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MANILA – Together with the Department of Labor and Employment, the Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) fully supported the celebration of the 2023 National Statistics Month (NSM) via a host of activities, among of which is a radio guesting in Radyo Pilipinas – Serbisyo sa Radyo last 30 September 2023. OIC-Executive Director Jeanette T. Damo underscored the importance of data and statistics in the Department’s policy research endeavors and evidence-based policy making.

MANILA – In celebration of the 2023 United Nations Month, the Institute for Labor Studies with the Department of Labor and Employment officials attend the Women’s Leadership and Democracy forum organized by the United Nations in the Philippines and sponsored by the International Labour Organization, the United Nations Population Fund, and UN Women on October 17 at Westin Hotel, Manila.

MANILA – The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) has started preparations for the forthcoming 12th DOLE Research Conference to be held on November 28-29, 2023 (hybrid set-up) and on December 13-14, 2023 (full online).

ILS Executive Director Jeanette T. Damo attended a one and half day event on Investing on Care Economy jointly organized by Asian Development Bank (ADB), International Labour Organization (ILO) and United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) held last 29-30 at the ADB Conference Hall.

The Institute for Labor Studies (ILS) in collaboration with the Asian Institute of Management Rizalino S. Navarro Policy Center for Competitiveness (AIM RSN PCC) with support from the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Philippines convened a multistakeholder consultation on the gig economy dubbed, “Future-proofing Work: Experiences in the Gig Economy,” on September 26, at the Asian Institute of Management, Makati City.