Brunei Darussalam resources

June 2023

  1. Jobs and global supply chains in South-East Asia

    South-East Asia has become a key player in global supply chains (GSCs) during recent decades, and the region’s participation in GSCs has had a profound impact on labour markets. The region has become increasingly dependent on GSCs for employment despite some short periods of sharp volatility and setbacks, including in 2020, the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 2023

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    ILO welcomes ASEAN Declaration protecting migrant workers and families in crisis situations

    18 April 2023

    The Declaration is an important step towards reducing vulnerability and enhancing welfare of migrant workers in the region.

March 2023

  1. Consultation workshops on ASEAN Declaration and ASEAN Guidelines on Protection of Migrant Workers and Family Members in Crisis Situations

    13 - 14 March 2023

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme supported two consultation workshops hosted by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) of Indonesia. The workshops brought together about 140 representatives of a range of government departments and ASEAN bodies, as well as other tripartite plus stakeholders from ASEAN Member States to discuss protection of migrant workers and family members in crisis situations.

  2. Technical consultation on Development of ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers

    9 - 10 March 2023

    ILO is supporting the Government of Cambodia in hosting the first technical consultation on development of ASEAN Guidelines on Portability of Social Security Benefits for Migrant Workers.

  3. Regional operational guidelines on fair and ethical recruitment in ASEAN. Improving regulation and enforcement: A resource for regulators

    The regional operational guidelines provide guidance to government regulators on fair recruitment practices, licensing private recruitment agencies, monitoring recruitment processes, and acting on complaints related to the recruitment process. Developed within the framework of the ILO general principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment, these regional operational guidelines are relevant to both countries of origin and destination.

February 2023

  1. Third Joint Dialogue on labour migration between the ASEAN Confederation of Employers and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (24 February 2023)

    24 February 2023

    The ASEAN Confederation of Employers (ACE) and the ASEAN Trade Union Council (ATUC) and their country level affiliates are meeting in Tokyo, Japan on 24 February 2023 for a Third Joint Dialogue on labour migration.

January 2023

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    Promoting the Global Development Initiative with a Focus on South-South Cooperation in Employment in ASEAN

    1 January - 31 December 2023

    The Project aims to strengthen partnership that fosters South-South Cooperation, through the joint effort of China’s Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) and the ILO, by promoting implementation of the Decent Work Agenda in the fields of high-quality employment, public employment services and entrepreneurship development.

December 2022

  1. Agenda: International Migrants Day Conference 2022

    16 December 2022

    The Asian Research Centre for Migration, based in the Institute of Asian Studies in Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with the ILO, IOM and the Stockholm Environment Institute will host the annual conference to celebrate International Migrants Day on 16 December 2022

  2. International Migrants Day and Launch of Lessons learned: Building migrant women’s groups and networks

    18 December 2022

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme is organizing an event for International Migrants Day with the theme “Towards stronger and resilient communities through effective protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers”.

  3. Achieving fair and ethical recruitment: Improving regulation and enforcement in the ASEAN region

    This report focuses on the efforts of ASEAN Member States to foster fair and ethical recruitment. It maps the laws and regulations, and moreover, the enforcement mechanisms States have employed, and reviews evidence of the results achieved.