Statements and speeches

2022

  1. Statement

    Message at the 2022 World Day Against Child Labour culminating activity

    27 June 2022

    By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardaña, Senior Programme Officer, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 2022 World Day Against Child Labour culminating activity, 27 June 2022, Manila, Philippines

  2. Statement

    Solidarity message at the Alab for love pride Philippine festival and pride march

    25 June 2022

    By Mr Bryan Balco, Project Manager of the ILO EU Trade for Decent Work, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at at the Alab for love pride Philippine festival and pride march, 25 June 2022, Quezon City, Philippines

  3. Statement

    Workers and producers in the informal economy: A global perspective and the ILO recommendation

    24 June 2022

    By Mr Hideki Kagohashi, Enterprise Development Specialist, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Webinar series on women’s economic empowerment, 24 June 2022, Manila, Philippines

  4. Statement

    Opening address at the National presentation and validation of baseline study and sectoral assessment and tripartite strategic compliance planning workshop

    22 June 2022

    By Ms Diane Lynn Respall, Programme Officer delivered on behalf of Mr Khalid Hassan, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines, 22 June 2022, Manila, Philippines

  5. Statement

    Opening address at the webinar on Online Filipino Worker: An introduction to opportunities for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the digital economy

    21 June 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the webinar on Online Filipino Worker: An introduction to opportunities for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in the digital economy, 21 June 2022, Manila, Philippines

  6. Op-ed

    It’s time to give domestic workers across Asia and the Pacific the rights they deserve

    16 June 2022

    With few rights and little social protection, domestic workers were often cast aside during the COVID-19 pandemic to fend for themselves. On International Domestic Workers Day, Chihoko Asada-Miyakawa, the International Labour Organization’s Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, explains why it’s time for change.

  7. Statement

    Opening address at the Learner-centred STEM in TVET national workshop graduation

    30 May 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Learner-centred STEM in TVET national workshop graduation, 30 May 2022, Manila, Philippines

  8. Statement

    Opening address at the workshop on Participatory Action Oriented Training (PAOT) approaches to improving occupational safety and health in the rural sectors of agriculture mining

    27 May 2022

    By Ms Cerilyn Pastolero, Project Manager of the ILO Project on Improving Workers' Rights in the Rural Sectors of the Indo-Pacific with a focus on Women at the workshop on Participatory Action Oriented Training (PAOT) approaches to improving occupational safety and health in the rural sectors of mining, 27 May 2022, Manila, Philippines

  9. Statement

    Re-thinking the MSME support ecosystem to build back better from the pandemic and natural disasters

    26 May 2022

    By Mr Hideki Kagohashi, Enterprise Development Specialist, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Strengthening resilience of women and youth-led micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSMEs) in the creative industry in the Philippines for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development policy workshop of UN DESA and DTI, 26 May 2022, Manila, Philippines

  10. Statement

    India's ICT sector has grown meteorically in the last two decades, making it an important lever of employment for the next generation of workers

    25 May 2022

    Opening remarks by Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director, ILO DTW-South Asia and Country Office for India at the Global Research Webinar "Towards a brighter future of work in the digital economy"