Statements and speeches

2023

  1. Statement

    Message at the launch of the National Technical Education and Skills Development Plan (NTESDP) for 2023-28

    25 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the National Technical Education and Skills Development Plan (NTESDP) for 2023-28, 25 August 2023, Manila, Philippines

  2. Statement

    Message at the launch of the adoption of the extended reality (XR) technologies in TVET and skills development

    23 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the adoption of the extended reality (XR) technologies in TVET and skills development, 23 August 2023, Manila, Philippines

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    Skills development

    A new wave of traditional mat-making sweeps through a Philippine town

    22 August 2023

    The ILO-UK Skills for Prosperity Programme has helped locals produce and sell premium, high-quality hand-woven products and thus earn a decent wage.

  4. Statement

    Message of support at the Promoting resilient, inclusive and sustainable supply chains in the aquaculture sector inception workshop

    22 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Promoting resilient, inclusive and sustainable supply chains in the aquaculture sector inception workshop, 22 August 2023, Quezon City, Philippines

  5. Statement

    Message at the Education futures thinking for policymakers workshop

    18 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Education futures thinking for policymakers workshop, 18 August 2023, Rizal, Philippines

  6. Statement

    Businesses need to innovate and adapt to harness opportunities in the rapidly changing world of work

    18 August 2023

    Keynote Speech by Mr Satoshi Sasaki, OIC/Deputy Director, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi at the EFSI ER Conference 2023: Business dynamics and HR value creation

  7. Statement

    Apprenticeships need to be agile to cater to the changing demands of the workforce

    17 August 2023

    Opening remarks at the Sharing of good practices and lessons learned in apprenticeships from ADULT project workshop by Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director/OIC, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi.

  8. Statement

    Closing message at the Learner-centred approaches for Technical Vocational and Livelihood (TVL) in the basic education sector workshop

    16 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Learner-centred approaches for Technical Vocational and Livelihood (TVL) in the basic education sector workshop, 16 August 2023, Quezon City, Philippines

  9. Statement

    India's progress in connecting drinking water to households has resulted in decent work opportunities

    10 August 2023

    Introductory remarks at the release of the Study on Assessment of Employment Potential of the Jal Jeevan Mission by Mr Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director/OIC, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi.

  10. Statement

    Increasing women's participation in platform work is fundamental to the Decent Work Agenda

    27 July 2023

    Opening remarks by Mr Satoshi Sasaki, Deputy Director and Officer-in-Charge, ILO DWT/CO-New Delhi, at - Understanding and improving women's work on digital labour platforms Stakeholder Consultation Workshop in India