Special Session of Heads of State and Government
The proposed topic for the panel is: "Decent work in the 21st century: Asia’s leading role". Asian Heads of State and Government will share their country’s experience of providing decent jobs for their labour force in a period of turbulent economic, social and demographic change and suggest how regional cooperation can facilitate their efforts.
Special Session of Heads of Regional and International Organizations
The proposed topic for the panel is: "Decent work in the 21st century: Making it a reality through strategic partnerships". The Heads of Regional and International Organizations and senior representatives of workers and employers organizations will highlight examples where strategic partnerships and cooperation among the tripartite partners and with other regional and international organizations and civil society groups at national or regional levels have promoted decent work, identify constraints and suggest ways for strengthening partnerships.
Special Session for Labour Ministers
This session hosted by the Minister of Labour of the Republic of Korea will provide the opportunity for Labour Ministers to discuss the theme of "Developing workers’ skills for decent jobs in a globalization context".