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 2018

  1. Regional Workshop on Quality Apprenticeship

    10 - 14 December 2018

    The Regional Workshop on Quality Apprenticeship will help enhance mutual learning on quality apprenticeships and work experience measures so as to better assist young people in their transitions from school to decent employment.

November 2018

  1. ILO/Korea TVET Forum, 2018 Skills and the Future of Work: Strategies for Inclusive Growth in Asia and the Pacific

    19 - 20 November 2018

    The ILO/Korea TVET Forum, 2018 will be the second bi-annual forum which has been co-hosted by the ILO and the Ministry of Employment and Labour of the Republic of Korea.

  2. 2nd ILO/Korea TVET Forum 2018 Skills and the Future of Work: Strategies for Inclusive Growth in Asia and the Pacific

    19 - 20 November 2018

    The 2nd ILO/Korea TVET Forum in 2018 will be the second bi-annual forum which has been co-hosted by the ILO and the Ministry of Employment and Labour of the Republic of Korea. The 2018 Forum will take the debates from the previous events, such as the APRM and the 2016 Forum, to the next level with a focused discussion of selected key skills challenges in light of the future of work and propose enabling strategies for inclusive growth and future in the region.

  3. Myanmar Entrepreneur Day

    16 - 17 November 2018

    The Myanmar’s Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) management-training programme is organizing the “Entrepreneur Day 2018” to mobilise the business community and private stakeholders to support local economic development.

  4. Regional Conference on Reducing Youth Unemployment: ASEAN’s Response to the Future of Work in Digital Economy

    15 - 16 November 2018

    Youth unemployment is a multi-sectoral issue comprising education, economy, social protection and labour. Given this condition, the project focuses on and intends to share information, best practices as well as data on progress with the overall goal of improving labour market outcomes of youth.

October 2018

  1. Start Your Business Training Workshop for Transgender Persons in Indonesia

    30 October - 3 November 2018

    The objective of the workshop is to promote the rights of transgender people in Indonesia, especially to reach transgender people in starting the business.

  2. Consultation on EU-India Employers’ Perspective on Skill Shortages and Talent Mobility

    30 October 2018

    Consultation meeting organized by the ILO under the EU- India Cooperation and Dialogue on Migration and Mobility project.

  3. 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    29 - 30 October 2018

    The 11th ASEAN Forum on Labour Migration (AFML) is convened and hosted by the Government of Singapore with the support of the ASEAN Secretariat, ILO, IOM, UN Women and the Taskforce on ASEAN Migrant Workers.

  4. National Consultation on National Vocational Qualification Framework

    22 October 2018

    Together with the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission, ILO Migration Skills Project organize a National Consultation on National Vocational Qualification Framework

  5. “Department of Labour Sri Lanka strategises for the next five years”

    19 - 20 October 2018

    The Department of Labour, Sri Lanka will embark on formulating a strategic plan for the next five years.

  6. Indonesian and Refugee Youth Entrepreneurship Training: Participants' Meeting with Local Entrepreneurs

    19 October 2018

    The objective of the meeting to hold further discussions with the participants on the Community Based Enterprise Development (C-BED) training approach; and to inspire, motivate participants and facilitate linkages between the participants and local entrepreneurs for preparation to start the second module on developing business ideas.

  7. Lao Tripartite Preparatory Workshop for the 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    18 October 2018

    National tripartite preparatory workshops for the 11th AFML will be held in several ASEAN Member States (AMS) to take stock on the progress of stakeholders in implementing the previous AFML recommendations and to discuss the themes of the 11th AFML. Organization of these preparatory workshops is supported by the TRIANGLE in ASEAN. TRIANGLE in ASEAN (2015-2025) is a partnership between the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Global Affairs Canada, and the ILO.

  8. SCORE Side-forum on the Development of Enterprise OSH Management System at the 9th China International Forum on Work Safety

    17 October 2018

    The Ministry of Emergency Management, People’s Government of Zhejiang Province, China and the ILO jointly organize the 9th China International Forum on Work Safety from 16-17 October in Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province.

  9. Second Focus Group Discussion on the Development of a More Effective Industrial Relations Dispute Settlement Mechanism in Indonesia

    11 October 2018

    The main objective of the Focus Group Discussion is to gather inputs on the first draft of the policy paper on the development of a more effective dispute settlement mechanism in Indonesia, in order to inform the subsequent draft.

  10. Regional Planning Meeting for Promoting ASEAN Women Migrant Workers’ Rights through Organizing

    11 - 12 October 2018

  11. ILO to strengthen natural disaster resilience of communities

    11 October 2018

    The ILO Country office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives will be hosting a National Project Briefing on the pilot project on flood and drought resilience in Ratnapura, Kaluthara, and Kilinochchi districts under its flagship programme "Jobs for Peace and Resilience".

  12. Promoting National Apprenticeship through Social Media Training

    8 - 9 October 2018

    The objective of this training is to strengthen capacity of youth (apprentices and union representatives) on social media so they are able to promote National Apprenticeship Program using their own experiences during the apprenticeship program.

  13. Managing the Inspectorate for Strategic Labour Laws Compliance Executive Course

    3 October 2018 - 5 October 2017

    Regional managers of DOLE gained better understanding on legal and technical aspects of labour inspection to help improve quality, consistency and policy coherence of decisions and enforcement powers. With the support of the ILO USDOL Project on Building the Capacity of the Philippines Labour Inspectorate, the course further contributed to strategically managing the labour inspectorate for improved labour laws compliance, based on inspection data and labour market information.

  14. Myanmar Tripartite Preparatory Workshop for the 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    3 October 2018

    National tripartite preparatory workshops for the 11th AFML will be held in several ASEAN Member States (AMS) to take stock on the progress of stakeholders in implementing the previous AFML recommendations and to discuss the themes of the 11th AFML. Organization of these preparatory workshops is supported by the TRIANGLE in ASEAN. TRIANGLE in ASEAN (2015-2025) is a partnership between the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Global Affairs Canada, and the ILO.

  15. National Multi-sector Policy Forum on Labour Migration

    2 October 2018

    National Multi-sector Policy Forum on Labour Migration, will be hosted by the Ministry of Telecommunications, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment on the 2nd October 2018 at the Galle Face Hotel.

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