Singapore resources

July 2017

  1. Belt and Roads Conference on Employment Services in ASEAN+3 countries

    24 - 26 July 2017

    The ILO, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of China (MoHRSS), and the Department of Human Resources and Social Security (DoHRSS) of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of China are organizing a forum for practitioners to share knowledge and best practices in employment services delivery.

  2. Regional Skills Technical Working Group (RSTWG) Meeting

    11 July - 1 December 2017

    The RSTWG comprises of national focal points who were earlier designated by the Governments of the AMS to liaise with the ILO and to coordinate skills-related programmes at the national level. At the same time, the ILO also invited members of the AQRF Committee and the ASEAN Secretariat to be members of the RSTWG to ensure that activities are in line with the TVET –related activities in ASEAN. As the current focus is on the MRS, this shall foster greater coherence in the implementation and completion of the national, sub-regional or regional Action Plans in this area. The Chair of the TWG will rotate each year among its members. For 2017, the Ministry of Manpower (MoM), Indonesia has proposed to host the meeting on a cost-sharing basis with the ILO.

June 2017

  1. ILO: Restrictions on women’s labour migration can increase risk of exploitation, especially for migrant domestic workers

    Gender-based migration bans and restrictions are one way in which states attempt to address the risk of exploitation and abuse faced by women migrant workers, especially in the domestic work sector.

May 2017

  1. Protected or put in harm’s way?

    This pioneering research provides important evidence for repealing gender-based migration restrictions, and concludes with a number of recommendations for alternative strategies that protect and support women migrant workers.

  2. Report of the Seventh Tripartite Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region

    Contains the report of the Seventh Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in the ASEAN Region, under the ILO/Japan Workplaces and Industries for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Through Sharing Good Practices of GBA, OSH and Industrial Relations Project.

April 2017

  1. Workshop on effective investigation and prosecution of trafficking in persons for labour exploitation

    6 - 8 June 2017

    This regional ASEAN workshop discussed labour dimensions of trafficking in persons.

March 2017

  1. Safeguarding the Rights of Asian Migrant Workers from Home to the Workplace

  2. Progress of the implementation of recommendations adopted at the 3rd – 8th ASEAN Forums on Migrant Labour: Background paper to the 9th AFML

January 2017

  1. Asia-Pacific Labour Market Update, January 2017

    Provides a snapshot of recent labour market trends for a number of economies in the Asia-Pacific region, based on official data available as of 14 December 2016, with special coverage on youth employment, job quality and wages.

November 2016

  1. ILO-ASEAN Seminar on the potential of social protection to build resilience to disasters

    22 - 24 November 2016

    The overall objective of the seminar is to provide an opportunity for informed discussions on the importance of social protection in preparing and responding to natural disasters and assist policy makers in ASEAN in developing practical guidelines towards implementing disaster-responsive social protection in line with International labour Standards (ILS).