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.

2024

  1. 1st consultation on the development of the ASEAN Declaration on Skills Mobility, Recognition and Development for Migrant Workers

    29 April 2024

    On 29 April 2024, the ILO will support the first consultation on the development of the ASEAN Declaration on Skills Mobility, Recognition and Development for Migrant Workers.

  2. Disability-inclusion in Public Employment Services (PES) in Asia Pacific

    12 March 2024

    This webinar will discuss the key findings of a research on disability-inclusion in public employment services (PES) in the Asia Pacific region, with a focus on case studies from China, the Philippines, and Viet Nam. The event will also review key aspects for PES to consider to advance disability-inclusion.

  3. Fourth Joint Dialogue on labour migration between the ASEAN Trade Union Council and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers

    14 February 2024

    The ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and their country-level affiliates are meeting in Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, on 14 February 2024 for a Fourth Joint Dialogue on labour migration.

2023

  1. 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.

  2. 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).

  3. 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.

  4. 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).

  5. Training of Trainers (ToT) on Child Labour organized by ILO and MOLE

    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.

  6. World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL) 2023 Celebration in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)

    12 June 2023

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the first World Day Against Child Labour in 2002 as a way to highlight the plight of children engaged in child labour. Observed on June 12th, the day is intended to serve as a catalyst for the growing worldwide movement against child labour.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. Support to Development of ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers

    9 March 2023 - 18 January 2024

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN is supporting the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers to develop ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers. The process is led by the Cambodia Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training with support from the ASEAN Secretariat and the ILO. The year-long process involves a series of consultations and training activities.

  11. Support to Development of ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers

    9 March 2023 - 18 January 2024

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN is supporting the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers to develop ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers. The process is led by the Cambodia Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training with support from the ASEAN Secretariat and the ILO. The year-long process involves a series of consultations and training activities.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.