Statements and speeches

This page contains a selection of speeches and presentations given by officials of the ILO Manila Office. Inquiries about usage or reproduction of any materials should be sent by email.

2024

  1. Opening address at the launch of the Women Entrepreneurs Peer Programme

    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

  2. Closing address at the STEM in TVET Summit

    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

2023

  1. Opening address at the launch of the Safety and Health at Sea boardgame

    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

  2. Message of support at the National tripartite conference and launch of the Labor and Employment Plan 2023-28

    16 November 2023

    By Mr Hideki Kagohashi, Officer-in-Charge and Enterprise Development Specialist, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the National tripartite conference and launch of the Labor and Employment Plan 2023-28, 16 November 2023, Manila, Philippines

  3. Message at the Engendering the labour agenda workshop

    09 September 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Engendering the labour agenda workshop, 9 September 2023, Quezon City, Philippines

  4. Solidarity message at the 5th Congress and the 10th year anniversary of Sentro

    28 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 5th Congress and the 10th year anniversary of Sentro, 28 August 2023, Quezon City, Philippines

  5. Message at the launch of the National Technical Education and Skills Development Plan (NTESDP) for 2023-28

    25 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the National Technical Education and Skills Development Plan (NTESDP) for 2023-28, 25 August 2023, Manila, Philippines

  6. Message at the launch of the adoption of the extended reality (XR) technologies in TVET and skills development

    23 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the adoption of the extended reality (XR) technologies in TVET and skills development, 23 August 2023, Manila, Philippines

  7. Message of support at the Promoting resilient, inclusive and sustainable supply chains in the aquaculture sector inception workshop

    22 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Promoting resilient, inclusive and sustainable supply chains in the aquaculture sector inception workshop, 22 August 2023, Quezon City, Philippines

  8. Message at the Education futures thinking for policymakers workshop

    18 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Education futures thinking for policymakers workshop, 18 August 2023, Rizal, Philippines

  9. Closing message at the Learner-centred approaches for Technical Vocational and Livelihood (TVL) in the basic education sector workshop

    16 August 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Learner-centred approaches for Technical Vocational and Livelihood (TVL) in the basic education sector workshop, 16 August 2023, Quezon City, Philippines

  10. Message at the 2023 World Day Against Child Labour (WDACL)

    23 July 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines, 23 July 2023, Manila, Philippines

  11. Closing message at the National Conference of Employers in the Philippines

    28 June 2023

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo addressed the National Conference of Employers on Human-Centred Transitions for a Just and Sustainable Workplace held in Manila.

  12. Keynote address at the Shaping the Future of Shipping – Seafarer 2050 Summit

    26 June 2023

    ILO Director-General Gilbert F. Houngbo highlighted at the Shaping the Future of Shipping – Seafarer 2050 Summit the need for a new global social contract, including for the global maritime industry.

  13. Message at the Labor Day for workers in the informal economy

    23 May 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Labor Day for workers in the informal economy, 23 May 2023, Manila, Philippines

  14. Message of support at the Mobilizing Networks for Gender Equality, International Day for Women in Maritime 2023

    18 May 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Mobilizing Networks for Gender Equality, International Day for Women in Maritime 2023, 18 May 2023, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  15. Message of support at the High-Level Labor and Employment Plan (LEP) consultation meeting

    04 May 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the High-Level Labor and Employment Plan (LEP) consultation meeting, 4 May 2023, Manila, Philippines

  16. Time to prioritize social justice

    01 May 2023

    ILO Director-General calls for a Global Coalition for Social Justice and a reshaping of economic, social and environmental policies to create a more stable and equitable future.

  17. Message of support at the Healthy Workplace Initiative launch

    28 April 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ceremonial signing and launch of the Healthy Workplace Initiative, 28 April 2023, Manila, Philippines

  18. Keynote address at Solaire's annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2023

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at Solaire's annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work, 28 April 2023, Manila, Philippines