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24 January 2024
In an effort to spur multilateral cooperation and accelerate progress towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals and Decent Work Agenda, the Philippines joins the first 100 partners of the Global Coalition for Social Justice.
Global unemployment rate set to increase in 2024 while growing social inequalities raise concerns, says ILO report
10 January 2024
Joblessness and the jobs gap have both fallen below pre-pandemic levels but global unemployment will rise in 2024, and growing inequalities and stagnant productivity are causes for concern, according to the ILO’s World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends 2024 report.
08 January 2024
Workshop highlights best practices and lessons learned in implementing Employment Injury and Insurance Schemes.
18 December 2023
Skills experts from across Asia make case for continuous learning in order to keep ahead of momentous changes taking place in workplaces.
21 May 2018
Following Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) many workers were pushed to the informal economy where they face hazards at work due to lack of occupational safety and health. The ILO’s SafeYouth@Work Project helps them design and implement training programmes on occupational safety and health (OSH).
14 May 2018
Construction attracts more young workers but it has one of the highest rates of occupational injury and illness. Santi knows that workers in the construction industry face day to day occupational hazards.
07 May 2018
Safety and health at work is important for government officials and workers in the public sector. Al, a young public sector official and union member shares that the local government is also performing its duty to protect its people by ensuring occupational safety and health.
30 April 2018
Risky behaviours are most common among young workers. Zai, a female welder shares that women can do what men can. Welders like her, however, should not take dangerous shortcuts to make easy money, because what is important is making it home safe for your family.
Opening address at the Women workers’ forum on the ILO Convention 190: Moving forward in policy and practice
01 March 2024
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the the Women workers’ forum on the ILO Convention 190: Moving forward in policy and practice, 1 March 2024, Manila, Philippines
30 January 2024
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the Women Entrepreneurs Peer Programme, 30 January 2024, Manila, Philippines
26 January 2024
By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the at the STEM in TVET Summit, 26 January 2024, Manila, Philippines
21 November 2023
By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardaña, Senior Programme Officer, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the Safety and Health at Sea boardgame, 21 November 2023, Manila, Philippines