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)

May 2017

  1. The Meeting for the Development of the Workplan to Implement the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) - Malaysia Trade Union Congress (MTUC) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

    14 - 17 May 2017

    The MOU aims on increasing protection of Vietnamese migrant workers in Malaysia

April 2017

  1. Workshop on statistics for informal economy

    5 April 2017

    With the collaboration of the General Statistics Office of Viet Nam (GSO) and the Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA), the event is organized with the aim to facilitate discussions between the main stakeholders to build a consensus about the main characteristics of informal employment in Viet Nam.

  2. Symposium on Strategic Labour Law Compliance in Indonesia through the Labour Inspection System

    4 - 6 April 2017

    Given the range of national experience and innovation on labour inspection as well as private compliance, including in Indonesia, this proposed Symposium is an opportunity for the Indonesian Government together with its social partners to further discuss an overall strategy for workplace compliance through labour inspection that corresponds to the labour market and governance characteristics of the country.

March 2017

  1. Dissemination workshop: ILO's study on improving social security inspection

    31 March 2017

    The ILO/Japan Project “Extending social security in ASEAN” (ESSA) project provides direct support for Viet Nam to conduct a policy-oriented study aimed at enhancing the social security inspection with the view of improving compliance of social security laws for an increased social insurance coverage. Based on this study, recommendations for improving social security inspections in Viet Nam were identified and will be shared for discussion with national stakeholders.

  2. Assessing the effects of trade on employment

    29 - 31 March 2017

    The ILO STRENGTHEN Project in the Philippines will hold a technical training workshop to enhance skills through use of tools, methods and models for an empirical analysis of the effects of trade on employment.

  3. National high-level workshop on Extension of Social Security Coverage in Vietnam

    29 March 2017

    The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) of Viet Nam requested ILO’s technical support to develop the Master Plan on Social Insurance Reform (MPSIR). ILO has agreed with MOLISA to co-organize a high-level policy dialogue workshop on extension of social protection coverage, with the participants from senior leader of the Government, MOLISA, related national stakeholders, development partners, and research institute.

  4. Training workshop on administration of social protection programmes

    27 - 30 March 2017

    This is an activity under the framework of ILO – Irish Aid Partnership programme: Inclusive Growth, Social Protection and Jobs. The training workshop is to enable participants to develop a thorough understanding of the essential principles that promote and support good administration practices for social protection programmes in Viet Nam.

  5. Extending Social Protection Coverage in Indonesia: Improving Social Security Inspection

    24 March 2017

    The progressive implementation of the National Social Security Law (Law No. 40/2004) aims to extend social security coverage for the whole population in the areas of health, work injury, old age, and death of the breadwinner.

  6. Inspection functions and operation

    24 March 2017

    The tripartite workshop to review the implementation of Decree 39/2013/ND-CP in Labour Inspection functions and operation. The workshop is to be held in Ha Noi on 24 March 2017.

  7. Training of Trainers on Work Improvement in Small Construction Sites (WISCON)

    22 - 25 March 2017

    Recognizing the need to address the decent work deficits faced by the construction sector workers in Nepal, the ILO is providing technical support to the relevant stakeholders in the construction sector and promote decent work through formalization of the informal economy.

  8. Decent Work Country Diagnostics consultation and validation workshop

    21 March 2017

    The ILO will bring together government agencies, workers and employers organizations, key stakeholders and partners to validate initial findings of the Decent Work Country Diagnostics. Indicative priorities and challenges from the Diagnostics will serve as input to the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP).

  9. ILO/NBS Workshop on Labour Statistics

    20 - 23 March 2017

    The workshop aims to improve the quality of China's Labour Force Survey and data collection.

  10. Organizing & Collective bargaining for decent work for workers in precarious employment situations

    17 - 18 March 2017

    This two day residential training workshop is aimed at reviewing organizing and collective bargaining initiatives of the trade unions in Indonesia. It is a follow up on the work initiated in 2016 with four garments sector federations and will be expanded to cover unions from electronics, auto, chemicals and construction sector.

  11. Building Domestic Workers Skill as an Entry to Decent Work for Domestic Workers

    15 March 2017

    • The skills development and professional recognition of domestic workers play an important role in promoting decent work for domestic workers. Skills training can help raise the status of domestic worker as a recognized profession. This, in turn, would improve domestic workers’ employability and prospects for better employment condition.

  12. Regional Workshop on Consultation, Co-operation and Collective Bargaining in the Garment Sector in Asia

    15 - 16 March 2017

    The ILO’s Labour Standards in Global Supply Chains (LSGSC) project and the GIZ-implemented Social and Labour Standards in the Textile and Garment Sector in Asia (SLSG) Project will host a two-day workshop on consultation, co-operation, and collective bargaining in the garment sector in Asia. The workshop will be held in Bangkok on March 15-16, 2017.

  13. ILO/MOHRSS Experts Meeting on Monitoring and Evaluation Approaches and Systems Relevant to Youth Employment and Training on Monitoring and Evaluation of Youth Employment Interventions in China

    14 - 16 March 2017

    The ILO CO-Beijing is collaborating with the Institute of Labour Studies, the Ministry of Human Resource and Social Protection (MOHRSS) to organize an expert meeting to discuss the monitoring and evaluation approaches for China’s youth employment policies.

  14. ILO/CEC Training Workshop on Issues and Risks in Labour Relations: Challenges for Collective Bargaining for Employers

    13 - 14 March 2017

    The workshop is to develop a better understanding of the risks and challenges in labour relations faced by employers, promote proactive approaches to risk prevention, and strengthen social dialogue, including collective bargaining, in order to tackle the challenges.

  15. International Labour Standards and Thai Trade Unions Agenda for Labour Law Reforms

    10 March 2017

    The Government of Thailand is currently discussing labour law reforms. This meeting aims to faciliate trade unions review of main issues in regard to labour laws reforms, develop a joint agenda for social dialogue with the government and plan for follow up actions to promote labour law reforms in line with principles of freedom of association and recommendations of ILO’s Committee on Freedom of Association.

  16. SCORE Experience Sharing Meeting in Deqing

    9 March 2017

    09 March 2017, the ILO Country Office for China and Mongolia (ILO CO-Beijing) and the State Administration for Work Safety (SAWS) co-organized SCORE Experience Sharing Meeting in Deqing, Huzhou of Zhejiang province.

  17. 329th Session of the Governing Body

    9 - 24 March 2017

    Worker, employer and government representatives of the executive body of the ILO will discuss global employment and social challenges, review basic labour rights and the ILO programme and budget proposals for 2018-19.

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