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)

June 2021

  1. 10th anniversary of the adoption of the ILO’s Domestic Work Convention (No. 189): Report launch

    12 June 2021 - 11 June 2022

    16 June 2021 is the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the ILO’s Domestic Work Convention (No. 189).

  2. COVID-19 Recovery : What role for Trade Unions?

    12 June 2021

    This Workers'Voices will focus on the role to be played by workers and their organizations to shape the recovery policies to build the world post covid.

  3. End Child Labour: Virtual Race 2021

    12 June - 12 July 2021

    The massive campaign will be conducted by the ILO in collaboration with Cause Indonesia, an organization that provides a virtual platform and community, through a virtual race by inviting more than 5,000 participants nationwide to be involved and to be part of the social movement against child labour.

  4. World Day Against Child Labour in the context of International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour in Nepal

    11 June 2021

    The ILO Country Office for Nepal, in collaboration with UNICEF and the Government of Nepal’s Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security, is organizing a national social dialogue event with ILO constituents and development and policy advocacy partners, on the occasion of World Day Against Child Labour 2021.

  5. To eliminate child labour, we fight with its root causes

    10 June 2021

    This is a panel discussion of Mongolian tripartite partners together with UN, ILO and development partners calling for action to eliminate all forms of child labour.

  6. COVID Recovery: How to extend social protection to all?

    8 June 2021

    This session of the Workers'Voices focuses on obstacles and strategies to access to universal social protection to all.

  7. Safety + Health for all for the plantation workers in the tea sector in Assam

    7 June 2021

    A virtual consultation was organized with the Central and State Trade Unions (TUs) to discuss the way forward in improving the Occupational Safety and Health of the plantation workers the tea sector of Assam. It focused on both formal and informal workers including the small tea growers in the value chain.

  8. The Bangladesh National Qualifications Framework (BNQF) approved – a milestone for Bangladesh

    3 June 2021

    The BNQF weaves together general education, technical-vocational education and higher education into a harmonized quality-assured system. It defines pathways and equivalencies, which provide access to qualifications and assist people to move easily and readily between the different education sectors and between these sectors and the labour market.

  9. Planning Session on Bipartite Workplace Social Dialogue Mechanisms in Selected Ecozones and Industries

    2 June 2021

    The ILO-EU Trade for Decent Work Project organized a virtual Planning Session on Bipartite Workplace Social Dialogue Mechanisms in Selected Ecozones and Industries on 2 June 2021. The ILO organized the planning workshop intending to gather leaders and representatives from both the workers and trade unions and the employers and business groups to identify challenges and opportunities for bipartite workplace cooperation, especially ecozone locators and export-oriented micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in the garment, coconut, and sardine sectors.

May 2021

  1. Consultation on the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Labour Market Study

    31 May 2021

    The ILO with the support of the Australian Embassy in the Philippines will hold a research consultation, which aims to contribute to the regional development, including its focus on a responsive and transformative Bangsamoro education system and sustaining economic growth in the region.

  2. Workshop on Public Employment Services and IT Package in Cambodia

    28 May 2021

    The ILO/China Partnership Programme organized an online IT Feasibility workshop with Shanghai JieDa Decision Consulting and National Employment Agency (NEA) of Cambodia on the support for Mobile App development, Employment Information Hall, and Virtual Career Fair platform.

  3. Regional webinar: Making South-East Asia skills and TVET systems future-ready: The role of skills anticipation systems in matching future skills needs in the labour market

    25 May 2021

    The online webinar aims to introduce representatives of government, employers’ and workers’ organizations and educational and training institutions to successful approaches towards skills anticipation and matching.

  4. Launch of the ILO and TESDA pilot training programme on domestic work

    24 May 2021

    The ILO FAIR Project and TESDA launched a pilot training programme on domestic work. Obtaining a National Certificate II (NCII) warrants the importance of a needs-based blended training to prepare Overseas Filipino Workers for skills assessment prior to deployment, and the work and life that await them abroad.

  5. Tripartite Workshop to Discuss the First Draft of the National OSH Strategy

    21 May 2021

    This is the second consultative workshop on the national OSH strategy for Mongolia.

  6. Launch event: Rebuilding Better: Fostering Business Resilience Post-COVID-19

    18 May 2021

    This virtual event will launch the new ILO-JPMorgan Chase Foundation ‘Rebuilding Better’ project, which will provide support services to women entrepreneurs in South-East Asia that have been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  7. South-South Knowledge Sharing Forum on "What works in e-formalization for Asia and the Pacific"

    18 - 20 May 2021

    The Knowledge Sharing Forum provides a platform for tripartite constituents in selected countries in Asia and the Pacific to engage in guided discussions on the potential of digital technologies to contribute to a transition to formality. The Forum will be guided by the principles of South-South and triangular cooperation, and favour peer learning and cross-country exchanges. It will serve as a kick-off to a longer-term research and knowledge-sharing programme.

  8. Follow up meeting of Kathmandu Working Group, a joint platform for Advocacy and Action for homeworkers working in lower tiers of supply chain in Nepal

    14 May 2021

    The meeting discussed on drafting national policy framework for homeworkers and own- account workers and guidelines for the implementation of labour law and social security law for these workers groups.

  9. Training on ILS Reporting

    14 May - 30 November 2021

    Trade4DW project and EU Budget Support Project, both funded by the European Union, are organizing a series of training on application and reporting of ILO conventions which implementation reports are due in 2021/22.

  10. The ILO-MOHRSS Tripartite Seminar on the Forced Labour Convention (No. 29) and Protocol of 2014 to the Forced Labour Convention (P29) held in Beijing

    13 May 2021

  11. ILO strengthens its partnership with the Republic of Korea for 2021 – 2023

    6 May 2021

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