Experts Meeting on the Labour Market Challenges in an Integrated ASEAN Economy

The International Labour Organization's (ILO) Bureau for Employers'Activities (ACTEMP) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) are organizing an Experts Meeting on the Labour Market Challenges in an Integrated ASEAN Economy, at The Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 9 May 2014.

With ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 2015 fast approaching, businesses need to be prepared for the opportunities that the freer flow of capital, goods and services, and people will bring. While the transformative process is underway in labour markets across the region, there are significant challenges. To better understand the factors that are driving change, the ILOs Bureau for Employers Activities (ACT/EMP) and the ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) are convening an meeting of the Presidents and Chief Executives of the national employers organizations from the 10 ASEAN member countries along with Senior Representatives from Leading Malaysian enterprises; technical experts from the World Bank, International Labour Office, the International Organization of Employers (IOE), Manpower, and Emerging Markets Consulting (EMC)on 9 May In Kuala Lumpur. This meeting will provide an overview of the challenges in labour markets across the region and a discussion on what they mean for businesses and their representative organizations.