Events, meetings and trainings
The ILO Country Office for the Philippines organizes and takes part in a number of events and meetings. Below is a list of upcoming and past events. Any queries should be sent to the office by email.
Young Leaders Boot Camp 2023
24 July - 4 August 2023
The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Young Leaders Boot Camp 2023 – a two-week interactive learning experience which welcomes undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals seeking to acquire the skills necessary to pursue a career in the UN system and other IOs.
Summer Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development
3 - 14 July 2023
The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Manila Skills Experts’ Meeting on emerging Extended Reality (XR) technologies
18 - 20 April 2023
The meeting aims to present innovative XR-enabled solutions for skills development and lifelong learning and facilitate detailed discussion among national stakeholders on how best apply these solutions to the context of the Philippines.
Multi-stakeholder Partnership in Facilitating Inclusive Economies and Protecting Rights of Migrant Workers
28 March 2023
Discussions will address the critical role that Migrant Worker Resource Centres (MRCs) play in delivering services to migrant workers in order to promote their rights and the importance of multi-stakeholder approaches in facilitating such services.
Consultation workshops on ASEAN Declaration and ASEAN Guidelines on Protection of Migrant Workers and Family Members in Crisis Situations
13 - 14 March 2023
ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme supported two consultation workshops hosted by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) of Indonesia. The workshops brought together about 140 representatives of a range of government departments and ASEAN bodies, as well as other tripartite plus stakeholders from ASEAN Member States to discuss protection of migrant workers and family members in crisis situations.
Technical consultation on Development of ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers
9 - 10 March 2023
ILO is supporting the Government of Cambodia in hosting the first technical consultation on development of ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers.
Industry-specific vocational career guidance on TVET in Cebu
27 - 28 February 2023
Nearly a hundred TVET learners received industry-specific vocational career guidance through the ILO Skills for Prosperity Programme, funded by the U.K. Government, together with TESDA and CCA in Cebu City.
Regional training to strengthen labour migration and reintegration in Western Visayas
27 February - 1 March 2023
Local governments, Migrant Resource Centres (MRC) and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) helpdesks from six provinces in Western Visayas and partners in Iloilo City gather for an ILO training through its migration programmes to strengthen interagency coordination mechanisms on fair and ethical recruitment and sustainable gender-sensitive reintegration.
Third Joint Dialogue on labour migration between the ASEAN Confederation of Employers and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (24 February 2023)
24 February 2023
The ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and their country level affiliates are meeting in Tokyo, Japan on 24 February 2023 for a Third Joint Dialogue on labour migration.
High-Level Tripartite Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in Southeast Asian Countries
22 - 24 February 2023
Review current approach to labour relations, build shared understanding on way forward for collaborative industrial relations and promote follow up initiatives at country level for working together for growth, productivity and decent work.
Strengthening labour migration and reintegration in Western Visayas through Migrant Resource Centres and helpdesks
21 - 23 February 2023
The ILO, through the BRIDGE and Safe and Fair Programmes, and the Sub-Committee on International Migration and Development in the Philippines have collaborated to strengthen capacity and interagency coordination mechanisms on fair and ethical recruitment and sustainable gender-sensitive reintegration of migration service providers in Western Visayas.
Strengthening gender-responsive recruitment and reintegration and social protection for migrant workers in Western Visayas
15 - 17 February 2023
The ILO BRIDGE Project and the Safe and Fair Programme with the Center for Migrant Advocacy and Migrants Coordinating Group (MCG) brought migrant workers and their families in Western Visayas to strengthen gender-responsive recruitment and reintegration and social protection services.
Executive course on Strategic Compliance Planning
6 - 8 February 2023
Under the Rural Sectors Project, the ILO and the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) have collaborated and convened Regional Directors for an executive course to develop Strategic Compliance Plans for the labour inspectorate to better protect vulnerable workers.
Winter Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development
30 January - 10 February 2023
The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Winter 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting
6 - 9 December 2022
The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
1st Consultation on the Development of ASEAN Guidelines on Protection of Migrant Workers in Crisis Situations
1 December 2022
ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN supported the Ministry of Manpower of Indonesia to initiate development of ASEAN Guidelines on Protection of Migrant Workers in Crisis Situations.
Improving recruitment regulation and monitoring mechanisms in the ASEAN region
27 - 29 September 2022
Recruitment regulatory officials from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines participated in the training on “Achieving Fair and Ethical Recruitment: Improving Regulation and Enforcement in the ASEAN Region” held on 27-29 September 2022 in Pasig City, Philippines.
Labour Inspection in the Context of Domestic Work Sector
7 September 2022
Organized by the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme, this webinar aims to adopt a strengthened regional approach to meet the needs of women migrant workers and social partners, and better protection from violence and abuses. It will focus on the importance of labour inspection for domestic work sector (including migrant domestic workers) and some ways different countries have attempted compliance with the principle and essence of ILO C 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers.
Online Workshop on Gender-Inclusive Business Services
5 - 7 September 2022
Online workshop on gender-inclusive business development and financial support services for ILO project partners assisting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Asia and the Pacific.
A very beautiful but heavy jacket: The experiences of migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in South-East Asia
1 September 2022
Understanding the diversity of experiences requires recognition that migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) also have other characteristics - such as ethnicity, gender, nationality - that shape their opportunities and experiences individually and through interaction with their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE). The launch event will bring together journalists,academia and partners to share and discuss the findings and recommendations of the study.