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