Events and meetings

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)

December 2019

  1. The Future of Digital/Distance Learning in Indonesia: A Policy-Oriented Discussion to Accelerate Strategic Use of Technologies in Delivering Quality Skills Development, Especially in Rural Areas

    18 December 2019

    The event will further discuss about the future of digital/distance learning in Indonesia.

  2. International Conference to Commemorate International Migrants Day

    17 - 18 December 2019

    The International Conference to Commemorate International Migrants Day will be held on 17-18 December 2019 at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.

  3. Myanmar: Agrobusiness Forum 2019

    12 December 2019

    With the common objective of promoting sustainability, inclusivity, productivity and competitiveness in the agriculture sector, EuroCham Myanmar (EuroCham), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are collaborating in convening the Agrobusiness Forum 2019, focused on promoting good agricultural practices and responsible supply chain management among agrobusinesses operating in Myanmar.

  4. National Work-Plan for Trade Unions in Sri Lanka

    9 - 10 December 2019

    Building a common platform and strengthening the collective voice of trade unions through joint actions in 2020

  5. Bright Spots in Sri Lanka's Future of Work

    5 December 2019

    Knowledge sharing on two sectors of opportunity and challenge for Sri Lanka's labour force.

  6. National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Programme of Sri Lanka Validation Workshop

    3 December 2019

    Tripartite workshop convened by the Ministry of Labour to review and finalise the draft National Occupational Safety and Health Programme, with the technical assistance of the ILO in Colombo on 03 December 2019.

  7. Asia-Arab States and Africa Inter-regional meeting on safe and fair migration for women migrant workers

    3 - 4 December 2019

    Under the theme of ‘Labour mobility between Asia and the Arab States: Sharing of experiences and progress under the Bali Declaration with specific focus on women migrant workers’, over 100 delegates from Asia, Arab States and Africa will exchange research, data, practices and policies on labour migration with a focus on the needs and experience of women migrant workers.

November 2019

  1. Effective regional policy engagement for Pacific Trades Unions on Just Transition for Climate Sustainability

    28 November 2019

    A Regional workshop organized by the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries in collaboration with the Australia People for Health, Education and Development Abroad (APHEDA)

  2. Seminar and Training of Enterprises SCORE Ho-Co

    28 - 29 November 2019

    The large majority of employment for both women and men is found in SMEs and the key to sustainable economic development that leads to effective poverty reduction lies in competitive and growing SMEs.

  3. Labour Forum – "Future of work: The Choice of Viet Nam"

    27 November 2019

    The ILO, tripartite partners (government, worker's and employer's organization) and other key stakeholders will gather in Hanoi to assess achievements, discuss challenges and brainstorm on a range of policy solutions leading to the future of work Vietnam wants to achieve.

  4. Workshop on Validation of Final Draft: National Occupational Safety and Health Programme 2020 – 2024

    26 November 2019

    The Workshop is a key collaboration activity between ILO Jakarta and the Ministry of Manpower. In the workshop, based on previous meetings, the MOM staff will present final draft of the National OSH Programmes 2020 – 2024.

  5. Nepal: National Capacity Building and Planning Workshop for Stakeholders of Home Based Workers and Informal Workers in Supply Chains

    21 November 2019

    The two-day workshop was aimed to build capacity, create a common understanding and concertize possible actions on the issue of home workers, home-based workers, and other workers in the informal economy, who are part of global supply chains.

  6. Asia Regional Conference on reaching SDG Target 8.7: Eradicating forced labour, human trafficking and child labour

    20 - 22 November 2019

  7. EU Higher Education Virtual Fair - Listening session

    14 - 15 November 2019

    An innovative, ‘Virtual’ initiative, European Higher Education Virtual Fair (EHEVF) 2019 is designed to highlight the many benefits of Europe as a high-standard higher education destination, to potential international students, researchers, and academics across India.

  8. Strengthening capacities of employers'and workers' organizations on promotion of youth employment in disaster and conflict settings

    11 - 15 November 2019

    A Regional course organized by the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries and the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO)

  9. Responsible Business and implementation of International Labour Standards in practice

    5 November 2019

    A workshop on promoting decent work in Asian supply chains

  10. Regional Training on Actuarial Analysis for Social Health Insurance Benefits

    4 - 8 November 2019

    Viet Nam Social Security, ILO Viet Nam and the International Training Center are co-organizing a Regional Training on Actuarial Analysis for Social Health Insurance Benefits on 4-8 November 2019 in Hanoi. The training is expected to address the needs to improve the national technical expertise in actuarial analysis for health insurance benefits and to promote exchanges across stakeholders the countries in South East Asia.

October 2019

  1. Signing an MoU between COMWEL and ITCILO

    30 October 2019

  2. Trade union representativity for collective bargaining in Sri Lanka

    29 October 2019

    Workshop for trade unions in the private sector on the application of ILO supervisory body recommendations on the minimum threshold for representativity of trade unions in Sri Lanka in compliance with Convention 098 (Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining).

  3. Training Workshop on Employment Insurance (EI): Global, Regional and Korean Experience on (Un) Employment Insurance

    28 October - 1 November 2019

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