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.

2022

  1. Message at the handover of the water systems built in Balabagan, Lanao del Sur under the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project

    09 March 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the handover of the water systems built in Balabagan, Lanao del Sur under the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project, 9 March 2022, Lanao del Sur, Philippines

  2. Message at the United Nations International Women’s Day celebration in the Philippines

    08 March 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the message at the United Nations International Women’s Day celebration in the Philippines, 8 March 2022, Manila, Philippines

  3. Message at the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MOLE) Strategic Planning Workshop

    01 March 2022

    By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardaña, Senior Programme Officer on behalf of Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the MOLE Strategic Planning Workshop, 1 March 2022, Cotabato, Philippines

  4. Opening address at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in mining

    01 March 2022

    By Ms Cerilyn Pastolero, Project Manager of the ILO Project on Improving Workers' Rights in the Rural Sectors of the Indo-Pacific with a focus on Women at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in mining, 1 March 2022, Manila, Philippines

  5. Message at the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science Celebration in the Philippines

    28 February 2022

    By Ms Akiko Sakamoto, Regional Skills Development and Employability Specialist, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific at the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science Celebration in the Philippines with the Austrian Embassy, Department of Education and UP National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education, 28 February 2022, Manila, Philippines

  6. Message on the partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry Philippine Trade Training Center (DTI-PTTC)

    22 February 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines on the partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry Philippine Trade Training Center (DTI-PTTC), 22 February 2022, Manila, Philippines

  7. Message at the Sectoral consultation with workers and employers for the development of the regional child labour action plan

    18 February 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the at the Sectoral consultation with workers and employers for the development of the regional child labour action plan, 18 February 2022, Cotabato, Philippines

  8. Opening address at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in agriculture

    15 February 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Responsible labour practices to achieve inclusive and sustainable business in the rural sectors in agriculture, 15 February 2022, Manila, Philippines

  9. Message at the launch of the Women Entrepreneurs Peer Programme

    09 February 2022

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the launch of the Women Entrepreneurs Peer Programme of the ILO, Great Women and J.P. Morgan, 9 February 2022, Manila, Philippines

2021

  1. Message of support at the 3rd Stakeholders’ Consultation on the Reintegration Strategic Framework, National Action Plan, and the OFW Reintegration Advisor and Referral Pathways

    14 December 2021

    By Ms Ma. Concepcion Sardaña, Senior Programme Officer on behalf of Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the 3rd Stakeholders’ Consultation on the Reintegration Strategic Framework, National Action Plan, and the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) Reintegration Advisor and Referral Pathways, 14 December 2021, Manila, Philippines

  2. Opening address at the Virtual launch of the ILO-CHR Module on Labour and Human Rights and International Labour Standards

    07 December 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Virtual launch of the ILO-CHR Module on Labour and Human Rights and International Labour Standards, 7 December 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  3. Opening address at the Inception Workshop: Baseline Study and Sectoral Assessment of Working Conditions in the Rural Sectors

    03 December 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Inception Workshop: Baseline Study and Sectoral Assessment of Working Conditions in the Rural Sectors, 3 December 2021, Manila, Philippines

  4. Opening address at the presentation of the completed research on the Assessment of the Minimum Wage Policy Implementation

    03 December 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the presentation of the completed research on the Assessment of the Minimum Wage Policy Implementation, 3 December 2021, Manila, Philippines

  5. Opening address at the virtual forum on ILO Convention No. 188 on the Work in Fishing Convention

    29 November 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the virtual forum on ILO Convention No. 188 on the Work in Fishing Convention, 29 November 2021, Manila, Philippines

  6. Message at the launch of the ILO-TESDA Job readiness training

    23 November 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the ILO-TESDA Job readiness training, 23 November 2021, Manila, Philippines

  7. Opening address at the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) presentation of the Global Wage Report 2020-21 and Social Protection for the Platform Economy

    12 November 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the National Wages and Productivity Commission (NWPC) presentation of the Global Wage Report 2020-21 and Social Protection for the Platform Economy, 12 November 2021, Manila, Philippines

  8. Opening address at the National workshop on labour market information requirements for demand-driven planning of TVET

    10 November 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the National workshop on labour market information requirements for demand-driven planning of TVET, 10 November 2021, Manila, Philippines

  9. Message at the Trust-building dialogue between the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and the security sector

    03 November 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Trust-building dialogue between the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and the security sector, 3 November 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom

  10. Opening address at the Technical Meeting for the Review and Updating of the Voluntary Code of Good Conduct on Decent Work for the Banana Industry in Region XI

    20 October 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Technical Meeting for the Review and Updating of the Voluntary Code of Good Conduct on Decent Work for the Banana Industry in Region XI, 20 October 2021, Manila and Davao, Philippines via Zoom

  11. Opening address at the Tripartite plus dialogue on the promotion of Corporate Social Responsibility/ Responsible Business Conduct in the Philippine coconut, pineapple and banana industries

    20 September 2021

    By Mr Khalid Hassan, Director, ILO Country Office for the Philippines at the Tripartite plus dialogue on the promotion of Corporate Social Responsibility/ Responsible Business Conduct in the Philippine coconut, pineapple and banana industries, 20 September 2021, Manila, Philippines via Zoom