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)

April 2019

  1. ILO invites you to a 24-hour Global Tour to celebrate its Centenary

    11 April 2019

    From the time the first event begins until the last one ends, the Centenary global online tour will showcase the ILO over 24 hours, across four continents.

January 2019

  1. Youth4OSH Web Portal Training/Workshop

    30 - 31 January 2019

    The Youth4OSH web portal was developed to serve as an online platform for stakeholders in pilot Southeast Asian countries to contribute and share information and resources on the youth and occupational safety and health concerns in their respective countries.

  2. One Day Workshop on Development of Indonesia National Occupational Safety and Health Programme 2019 – 2024

    23 January 2019

    Indonesia has a long history on OSH, and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia through its Ministry of Manpower, along with the social partners (employers’ associations and trade unions) and other key OSH stakeholders are committed to improving and implementing safety culture.

  3. OSH Consultative Meeting

    16 January 2019

    Indonesia has a long history on OSH, and the Government of the Republic of Indonesia through its Ministry of Manpower, along with the social partners (employers’ associations and trade unions) and other key OSH stakeholders are committed to improving and implementing safety culture.

  4. Greater Mekong Sub-regional Meeting on Road Freight Transport Safety

    15 - 17 January 2019

    The purpose of the meeting is for tripartite constituents to discuss road safety practices and the most common decent work deficits in the road freight transport sector, with a view to adopting recommendations aimed at the improvement of working conditions of (truck) drivers and the promotion of decent work.

  5. Project Orientation Meeting on National Occupational Safety and Health Council and Protection of Young Workers

    9 January 2019

    In recent years the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), together with the social partners, has focused on strengthening the national OSH system, including building awareness and capacity to improve OSH compliance especially for young people and at SMEs.

  6. Tripartite Study Tour from Cambodia to South Africa on Industrial Relations and Collective Bargaining

    7 January 2019

    A Tripartite Study Tour from Cambodia to South Africa on Industrial Relations and Collective Bargaining was organized jointly by ILO’s Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains (LSGSC) project and Cambodia’s Arbitration Council in November 2018.

December 2018

  1. Inception workshop ‘Promoting fundamental principles and rights at work in the cotton supply chain in India’

    20 December 2018

    ILO constituents and critical stakeholders come together to discuss project objectives and refine implementation strategies.

  2. Preliminary Consultation Meeting on Gender-Responsiveness Guidelines Required for Tripartite Plus

    19 December 2018

    The meeting is aimed to facilitate dialogue and knowledge sharing by tripartite plus on the current practices, challenges and lesson learned on the gender mainstreaming in labour migration policies and programme.

  3. Closing Workshop of Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains Project in Indonesia

    19 - 20 December 2018

    The main objectives of the workshop are to showcase achievements and contributions of the project, and to identify follow up activities that may be carried out by the ILO and its constituents in Indonesia.

  4. International Migrants Day 2018: Street Theatre to Raise Awareness on Human Trafficking

    18 December 2018

    The ILO in Sri Lanka, in collaboration with Sri Lanka Bureau of Foreign Employment (SLBFE), organised a pop-up street theatre performance in honour of International Migrants day on 18 December 2018.

  5. ILO and Switzerland agreed to continue support for initiatives on decent work for migrant workers

    12 December 2018

    ILO and The Embassy of Switzerland will continue to support the Government of Bangladesh, to operationalize the policy and legal measures developed with the assistance of the earlier initiatives through the Phase II of ‘Application of Migration Policy for Decent Work for Migrant Workers’ project.

  6. Business Continuity Management Training for Government Officers working with MSMEs in Ratnapura and Kalutara Districts

    10 - 14 December 2018

    The first training programme will be held in the Kalutara district targeting government officers who work with the MSME sector. The two day programme will be held on the 10th and 14th of December in the Garden Beach Hotel, Kalutara.

  7. Regional Training Workshop on Quality Apprenticeships for Asia-Pacific

    10 - 14 December 2018

    An activity organized by the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific and the International Training Centre of the ILO under the South-South Triangular Cooperation project on the Future of Work in Asia financed by the Chinese Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security in collaboration with JPMorgan Chase Foundation and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

  8. Garment Sector Stakeholders Forum Meeting

    6 December 2018

    A meeting of the garment sector stakeholders forum will be convened under the “Labour Standards in Global supply chains in Asia (LSGSC)” project financed by Ministry for Development Cooperation (BMZ) jointly with GIZ Labour Standards Programme.

  9. Seminar on Quality Work-Based Learning in Indonesia: Implementing the G20 Commitment to Skills Development

    4 December 2018

    The ILO will collaborate with the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs and APINDO to hold a one-day workshop on Quality Work-based Learning Program in Indonesia. The workshop will focus on two main topics: policy framework and good practices and experiences of selected companies to implement work based learning programmes.

November 2018

  1. Paving path from school to work

    26 November - 7 December 2018

    ILO CLEAR project (Country Level Engagement and Assistance to Reduce Child Labour) joins forces with Department of Manpower and Employment to train 140 officers on School to Work Transition

  2. Responsible Supply Chains in Asia Project Launch and Stakeholders Engagement

    20 November 2018

    The ILO launches a new project on responsible supply chains in the Philippines with the EU and the OECD to promote corporate social responsibility and responsible business conduct with regard to decent work, international labour standards, environmental sustainability and respect for human rights.

  3. Launch event: India Decent Work Country Programme (2018-2022)

    20 November 2018

    Presentation of the “India Decent Work Country Programme (2018-2022)”. This report highlights the priorities and outcomes that showcase the strategic results framework of the ILO, adapted to national situations and priorities.

  4. Skills and the Future of Work: Strategies for Inclusive Growth in Asia and the Pacific

    19 - 20 November 2018

    The ILO-Korea TVET Forum, 2018 is the second bi-annual forum which has been co-hosted by the ILO and the Ministry of Employment and Labour of the Republic of Korea.

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