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)
8 January 2020 - 31 January 2021
National Skills Development Authority (NSDA), with the technical and financial support from ILO’s Skills 21 project, will conduct a review and updating of the NSDP 2011. The review process will be inclusive, participatory and reflecting the views and recommendations of the stakeholders.
7 January 2020
A national consultation on the road map to ratify the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189).
Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) Workshop on In Business Soft Skills Training with Industry Associations
7 - 8 January 2020
The workshop seeks to introduce industry associations to the In Business Soft Skills Training and the different methodologies on peer facilitated trainings for women in STEM-related occupations.
18 December 2019
ILO’s European Union-funded project Skills 21 has taken an initiative to create a Sector Wide Approach for the TVET sector for Skills Development.
National Dialogue -- The Future of Digital and Distance Learning: Accelerating The Use of Technology to Deliver Quality Skills Development in Rural Areas
18 December 2019
The event will further discuss about the future of digital and distance learning in Indonesia.
17 - 18 December 2019
The International Conference to Commemorate International Migrants Day will be held on 17-18 December 2019 at the Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.
12 December 2019
With the common objective of promoting sustainability, inclusivity, productivity and competitiveness in the agriculture sector, EuroCham Myanmar (EuroCham), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are collaborating in convening the Agrobusiness Forum 2019, focused on promoting good agricultural practices and responsible supply chain management among agrobusinesses operating in Myanmar. www.rscaprogramme.org/myanmar
12 December 2019
Sri Lanka national consultation on home based and informal workers in global supply chains
11 - 12 December 2019
The ILO through its Women in STEM Programme gathered TVET experts and representatives’ of government from Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia to discuss the integration of STEM skills into TVET education and training in Southeast Asia
9 - 10 December 2019
Building a common platform and strengthening the collective voice of trade unions through joint actions in 2020
8 - 10 December 2019
Information and awareness on fair recruitment to aspiring migrant workers, their families and the wider community was provide by the National Trade Union Federation, in association with the ILO, through three one-day fairs in Sri Lanka, which brought national and local government officials, trade unions and migrant associations, as well as local civil society organisations.
5 December 2019
Knowledge sharing on two sectors of opportunity and challenge for Sri Lanka's labour force.
3 December 2019
Tripartite workshop convened by the Ministry of Labour to review and finalise the draft National Occupational Safety and Health Programme, with the technical assistance of the ILO in Colombo on 03 December 2019.
Asia-Arab States and Africa Inter-regional meeting on safe and fair migration for women migrant workers
3 - 4 December 2019
From 3 to 4 December 2019, in Bangkok, the ILO and UN Women hosted the inter-regional meeting, titled ‘Labour mobility between Asia and the Arab States: Sharing of experiences and progress under the Bali Declaration with specific focus on women migrant workers’.
Effective regional policy engagement for Pacific Trades Unions on Just Transition for Climate Sustainability
28 November 2019
A Regional workshop organized by the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries in collaboration with the Australia People for Health, Education and Development Abroad (APHEDA)
28 - 29 November 2019
The large majority of employment for both women and men is found in SMEs and the key to sustainable economic development that leads to effective poverty reduction lies in competitive and growing SMEs.
27 November 2019
The ILO, tripartite partners (government, worker's and employer's organization) and other key stakeholders will gather in Hanoi to assess achievements, discuss challenges and brainstorm on a range of policy solutions leading to the future of work Vietnam wants to achieve.
Workshop on Validation of Final Draft: National Occupational Safety and Health Programme 2020 – 2024
26 November 2019
The Workshop is a key collaboration activity between ILO Jakarta and the Ministry of Manpower. In the workshop, based on previous meetings, the MOM staff will present final draft of the National OSH Programmes 2020 – 2024.
Nepal: National Capacity Building and Planning Workshop for Stakeholders of Home Based Workers and Informal Workers in Supply Chains
21 November 2019
The two-day workshop was aimed to build capacity, create a common understanding and concertize possible actions on the issue of home workers, home-based workers, and other workers in the informal economy, who are part of global supply chains.
20 November 2019
Skills 21 project-conducted a series of policy dialogue orientation workshops to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and ideas on National Skills Development Policy.