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)

January 2018

  1. Regional Conference on Women and the Future of Work in Asia and the Pacific

    31 January - 1 February 2018

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is proud to present a regional ‘Women and the Future of Work’ conference to examine the opportunities and challenges of the future at work for women in Asia and the Pacific, sponsored by the Australian Government’s Department of Employment.

December 2017

  1. Launch of the Indonesia Jobs Outlook Report 2017

    14 December 2017

    The ILO is launching its latest report titled "Indonesia Jobs Outlook 2017" highlighting the theme of harnessing technology for growth and job creation and exploring the symbiotic relationship between technology and employment.

  2. Workshop on Occupational Diseases

    13 December 2017

    Safe and healthy work is a fundamental human right and safe and healthy workplaces are a foundation of sustainable development. Yet, based on the most recent ILO estimates, 2.78 million workers continue to die each year from work-related injuries and illnesses.

  3. National Consultation on Advancing Respnsible Business Practices on Child Protection From Sexual Exploitation in Travel and Tourism

    12 December 2017

    An event was organized by Protecting Environment and Children Everywhere (PEaCE) and ECPAT Sri Lanka

  4. VCT@Work for Port Workers on World AIDS Day 2017

    7 December 2017

    The ILO responds to HIV epidemic by providing technical assistance and support through a range of workplace program. The most recent ILO-UNAIDS joint initiative VCT@Work has been implemented in Indonesia since December 2013.

  5. Advanced Level Training for Master Trainers in Automotive and ICT Sectors

    4 - 15 December 2017

    The ILO and KOREATECH are collaborating to provide high quality training with advanced technology courses in the automotive and ICT (Information, Communications and Technology) sectors over a two weeks period in December 2017.

November 2017

  1. Provincial Consultative Workshop on Youth Employment Framework

    29 November 2017

    The ILO will support the Government of Balochistan and Prime Ministers’ Youth Programme (PMYP) in organizing a consultative workshop on Youth Employment Framework in Quetta. This is part of a series of consultations across the country aimed at devising consensus based strategies for youth employment and empowerment.

  2. South Asia sub-regional knowledge sharing workshop on domestic workers and home-based workers

    29 - 30 November 2017

    ILO conducted a bipartite knowledge sharing workshop with sixty participants from six countries in the South Asian sub-region.

  3. Future of Social Dialogue in the Republic of Korea

    29 November 2017

    ILO has been participating in the international symposium on social dialogue in Seoul on 29 November 2017. The symposium brings together tripartite constituents of the Republic of Korea, the Economic and Social Councils of France, Spain, Ireland, the Netherlands and the ILO.

  4. Technical Meeting on Labour Migration Statistics in South Asia

    28 - 29 November 2017

    Technical experts in the fields of labour migration and statistics met to obtain a regional picture of migration-related statistics by sharing information and data collection approaches among the countries in South Asia. There was also discussion of how national, regional and global level processes and plans for collecting and analyzing data can fit together, e.g. a regional labour migration statistics database, promotion of ICLS standards and SDG monitoring. A number of areas were identified in which the ILO could support in national and regional capacity building on migration-related statistics.

  5. Annual meeting to review the implementation process of the Cambodian Labour Migration Policy

    28 November 2017

    This meeting was held to assess the implementation status of the Cambodian Policy on Labour Migration (2015-2018) as well as to develop action plans and priorities for its implementation in the coming year. It is part of wider efforts to maximise the contribution of labour migration to inclusive and stable growth in the ASEAN region.

  6. Directorate of Technical Education highlights disability inclusion success

    28 November 2017

    Success of Directorate of Technical Education disability inclusion efforts an example for all other TVET institutes

  7. ILO Training Package on Inspection of Labour Conditions in Fishing: Field Testing Workshop, Indonesia

    27 - 29 November 2017

    The inspection of labour conditions of fishers (as opposed to maritime safety inspections focusing only on the seaworthiness of the fishing vessel and on life-saving equipment) has been a challenging problem for many States which may not have in place laws and regulations, or inspection services, concerning the inspection of labour conditions on board fishing vessels.

  8. National Tripartite Consultation on Occupational Safety and Health Legislation

    23 - 24 November 2017

    The Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development in collaboration with the ILO will convene a National Tripartite Consultation on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Legislation with funding from the EU and Dutch Government. The objective of the meeting is to gain a shared understanding among the tripartite constituents from the provinces and regions as well as other stakeholders on how to develop sound OSH legislation and draw consensus on a harmonized approach to this matter.

  9. Seminar on Forced Labour Convention,1930 (No.29)

    23 - 24 November 2017

    A workshop will be jointly organized by the ILO and the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) under the EU-China Dialogue on Migration and Mobility Support Project. The workshop aims to support the decision for China to endorse the ratification of the ILO Forced Labour Convention (C29).

  10. Training on Fair Recruitment of Philippines and Hong Kong Associations of Recruitment Agencies

    22 - 23 November 2017

    The Integrated Programe on Fair Recruitment (FAIR project) is committed to exploring new ideas that could help reduce deceptive and abusive recruitment practices. The FAIR project will undertake the training of Philippines and Hong Kong Kong private recruitment agency associations on fair recruitment.

  11. The 2017 Viet Nam Industrial Relations Forum

    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.

  12. National tripartite consultation on Occupational Safety and Heath in the mining sector

    21 - 22 November 2017

    The ILO Pakistan Office will convene a tripartite consultation on Occupational Safety and Health in the Mining Sector in Pakistan. The OSH tripartite conference will discuss the safety issues and will try to formulate a way forward to promote a preventative and safety culture in the mines, to reduce accidents, to enhance production and to forge a cooperation between the tripartite stake holders; the government, the mine owners and the workers.

  13. Tripartite partners review and validate the National OSH Profile report in China

    11 November 2017

    National OSH profile workshop was held on 10 November 2017 in Beijing. The draft report is reviewed and validated in the meeting.

  14. Consultation Workshop On Standard Contract For Domestic Work In Viet Nam

    10 November 2017

    In order to introduce draft contract to key stakeholders for feedback, on both the content and on ideas for dissemination, Bureau of Industrial Relations and Wage, GFCD and ILO will host a consultation workshop for tripartite constituents and stakeholders. The workshop will also aim to validate the draft contract and bring out new perspectives on the following steps in the path of decent work for domestic workers.

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