30 March 2021
A new water system built by community members under the ILO Japan Water and Sanitation Project connects six villages in Lanao del Sur to provide clean and safe water, promote decent work and contribute to peacebuilding in the Bangsamoro region amid COVID-19.
26 March 2021
UN Philippines commits support for Government to address Philippine unemployment which, at 10.4 per cent, is the highest the country has seen in 15 years.
12 March 2021
Building a better future of work and charting a greener economy can lead to an inclusive and sustainable recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic according to Dr Selva Ramachandran, UNDP Philippines Resident Representative and Director Khalid Hassan of the ILO Country Office for the Philippines in a joint Op-Ed.
The ILO and JPMorgan Chase Foundation join forces to support women entrepreneurs impacted by COVID-19
02 February 2021
The ILO and JPMorgan Chase Foundation have signed a new agreement for the ILO to implement the ‘Rebuilding Better: Fostering Business Resilience Post-COVID-19’ project. Targeting women entrepreneurs in Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand, the project will provide support for businesses to recover from the pandemic and adopt more sustainable and resilient business models.
25 January 2021
The latest analysis of the labour market impact of COVID-19 by the ILO, records massive damage to working time and income, with prospects for a recovery in 2021 slow, uneven and uncertain unless early improvements are supported by human-centred recovery policies.
20 January 2021
European Union and United Nations continue efforts to support safe labour migration and decent work in the fishing and seafood processing sectors in South East Asia
13 January 2021
The dramatic increase in working from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the poor working conditions experienced by many homeworkers who, prior to the crisis, numbered an estimated 260 million people worldwide.
04 January 2021
The ILO welcomes 2021 with an innovative, multimedia platform that focuses on first person stories that take readers on a journey into the world of work.
17 December 2020
The ILO, in partnership with the Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) and Nestlé piloted the first In Business Online Soft Skills Training to develop soft skills of women and to support their livelihoods during COVID-19.
15 December 2020
Pandemic leads to huge reduction in working hours, reverses job growth and pushes millions into working poverty.
11 December 2020
The International Labour Organization’s Skills for Prosperity Programme in the Philippines sheds light on value of gender equality and social inclusion in technical and vocational education and training.
04 December 2020
The e-forum highlights opportunities for technical and vocational education and training during and after COVID-19.
25 November 2020
Babaeng Biya(hero), the national campaign of Safe and Fair Philippines formally launches actress Maine Mendoza as celebrity champion and continues its commitment in providing more Filipina migrant workers with information and assistance that will support them in achieving a safe and fair migration experience.
13 November 2020
With enterprises hard hit by COVID-19 and in-person business trainings halted, the ILO Peer Learning Hub for Enterprises in the Asia-Pacific makes training programmes and enterprise support accessible to all.
09 November 2020
Households and schoolchildren now have better access to safe water in Maguindanao through a water system built by community members and indigenous peoples under an ILO and the Government of Japan partnership.
04 November 2020
Over 100 technical-vocational trainers in the Philippines participated in a five-day ILO- Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Online Curriculum Guide Workshop on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
21 October 2020
Collapsing consumer demand, government lockdown measures and disruptions to raw material imports have taken their toll on the Asia Pacific garment industry, says a new ILO report.
19 October 2020
15 October 2020
Despite their rapid socioeconomic ascent, most countries in the Asia-Pacific region have weak social protection systems riddled with gaps, says a new report.
06 October 2020
The Bangsamoro government, ILO and the Government of Japan will provide emergency employment to workers displaced by the COVID-19 pandemic.