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)

November 2018

  1. 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.

October 2018

  1. 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.

  2. Promoting National Apprenticeship through Social Media Training

    2 - 3 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.

  3. Cambodia Tripartite Preparatory Workshop for the 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    2 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.

September 2018

  1. Indonesian Tripartite Preparatory Workshop for the 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    27 September 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.

  2. Piloting In Business Soft Skill Modules and Methodologies with Private Sector and Local NGOs

    26 September - 4 October 2018

    The Project’s soft skills training, namely the In Business Soft Skill Training Suite, has gained attention from a few private companies and local organizations that have shown interest to integrate the training modules into their human resource practices.

  3. “Towards a National OSH Programme for Sri Lanka”

    25 September 2018

    National Tripartite Workshop on Development of National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Programme of Sri Lanka

  4. Malaysia Roundtable Discussion for the 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    24 September 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.

  5. Workshop on Role of Trade Unions on Job Creation Issues in Indonesia

    19 September 2018

    Based on Presidential Instruction No. 9/2016 on the revitalization of vocational education to improve the competitiveness and quality of workforce, five ministers signed a MoU on 29 November 2016. The MoU outlined a commitment to better align industries to competency-based vocational education and training.

  6. Indonesia Business Forum

    18 - 20 September 2018

    The forum will highlight progress made by national actors in addressing the top labour issues affecting the garment sector and the common approaches being adopted to achieve greater impact.

  7. National Project Advisory Committee for Indonesia - SAFE & FAIR: Realizing women migrant workers’ rights and opportunities in the ASEAN region

    17 September 2018

    The National Project Advisory Committee (PAC) for Indonesia will provide technical and strategic guidance and governance to SAFE & FAIR at the country level and ensure that the project remains aligned with country priorities and national frameworks.

  8. Thailand Tripartite Preparatory Workshop for the 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    14 September 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.

  9. Discussion on emerging technologies and the future of work in India

    13 September 2018

    A look at how the world of work is changing in India given onset of fourth industrial revolution

  10. The Future of Work in Sri Lanka

    7 September 2018

    The first meeting of the Technology Foresight Group on the Future of Work in Sri Lanka, will be held on September 7th (Friday), 2018 at Movenpick Hotel, Colombo.

  11. National Bipartite Dialogue between the Indonesia Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) and the Trade Union Network in Palm Oil

    7 September 2018

    The dialogue is aimed to establish and or agree on social dialogue platform at the national level, specifically between the palm oil employers association (GAPKI) with the trade unions in palm oil industry in Indonesia.

  12. Training on Effective Collective Bargaining in Pilot Palm Oil Plantations

    5 - 10 September 2018

    The overall objective of the training workshops is to enhance the institutional capacity of social partners in formulating effective and inclusive collective bargaining agreements (CBAs). They will focus on improving participants’ understanding and knowledge of good-faith bargaining, and enhancing their capacity to negotiate and formulate effective CBAs.

  13. Official launch of Local Empowerment through Economic Development and Reconciliation Project

    5 September 2018

    The ILO, together with the Embassies of Australia and Norway, and the Government of Sri Lanka, is launching the next phase of the Local Empowerment through Economic Development and Reconciliation project

  14. National Workshop on Wage System

    4 - 5 September 2018

    The main objective of the workshop is to promote dialogue amongst the tripartite constituents and relevant stakeholders on development of a national system for determining above-minimum wages, in particular with regard to legal framework, institutions, and mechanisms.

  15. Philippines National Tripartite Preparatory Workshop for The 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    4 September 2018

    National Tripartite Preparatory Workshop for The 11th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour 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.

August 2018

  1. ILO Mini Business Clinic: Building Productive, Safe and Healthy Businesses for Indonesian Small and Medium Enterprises

    28 August 2018

    Employing more than 95 per cent of the world’s working population, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are the main source of employment in developing countries, including Indonesia.

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