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)

November 2017

  1. 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.

  2. The Pacific Voice for a Just Transition, Job Creation, and Climate Resilience

    7 November 2017

    A High-Level Dialogue of The Republic of Fiji, the COP 23 President, in partnership with the International Labour Organization

October 2017

  1. 10th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labor

    25 - 26 October 2017

    The Forum is convened and hosted by the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment with the support of the ASEAN Secretariat, ILO, IOM, UN Women and the Taskforce on ASEAN Migrant Workers (TFAMW) during 25-26 October 2017 at the Sofitel Plaza Manila Hotel in Manila, Philippines.

  2. Provincial Consultative Workshop on Youth Employment Framework

    18 October 2017

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

  3. The Future of Work We Want: the Workers’ Perspective

    18 - 20 October 2017

  4. 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.

  5. National Consultation on Labour Migration & Fair Recruitment

    11 October 2017

    The ILO is embarking on a project funded by the European Union on ‘Fair Recruitment practices’ - “Global Action to Improve the Recruitment Framework of Labour Migration or REFRAME. In this regard, a national consultation was held in Islamabad on 11th October 2017 to identify the challenges and priorities for action and implementation modalities of this new project”

  6. Provincial Multi-Stakeholder Meetings on Working Condition Improvement in Palm Oil Plantation

    11 - 12 October 2017

    The Provincial multi-stakeholder meetings are conducted as an effort to promote decent work in palm oil plantations, particularly in North Sumatra.

  7. Regional Consultations for the Updating of the National Occupational Safety and Health Profile

    10 October 2017

    The Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC), in partnership with the ILO SafeYouth@Work Project, has been convening a series of regional consultations to gather region and sector-specific inputs from tripartite plus stakeholders for the updating of the national OSH profile. So far, regional consultations have been done in Region III at Clark, Pampanga (July 27, 2017), Region VII in Cebu City (September 29, 2017) and Region IVA in Batangas City (October 10, 2017). Similar consultations will also be convened in the Cordillera Administrative Region and in Region XI in the coming days.

  8. Workshops on establishment of trade union champion networks in IZ/EPZ/EZ in Viet Nam

    10 - 14 October 2017

    50 trade union champions representing for 50 Industrial Zones/ Export processing zones/ Economic Zones (IZs/EPZs/EZs) in Vietnam have gathered together in Quang Ninh and Vung Tau to discuss on establisment and operation of the Trade Union Champions Networks. This is an initiative in the cooperation program under New Industrial RElation Framework Project (NIRF).

  9. Palm Oil Multi-Stakeholder National Dialogue

    10 October 2017

    To develop a joint common action as well as to promote decent work in the palm oil industry in Indonesia, employers' and workers' organizations in collaboration with the ILO is conducting a a palm oil multi-stakeholder national dialogue with the palm oil's multi- stakeholders.

  10. ILO – Sweden Regional Meeting on Promoting Decent Work in Garment Sector Supply Chains in Asia

    10 - 11 October 2017

    Consultation meeting with ILO Constituents (Governments, Employers and Workers) from leading garment producing countries and key stakeholders from the sector, convened by the ILO and the Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok.

  11. Ship to Shore Rights Project in Songkla commits to decent work in Thai fishing and seafood sector

    6 October 2017

    The EU-funded ILO Ship to Shore Rights Project is organizing the ‘Tripartite-plus’ meeting

  12. Pacific Consultation on Alliance 8.7

    4 - 6 October 2017

    Ending child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking and preparing for the 4th Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour

  13. Pacific Consultation on Alliance 8.7

    4 - 6 October 2017

    Ending child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking and preparing for the 4th Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour

  14. Regional Workshop on Anticipating Skills Needs in Facilitating the Transition to a Greener Economy

    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.

September 2017

  1. India-EU Cooperation Dialogue on Migration and Mobility

    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.

  2. 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".

  3. ILO seeks greener future for Bangladesh jobs and employment

    20 September 2017

    Workshop highlights high potential of incorporating green jobs into ILO work in Bangladesh

  4. Seminar on wage inequality in the workplace

    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.

  5. Tripartite Meeting on issues relating to Migrant Fishers

    18 - 22 September 2017

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