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.

2023

  1. 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).

2022

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. “Financing Business Growth for Women Entrepreneurs” Workshop series

    25 August 2022

    The ILO’s Rebuilding Better Project and the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (MEDAC) invites women entrepreneurs in Malaysia to join a workshop series on external financing options for business growth.

  7. Second Field Test of the Training Manual on Child Labour: A compilation of Laws, Policies and Programmes on the elimination of child labour in the Philippines

    9 - 11 August 2022

    The three-day activity was designed to generate inputs and insights from the relevant members of the ILO-organized Project Advisory and Review Committee (PARC) and members of civil society organizations with mandate on child protection and community development in general.

  8. Second Field Test of the Training Manual on Child Labour: A compilation of Laws, Policies and Programmes on the elimination of child labour in the Philippines

    9 - 11 August 2022

    The three-day activity was designed to generate inputs and insights from the relevant members of the ILO-organized Project Advisory and Review Committee (PARC) and members of civil society organizations with mandate on child protection and community development in general.

  9. Forum on “Fair and ethical recruitment in the Philippine labour migration governance through the lens of the recruitment industry”

    26 July 2022

    Recruitment associations and agencies shared their insights during the forum “Fair and ethical recruitment in the Philippine labour migration governance through the lens of the recruitment industry” on 26 July 2022 in Makati City.

  10. Summer Global Youth Forum 2022: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2030 agenda for sustainable development

    25 July - 12 August 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 2022 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).

  11. World Day Against Child Labour 2022 Celebration in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (WDACL BARMM 2022)

    8 July 2022

    In 2002, the International Labour Organization launched June 12 as the World Day Against Child Labor (WDACL) to draw attention to the global extent of child labor and the efforts needed to eliminate it. The WDACL brings together national governments, employers’ organizations, trade unions, civil society and millions of children and adults throughout the world to highlight the plight of child laborers and advocate for its eradication.

  12. Bangsamoro Labour Summit: Promotion of Social Justice through Proposed Legislation

    6 - 7 July 2022

    The Summit aims to provide a forum for soliciting workers perspectives on the Bangsamoro Labor and Employment Code of 2022 (BLEC) and the other four related proposed legislations, and to discuss representation of workers from both the private and public labour sectors in BARMM, including workers in the informal economy. The activity was in partnership with the International Labour Organization. The Associated Labor Unions-TUCP also gave support to the Summit. There were 185 participants in attendance during the two-day activity.

  13. Hybrid publication launch and presentation of the ILO report: A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs

    24 May 2022

    The report of the ILO on “A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs” will be launched as a hybrid side event on 24 May 2022 conducted on site in the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok and on an online platform via Zoom. The launch will be part of the seventy-eighth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

  14. High-level virtual discussion on acting together to build a positive safety and health culture

    28 April 2022

    The ILO hosted a high-level virtual discussion, exploring the topic of participation and social dialogue for creating a preventative safety and health culture.

  15. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2022: Act together to build a positive safety and health culture

    28 April 2022

  16. Panel discussion on women’s empowerment in the world of work in fragile settings

    22 March 2022

    The event was an opportunity to launch the ILO Guide “Gender equality and women’s empowerment in the world of work in fragile, conflict and disaster settings” and to engage in a global conversation with constituents, partner organizations and other stakeholders in the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus on how best to effectively mainstream gender equality and non-discrimination in the world of work faced by crisis and fragility in order to pave the way to more equal, peaceful and resilient societies.

  17. Sub-regional Web Meeting on Skills & Human Resources Development (HRD) for Green Jobs and Greening Economies in Asia

    22 - 23 March 2022

    Thematic focus on green human resource development initiatives and green occupations in the Asian labour market.

  18. IWD Webinar: Unlocking potential of women entrepreneurs: Provision of gender inclusive financial and business development services

    8 March 2022

    The webinar, organized by the ILO’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Development Programme and the “Rebuilding Better: Fostering Business Resilience Post-COVID-19” Project, discussed the key role of financial and business development service providers in unlocking women entrepreneurs’ potential.

  19. International Women’s Day 2022: Investing in care for all

    8 March 2022

    The ILO celebrates this year’s International Women’s Day by advocating for large-scale investments in a package of transformative care leave and services that benefit workers, children, families, businesses, societies and the planet.