ILO in the Philippines

Welcome to the ILO Country Office for the Philippines (CO-Manila) website. The ILO strives with partners to achieve decent work for all. It promotes social justice and internationally-recognized human and labour rights. It is the United Nations agency where governments, employers and workers have, through a tripartite structure, equal voice in improving conditions and life at work. Read more
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    Global Accelerator

    Philippines joins the Global Accelerator aiming to expand jobs and social protection

    To address challenges and channel investments, the Philippines becomes a pathfinder country of the Global Accelerator on Jobs and Social Protection for Just Transitions, a joint high impact initiative of the United Nations to create decent work and extend social protection for sustainable development.

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    Women fishers promote safety, boost productivity

    An all-women's fishing group in a coastal village that debones, and processes milkfish improves their safety and productivity after doing risk assessments and applying practical, low-action interventions using the WISE checklist.

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    Philippines first country in Asia to ratify ILO Convention 190

    The Philippines becomes the first country in Asia to ratify ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment in the World of Work. The Convention sets global standards to end workplace violence and harassment and foster a future of work grounded in dignity and respect.

Focus on

  1. Supply chains

    Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Supply Chains in the Philippines

    Funded by the Government of Japan, the project aims to build more resilient, inclusive and sustainable global supply chains to advance decent work, address human and labour rights risks, and build forward better from recent global disruptions, including COVID-19. The project focuses on the aquaculture sector in the Philippines.