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)

October 2017

  1. The 2017 Viet Nam Industrial Relations Forum

    16 - 20 October 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. The IR Forum tentatively planned in 3rd week of October 2017, the exact date will be confirmed at later stage.

  2. 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.

  3. Regional meeting on promoting Decent Work in garment sector supply chains in Asia

    10 - 11 October 2017

    The ILO and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) are to convene a consultation meeting with ILO Constituents (Governments, Employers and Workers) from leading garment producing countries and key stakeholders from the sector.

  4. 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. Dialogue on Mobility and Migration, EU-India Common Agenda for Migration and Mobility (CAMM)

    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. 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.

  4. Tripartite Meeting on issues relating to Migrant Fishers

    18 - 22 September 2017

  5. Regional Capacity Building Workshop of Asia-Pacific Countries on Work Statistics in Rural Areas for the Promotion of Decent Work

    11 - 15 September 2017

    The Statistics Department and the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific of the International Labour Organization (ILO) are organizing a “Regional Capacity Building Workshop of Asia-Pacific Countries on Work Statistics in Rural Areas for the Promotion of Decent Work”. The main objective of this training workshop is to strengthen the capacities of technical staff of national statistical offices on the measurement of key indicators of decent work and SDGs disaggregated by geographic area (rural and urban area), based on the implementation of international statistical standards adopted by the International Conference of Labour Statisticians (ICLS).

  6. ILO - Ministry of Manpower Forum: Two-year Implementation of Social Security for Workers in the Digitalization Era

    7 September 2017

    Social Protection is a priority area of ILO constituents in Indonesia as listed on the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP). The importance of developing a national social security system that provides adequate protection for all was reaffirmed at the High Level Tripartite Dialogue on Employment, Industrial Relations and Social Security held in Jakarta in August 2016.

  7. Thailand National Tripartite Preparatory Workshop for the 10th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    5 September 2017

    National tripartite preparatory workshops for the 10th AFML will be held in several ASEAN Member States (AMS) to take stock on the progress of stakeholders in implementing the previous AFML recommendations and to discuss the themes of the 10th AFML. Organization of these preparatory workshops is supported by the TRIANGLE in ASEAN. TRIANGLE in ASEAN (2015-2025) is a partnership between the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Global Affairs Canada, and the ILO.

  8. XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work: A Global Forum for Prevention

    3 - 6 September 2017

    The ILO, the Ministry of Manpower of Singapore (MoM) and the International Social Security Association (ISSA) are jointly organizing the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health 2017.

August 2017

  1. Provincial Youth Consultation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

    29 August 2017

    The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in collaboration with Prime Minister’s Youth Programme (PMYP) and the ILO will hold a Provincial Consultative workshop on the National Youth Employment Framework in Peshawar. This is the first in a series of consultations in developing provincial youth employment strategies. The National Youth Employment Framework includes seven thematic areas of action including: 1) Education and Training 2) Employment opportunities at provincial level 3) Youth Employment in Rural Value Chains 4) Youth Employment in Mega Development Projects 5) Overseas Employment of Youth 6) Self-employment and Enterprise Development and 7) Social Protection for unemployed Youth.

  2. 9th Meeting of the Pakistan Buyers’ Forum

    23 August 2017

    The 9th meeting of the Pakistan Buyers’ Forum will be held at Avari Hotel in Lahore on 23 August 2017. The meeting will cobe co-convened by the ILO, IFC and the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Pakistan. The key features of the meeting are sessions with ILO the Better Work teamProgram team and Industry Associations. The purpose is to reflect on challenges and opportunities in the Textile and garment sectors in Pakistan. The programme also includes presentations on sustainability projects; regional interventions on Life and Building Safety, and ILO project on Labour and Environmental Standards and Compliance in Pakistan. ILO and IFC will share information about their mapping initiatives on ‘Private Compliances’ and ‘Market Segmentation’.

  3. Awareness raising event on ILO conventions C-87, C-98 and C-155

    18 August 2017

    All Pakistan Labour Federation with financial support of ILO is spreading the importance of increased trade unionism, collective bargaining and occupational safety and health for promoting decent work and thus industrial peace in the perspective of GSP Plus and international competitiveness of the country.

  4. ILO welcomes new expatriates ministry secretary

    10 August 2017

    ILO Country Director and migration team welcome new secretary

  5. Role of business in building a resilient future in crisis and disaster

    10 - 11 August 2017

    The ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP), the Country office for the Philippines (CO-Manila) and Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) held a joint workshop to discuss the role of business and its organizations in building a resilient future in Mindanao through support for enterprise growth, job promotion and investment strategies.

  6. Book Launching and Monologues: “Inspiring Life Stories of Indonesian Domestic Workers”

    10 August 2017

    The development of information and communication technologies, specifically the Internet, has led to the emergence of citizen journalism which means the active role of citizens in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating news and information.

  7. National Tripartite Consultation of the Sri Lanka Decent Work Country Programme Review (DWCP 2013-2017)

    6 August 2017

    National tripartite consultation workshop scheduled to take place on the 11th August 2017 at the Renuka Hotel from 8.45am – 1.00pm to share the preliminary findings of the review of DWCP 2013-2017

  8. Round-table discussion on modern forms of slavery

    4 August 2017

    ILO provided information on various forms and manifestations of modern slavery, ongoing work on it and the opportunities, issues and challenges in providing a coherent, coordinated and systematic response.

Follow us:

Follow us:
  1. RSS: Events and meetings