delivered on behalf of Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the consultation on the Joint UN research on “Unlocking opportunities to build a better normal: Toward gender responsive and resilient MSMEs in the manufacturing and support industries in the Philippines ”, 18 March 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  8. Opening address at the webinar on Socially responsible labour practices and related policies to support business in times of COVID-19 crisis and recovery

    16 March 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the webinar on Socially responsible labour practices and related policies to support business in times of COVID-19 crisis and recovery, 16 March 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  9. Opening address at the consultation on the Joint UN research on “Exploring the opportunities for economic diversification and productive employment in the Philippines”

    09 March 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the consultation on the Joint UN research on “Exploring the opportunities for economic diversification and productive employment in the Philippines”, 9 March 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  10. Opening address at the “From cash to digital wage payments: a win-win for enterprises and women workers in the Philippines”

    09 March 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the “From cash to digital wage payments: a win-win for enterprises and women workers in the Philippines”, 9 March 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  11. Message for the Government of Japan's award and recognition of the photo from the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project at the Earth Camp

    01 February 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines for the Government of Japan's award and recognition of the photo from the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project at the Earth Camp, 1 February 2021 Manila, Philippines

2020

  1. Opening address at the culminating event of the Safe and Fair Days of Activism, and the celebration of International Migrants Day 2020

    18 December 2020

    By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardana, Senior Programme Officer delivered on behalf of Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the culminating event of the Safe and Fair Days of Activism, and the celebration of International Migrants Day 2020, 18 December 2020 Manila, Philippines via Zoom and Facebook Live

  2. Opening address at the ILO project on Trade for decent work and social dialogue on improved compliance, better application of International Labour Standards and COVID-19 responses

    14 December 2020

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines, at the ILO project on Trade for decent work and social dialogue on improved compliance, better application of International Labour Standards and COVID-19 responses, 14 December 2020, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  3. Message at the 45th Anniversary of TUCP: “Workers Unite!: Rise Up and Square Up to the Pandemic Towards a New Normal of Decent Work and Empowered Unionism”

    14 December 2020

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 45th Anniversary of TUCP, 14 December 2020 Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  4. Opening address at the Trade for decent work and social dialogue on improved compliance, better application of International Labour Standards and COVID-19 responses

    14 December 2020

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Trade for decent work and social dialogue on improved compliance, better application of International Labour Standards and COVID-19 responses, 14 December 2020 Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  5. Message at the 10th Asian Regional Congress of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association

    03 December 2020

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 10th Asian Regional Congress of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association, 3 to 4 December 2020 Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  6. Message of support at the graduation of the ILO-TESDA STEM in TVET curriculum guide workshop

    03 December 2020

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the graduation of the ILO-TESDA STEM in TVET Curriculum Guide Workshop, 3 December 2020 Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  7. Message at the Ugnayang Bayan on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as an Anchor of Human Progress

    27 November 2020

    Delivered by Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines on behalf of Mr Gustavo Gonzalez, United Nations Resident Coordinator at the Ugnayang Bayan on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as an Anchor of Human Progress, 27 November 2020 Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  8. Opening address at the Region VI forum on manpower planning under the new normal

    27 November 2020

    By Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the the Region VI forum on manpower planning under the new normal, 27 November 2020, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  9. Opening address at the National Wages and Productivity Commission data dissemination forum on kasambahay survey results

    27 November 2020

    By Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the National Wages and Productivity Commission data dissemination forum on kasambahay survey results, 27 November 2020, Manila, Philippines via Zoom