16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

Media resources

The 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting of the ILO brought together the ILO’s tripartite constituents from throughout Asia, the Pacific and the Gulf and Arab states. 351 people attended. Government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from 37 countries discussed regional world-of-work priorities and the ILO’s vision for realising decent work from 2016 to 2021.

News from the conference

  1. ILO’s Asia-Pacific labour conference calls for more efforts to achieve equitable economic growth with decent work

    13 December 2016

    The meeting discussed issues affecting employment and the world of work in the Asia, Pacific and Arab States.

  2. Indonesian Vice President opens ILO’s 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    06 December 2016

    Indonesia’s Vice President Mohammad Jusuf Kalla and International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General Guy Ryder opened the ILO’s 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) in Bali, with a call for a greater emphasis on social justice in development.

  3. What kind of world do you want to live in?

    06 December 2016

    “The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offers us a chance to transform the future of work so that it is inclusive, decent and equitable,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder in an Op-ed published in Asia as hundreds of workers', employers’ and governments’ representatives gather at the 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting.

  4. Asia, Pacific and Arab states Ministers meet to discuss job creation, equality and social justice

    02 December 2016

    Policy makers, academics and civil society groups from throughout Asia, the Pacific and the Arab states will meet at the ILO 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting to discuss strategies for creating jobs and promoting equity and decent work.

  5. Decent work and social justice – the APRM must bring a change in mindset

    01 December 2016

    By Tomoko Nishimoto, Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.

  6. ILO’s 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting to take place in Indonesia in December

    09 November 2016

    The APRM will be held in Bali, Indonesia, from 6 to 9 December 2016.

  7. Media accreditation for the 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    16 August 2016

Online exhibition

Decent work is a foundation of inclusive, equitable, sustainable development. It has become an integral part of the global 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (the SDGs). The 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting's multi-media exhibition looks at Decent Work from the viewpoint of both policy makers and ordinary working people.

Photo exhibition

Video exhibition