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)

December 2023

  1. 3rd ILO-Korea TVET Forum: Skills Development for an Inclusive Future for Asia and the Pacific Region

    7 - 8 December 2023

    The 3rd ILO-Korea TVET Forum, co-hosted by the ILO, the Ministry of Employment and Labour of the Republic of Korea and KOREATECH, provides a platform in the continuation of support towards the region’s efforts in achieving inclusive future through enhanced skills and lifelong learning.

  2. Heroes among Us: Celebrating Differences in Ability and Expression

    6 - 10 December 2023

    Globally, people with disability, excelling in various fields from art and culture to technology and sports, often have their potential underestimated by the broader society. This exhibition will help dismantle preconceptions by revealing the profound abilities of artists with disabilities.

  3. Advancing an Inclusive Financial Ecosystem that Enables Responsible Digital Wage Payments for SMEs and Workers in Indonesia: an OJK-ILO Workshop

    6 December 2023

    The workshop is intended to facilitate discussions on the challenges and opportunities faced by financial and payroll service providers in responsibly transitioning to digital wage payments.

November 2023

  1. XXIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work: Shaping Change

    27 - 30 November 2023

    The XXIII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work (WCSHW), jointly organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Government of Australia, Safework New South Wales and the International Social Security Association (ISSA), will be held in Australia, 27-30 November 2023. The theme of this year's World Congress is “Shaping change. Collaborating for a heathier and safer world of work”.

  2. Conclave on Promotion of Sustainable Enterprises for Local Development

    24 November 2023

    The conclave aims to bring together policymakers, industry leaders, MSMEs, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders from India and other emerging economies with the objective of sustainable, resilient and inclusive development and Decent Work for All.

  3. ILO Regional Actuarial Valuation Training

    20 - 24 November 2023

    The ILO is organising the first Regional Actuarial Valuation Training in Bangkok from 20 -24 November 2023 to provide support to the actuarial valuation process and the role of those managing and contributing to this process within social security institutions

  4. The Launch of ILO-KataData Survey on Knowledge, Perception and Behaviour on Care Work

    15 November 2023

    The main aim of the event is to launch the key findings of the Care Work survey and to demonstrate the knowledge, perception and behaviour of the public at large (the society) towards issues related to employment and care work as well as shared obligations on care work.

  5. Mongolian journalists speak for human rights and abolition of forced labour

    11 November 2023

    In cooperation with the National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia (NHRCM), the ILO is organizing a meeting on forced labour and human rights with journalists and media professionals. Among others, the meeting aims at introducing the ILO media toolkit on forced labour and fair recruitment and promoting the upcoming training for journalists. The meeting is co-funded by the ILO Bridge II project.

  6. Subregional Labour Law Training

    7 - 8 November 2023

    Through the support of the Promoting the implementation of ILO Standards in Pacific Island Countries (PILS Project) funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, the ILO Country office for Pacific Island Countries is facilitating a subregional training workshop on labour law to support these countries’ goals.

October 2023

  1. Financial Inclusion Months Hybrid Seminar

    27 October 2023

    Improve the role of BPRs in supporting financial access for MSMEs and financial education in the digital era

  2. “Enhancing the effectiveness of legal pathways for labour migration in ASEAN”

    25 - 26 October 2023

    As the 2023 ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers Chair, Indonesia organizes the 16th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour from 25-26 October 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

  3. Launch of the National Action Plan on Preventing and Handling HIV/AIDS at Workplace 2024-2028

    18 October 2023

    The Indonesian Ministry of Manpower, with support from the ILO, launched the National Action Plan on Preventing and Handling HIV/AIDS at Workplace 2024-2028 as part of the effort to reach the goal of Ending AIDS in Indonesia by 2030.

  4. Breaking Barriers, Building Futures: ASEAN Regional Dialogue on Young People’s Skills, Employability and Transition to Decent Work

    17 - 18 October 2023

    The event is co-organized by the ASEAN Secretariat, the International Labour Organization (ILO), and UNICEF in collaboration with the UNDP, UNESCO, and UN Women, through the endorsement of the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Youth (SOMY).

  5. Sub-Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Occupational Safety and Health in the promotion of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work

    3 - 4 October 2023

    The ILO/Japan Multi-bilateral Programme is organizing the Sub-Regional Workshop on Mainstreaming Occupational Safety and Health in the promotion of Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work. The workshop will provide opportunities for workers’ and employers’ organizations to increase knowledge on OSH and FPRW, identify challenges and opportunities to protect and promote FPRW, and develop action plans on the promotion of FPRW by mainstreaming OSH.

  6. The Field Visit of Childcare Services and the 4th Consultative Meeting of Road Map and National Action Plan on Care Economy

    2 - 3 October 2023

    The main aim of the event is to learn from local initiatives on various approaches of child-care services provided by different types of stakeholders.

September 2023

  1. 7th Regional Skills Technical Working Group (RSTWG) Meeting 2023

    28 - 29 September 2023

    The 7th Regional Skills Technical Working Group (RSTWG) Meeting will be held on 28-29 September 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand. With Thailand as the ATC Vice-Chair and co-host, this meeting aims to provide updates on the MRS initiative and the pathways of strengthening MRS moving forward.

  2. ILO launched a new project to promote transition to formality in Mongolia

    27 September 2023

    On 27 September 2023, the International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the Formalization of the Informal Economy Project in Mongolia. The project will provide technical assistance to the tripartite constituents of Mongolia in implementing an integrated approach to formalization.

  3. Forum on Green Jobs: Transitioning to a Green and Blue Economy - Learning from North Sulawesi

    26 - 28 September 2023

    The overall objective of the Green Jobs Forum in North Sulawesi is to facilitate the transition towards a green and blue economy by fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovative approaches among stakeholders.

  4. 2023 Technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN

    25 - 26 September 2023

    Collection of International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) data in ASEAN is done annually together with the help of a network of focal points in national institutions in all ten ASEAN Member States. This network of focal points was established in 2013 and has since met nearly annually. The “2023 Technical Meeting of Focal Points on ILMS in ASEAN” will be the ninth such convening. The meeting will take place convened on 25 and 26 September 2023 as an online meeting, with Thailand-based participants joining in-person in Bangkok.

  5. National Tripartite Preparatory Workshops for the 16th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    19 September - 24 October 2023

    National tripartite preparatory workshops for the 16th AFML will be held in several ASEAN Member States to take stock on the progress of stakeholders in implementing the previous AFML recommendations and to discuss the theme of the 16th AFML.

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