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Representing the Philippines, Executive Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba sat as a key member of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Tripartite Working Group on Options to Ensure Decent Work in Supply Chains held in Geneva, Switzerland from 27 June to 1 July 2022.

The working group reaffirmed the ILO mandate as it relates to decent work in supply chains and the necessity of equipping the ILO to take a leading role in providing guidance and support to Member States and tripartite constituents.

The 5-day meeting resulted to an outcome document or “building blocks of a strategy,” covering all available ILO measures --national, international, mandatory and voluntary – to ensure decent work and improve working conditions in supply chains or those involving investment, production and trade in today’s global economy, which experienced significant challenges during and after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Exec. Dir. Lobrin-Satumba was joined by Permanent Mission of Philippines in Geneva Labor Attache Cheryl Chyt Daytec.

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies recently held a presentation meeting last July 22 to reintroduce the concept of the Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) to select ILS employees. The meeting was called to order by ILS Executive Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba.

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies celebrated its 35th founding Anniversary with a simple get-together lunch for its employees on July 25 at the BF Condominium Bldg. in Intramuros, Manila.

Manila – The Institute for Labor Studies conducted the first part of the DOLE Disability Inclusive Governance Framework (DIGF) consultation series held online last July 14 via Zoom.

The Institute for Labor Studies, represented by Chief Labor and Employment Officer Patrick Patriwirawan, Jr., participated in the International Labour Organization (ILO) organized "National Validation of Baseline Survey and Sectoral Assessment Findings and Sectoral Compliance Planning Workshop" held in Hotel Kimberly, Tagaytay City last 22-23 June 2022,