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2019

  1. Freedom of Association to the Working Youth

    31 August 2019

    The ILO EU GSP+ Project asked a young working student on freedom of association. The project has contributed towards better understanding of the right to organize, freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  2. Freedom of Association to the Working Youth (Extended version)

    31 August 2019

    The ILO EU GSP+ Project asked a young working student on freedom of association. The project has contributed towards better understanding of the right to organize, freedom of association and collective bargaining.

  3. Protecting indigenous peoples' rights in the Philippines

    09 August 2019

    2019 marks the ILO Centenary and the 30th anniversary of the Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169). Listen to the voices of indigenous peoples from the Philippines.

  4. Caring Gold: Future without child labour

    11 June 2019

    The dark reality of child labour and poverty remain despite the glitter of gold. Going beyond child-focused interventions, the ILO Caring Gold Project funded by the United States Department of Labor (USDOL), convened key actors and introduced innovations to end child labour and to improve working conditions in artisanal and small-scale gold mines.

  5. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila Highlights

    11 April 2019

    The Philippines was the first country in Asia to broadcast live globally for the ILO 24-Hour Global Tour held on 11 April 2019, marking 100 years or the ILO Centenary. The event featured world-class talents to evoke decent work and key issues on labour and employment.

  6. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila: Decent Work Country Programme

    11 April 2019

    The ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila held on 11 April 2019 featured the Decent Work Country Programme and its key components. The Philippines was the first in Asia to broadcast live globally marking 100 years or the ILO Centenary.

  7. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila: We've Got a Vision by El Gamma Penumbra

    11 April 2019

    El Gamma Penumbra, in a grand finale, creatively brought to life some of the issues and challenges in the world of work through the ILO100 song, "We've Got a Vision". The Philippines was among the 24 countries to participate in the ILO 24-Hour Global Tour held on 11 April 2019.

  8. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila: Child Labour

    11 April 2019

    The issue of addressing child labour and improving working conditions in small-scale gold mines takes centre stage. The ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila held on 11 April 2019 featured a speech choir to bring to light that children are more precious than gold.

  9. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila: Future of Work

    11 April 2019

    Women in STEM share how technology is changing their lives, followed by a tech-inspired performance. The ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila held on 11 April 2019 featured a segment on the Future of Work.

  10. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila: Labour Inspection, OSH and Freedom of Association

    11 April 2019

    The ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila held on 11 April 2019 featured rights at work, trade and employment, freedom of association, occupational safety and health and labour inspection creatively delivered through spoken word poetry.

  11. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila: Labour Migration

    11 April 2019

    Listen to the voices of migrant workers through the Dula-Tula Performers and testimony of Ms Novelita Palisoc, a union leader and an advocate for the rights and empowerment of domestic workers worldwide. Migration should be a choice, and not a necessity as highlighted in the ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila.

  12. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila: Indigenous Peoples

    11 April 2019

    The ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila held on 11 April 2019 featured a segment on indigenous peoples. 2019 is not only the ILO Centenary but also the 30th Anniversary of Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169).

  13. ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila: Green Jobs and Just Transition

    11 April 2019

    El Gamma Penumbra opened the ILO 24-Hour Global Tour Manila held on 11 April 2019 with their winning performance at the Asia's Got Talent.

2017

  1. Building peace, empowering communities through livelihoods in Mindanao Philippines

    19 September 2017

    Decades of armed conflict in Mindanao has affected people’s lives and livelihood, fuelled poverty and hampered inclusive and sustainable growth. The International Labour Organization (ILO), in partnership with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) has implemented the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment or PLEDGE in 2012-2016.

  2. Hearts and minds: A road to building the capacity of the Bangsamoro in the Philippines

    19 September 2017

    Armed groups after decades of fighting often have no direct background or experience of managing, implementing and delivering development projects. The International Labour Organization (ILO), in partnership with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) has implemented the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment or PLEDGE in 2012-2016.

  3. Strength in partnership in the Philippines through enhanced community

    19 September 2017

    Decades of armed conflict led to loss of confidence and trust of people in Mindanao not only on the government and the community but also on themselves. It was in this context that a participatory approach for community owned and managed projects made a big sense. The International Labour Organization (ILO), in partnership with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) has implemented the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment or PLEDGE in 2012-2016.

  4. Sustainable livelihood towards a better, productive and peaceful Mindanao in the Philippines

    19 September 2017

    Armed conflict has fuelled poverty, affected employment quality and hampered economic development in Mindanao. The International Labour Organization (ILO), in partnership with the Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) has implemented the Programme for Local Economic Development through Enhanced Governance and Grassroots Empowerment or PLEDGE in 2012-2016. Sustainable livelihood was a major component along with community ownership and building the capacity of the BDA.

  5. Towards Peacebuilding and Sustainable Livelihoods in Zamboanga, Philippines

    19 September 2017

    Armed conflict and the Zamboanga siege in 2013 left thousands of homes damaged and burned to the ground. The International Labour Organization (ILO) has been involved in helping families displaced by the conflict. With funding from the United Nations Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), the ILO focused on creating sustainable livelihood opportunities.

  6. Future of Work: Interview with Josua Mata

    01 August 2017

    What role can the unions play to protect jobs ? Thoughts of Josua Mata from Sentro Philippines

  7. Recommendations ACEF 2017: Good and Decent Jobs, Skills and Entrepreneurship for a Just Energy Transition

    08 June 2017

    The Asia Clean Energy Forum (ACEF) 2017 featured a Deep Dive Workshop on ‘Good and Decent Jobs, Skills and Entrepreneurship for a Just Energy Transition’. Over 80 representatives from governments, enterprises, workers, financial institutions and development partners discussed how to design a future of work for the clean energy transition that is just and with decent quality job creation. Ms Cristina Martinez, ILO Senior Specialist on Environment and Decent Work provides a summary of recommendations from the workshop. The ILO co-organized the workshop with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Platform for Advancing Green Human Capital (PAGHC).