The ILO organizes and takes part in a wide range of meetings, conferences, workshops and training events, throughout Asia Pacific. More information about the events listed below can be found by clicking on the relevant link, or by contacting the regional Meetings Unit (Email us)
22 November 2017
The 2017 Viet Nam Industrial Relations Forum, jointly organized by the Government, VCCI, VGCL and ILO, offers an opportunity for tripartite partners and stakeholders to assess the situation and challenges, to reflect on progresses made in the past year, and to jointly identify ways forwards.
Regional meeting on skills and the future of work: Strategies for inclusive growth in Asia and the Pacific
12 - 13 October 2017
The meeting provides a forum where experts and tripartite partners will hold in-depth discussions on key issues related to ‘skills and the future of work’ which will feed into an ILO publication on the topic.
10 - 11 October 2017
The ILO and the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok are to convene a consultation meeting with ILO Constituents (Governments, Employers and Workers) from leading garment producing countries and key stakeholders from the sector.
3 - 6 October 2017
The Workshop is designed to provide opportunities for participants to improve knowledge on the analysis and forecasting of future green skills needs; understand the central importance of identifying current and future skill needs and labour market imbalances in a broader policy framework; and develop proposals on how to meet future green skills needs.
26 September 2017
The ILO and the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) will host -- Dialogue on Migration and Mobility. The event will inform stakeholders of the ongoing collaborations between India and EU and seek their views.
Regional Dialogue on Green Growth for Jobs and Social Inclusion: Making the case for a just transition in Asia
25 - 27 September 2017
The International Labour Organization Country Office for the Philippines (ILO CO-Manila), the Green Jobs Programme, and the International Training Centre (ITC)of the ILO are organizing a regional dialogue on "Green Growth for Jobs and Social Inclusion: Making the case for a just transition in Asia".
20 September 2017
Workshop highlights high potential of incorporating green jobs into ILO work in Bangladesh
19 September 2017
Based on the ILO's global wage report 2016-17 findings, the seminar will review to what extent inequality between enterprises and within enterprises has contributed to the overall wage inequality.
18 - 22 September 2017
13 September 2017
The event officially launched the ILO EU GSP+ project on Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining which focused on the better application of international labour standards particularly on FOA and CB. The occasion also gathered tripartite social partners particularly government agencies involved in formulating strategies to improve application of freedom of association and collective bargaining rights.
Regional Capacity Building Workshop of Asia-Pacific Countries on Work Statistics in Rural Areas for the Promotion of Decent Work
11 - 15 September 2017
The Statistics Department and the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific of the International Labour Organization (ILO) are organizing a “Regional Capacity Building Workshop of Asia-Pacific Countries on Work Statistics in Rural Areas for the Promotion of Decent Work”. The main objective of this training workshop is to strengthen the capacities of technical staff of national statistical offices on the measurement of key indicators of decent work and SDGs disaggregated by geographic area (rural and urban area), based on the implementation of international statistical standards adopted by the International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS).
ILO - Ministry of Manpower Forum: Two-year Implementation of Social Security for Workers in the Digitalization Era
7 September 2017
Social Protection is a priority area of ILO constituents in Indonesia as listed on the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP). The importance of developing a national social security system that provides adequate protection for all was reaffirmed at the High Level Tripartite Dialogue on Employment, Industrial Relations and Social Security held in Jakarta in August 2016.
5 September 2017
National tripartite preparatory workshops for the 10th AFML will be held in several ASEAN Member States (AMS) to take stock on the progress of stakeholders in implementing the previous AFML recommendations and to discuss the themes of the 10th AFML. Organization of these preparatory workshops is supported by the TRIANGLE in ASEAN. TRIANGLE in ASEAN (2015-2025) is a partnership between the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Global Affairs Canada, and the ILO.
3 - 6 September 2017
The ILO, the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MoM) and the International Social Security Association (ISSA) are jointly organizing the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health 2017.
29 August 2017
The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in collaboration with Prime Minister’s Youth Programme (PMYP) and the ILO will hold a Provincial Consultative workshop on the National Youth Employment Framework in Peshawar. This is the first in a series of consultations in developing provincial youth employment strategies. The National Youth Employment Framework includes seven thematic areas of action including: 1) Education and Training 2) Employment opportunities at provincial level 3) Youth Employment in Rural Value Chains 4) Youth Employment in Mega Development Projects 5) Overseas Employment of Youth 6) Self-employment and Enterprise Development and 7) Social Protection for unemployed Youth.
23 August 2017
The 9th meeting of the Pakistan Buyers’ Forum will be held at Avari Hotel in Lahore on 23 August 2017. The meeting will cobe co-convened by the ILO, IFC and the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Pakistan. The key features of the meeting are sessions with ILO the Better Work teamProgram team and Industry Associations. The purpose is to reflect on challenges and opportunities in the Textile and garment sectors in Pakistan. The programme also includes presentations on sustainability projects; regional interventions on Life and Building Safety, and ILO project on Labour and Environmental Standards and Compliance in Pakistan. ILO and IFC will share information about their mapping initiatives on ‘Private Compliances’ and ‘Market Segmentation’.
18 August 2017
All Pakistan Labour Federation with financial support of ILO is spreading the importance of increased trade unionism, collective bargaining and occupational safety and health for promoting decent work and thus industrial peace in the perspective of GSP Plus and international competitiveness of the country.
10 August 2017
ILO Country Director and migration team welcome new secretary
10 - 11 August 2017
The ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP), the Country office for the Philippines (CO-Manila) and Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) held a joint workshop to discuss the role of business and its organizations in building a resilient future in Mindanao through support for enterprise growth, job promotion and investment strategies.
10 August 2017
The development of information and communication technologies, specifically the Internet, has led to the emergence of citizen journalism which means the active role of citizens in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating news and information.