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.
3rd ILO-Korea TVET Forum: Skills Development for an Inclusive Future for Asia and the Pacific Region
7 - 8 December 2023
The 3rd ILO-Korea TVET Forum, co-hosted by the ILO, the Ministry of Employment and Labour of the Republic of Korea and KOREATECH, provides a platform in the continuation of support towards the region’s efforts in achieving inclusive future through enhanced skills and lifelong learning.
Breaking Barriers, Building Futures: ASEAN Regional Dialogue on Young People’s Skills, Employability and Transition to Decent Work
17 - 18 October 2023
The event is co-organized by the ASEAN Secretariat, the International Labour Organization (ILO), and UNICEF in collaboration with the UNDP, UNESCO, and UN Women, through the endorsement of the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Youth (SOMY).
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).
18 - 22 June 2023
With funding support from Japan, International Labour Organization (ILO) partnered with the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MOLE) and the Integrated Resource Development for Tri-People (IRDT) in the implementation of capacity building of Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) ministries, law enforcement agencies, worker's and employer's organizations, and stakeholders to promote compliance and enforcement of child labour laws.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.