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)

August 2019

  1. ILO 100 years – Journey for Social Justice: "Shared ideals of Ho Chi Minh and ILO towards decent work for all”

    27 August 2019

July 2019

  1. Pacific tripartite high level forum on climate change and decent work

    24 - 26 July 2019

    Following the adoption of the ILO's centenary declaration, government, workers and employers representatives from 11 Pacific Islands, Australia and New Zealand will meet to discuss how to develop a human-centered approach to the future of work in the Pacific region.

  2. Workers Capacity Strengthening & Project Consultation Workshop

    17 - 19 July 2019

    Supported by the project: Increased capacities of employers’ and workers’ Organisations to participate effectively in the development of social and labour policy

  3. Review of Policies and Actions for the Integration of the Youth into Trade Unions: A global Survey

    12 - 31 July 2019

  4. Strengthening bi-partite social dialogue mechanisms for enhanced workplace cooperation

    11 - 12 July 2019

    The ILO’s tripartite constituents in Sri Lanka have identified the strengthening of social dialogue and workplace cooperation as a critical factor for improved dispute resolution. The Department of Labour has engaged employers and trade unions on labour dispute settlement at enterprise-level in the past. However, this has not been successful due to differing interests of employers and trade unions.

  5. Seminar on sharing of Good Practices on Migration Governance

    10 July 2019

    A one day seminar on Sharing of Good Practices on Migration and Governance is being held under the EU-India Cooperation and Dialogue on Migration and Mobility Project implemented by the ILO, in partnership with the ICMPD and India Centre for Migration.

  6. Enhanced Dispute Resolution through Enterprise-level Grievance Handling Mechanisms

    8 - 9 July 2019

    The ILO’s tripartite constituents in Sri Lanka have identified the strengthening of social dialogue and workplace cooperation as a critical factor for improved dispute resolution. The Department of Labour has engaged employers and trade unions on labour dispute settlement at enterprise-level in the past. However, this has not been successful due to differing interests of employers and trade unions.

  7. Provincial Workshops on Strategic Compliance Planning for Labour Inspectors with a focus on Indonesia's Fishing Sector

    8 - 14 July 2019

    In Indonesia, an ongoing Government priority is to improve decent working conditions in the fishing sector, including through better enforcement by the labour inspectorate and strengthened coordination with other relevant regulators.

  8. ILO/ASEAN Seminar on The Future of Social Protection

    4 - 5 July 2019

    During the 15th Senior Labour Officials Meeting (15th SLOM), ILO is organising a seminar on July 4 and 5 in collaboration with ASEAN and the Government of Thailand, while inviting senior social security experts of ASEAN tripartite stakeholders.

June 2019

  1. Celebration of ILO 100: ILO Virtual Run - Running for Decent Work

    30 June - 14 July 2019

    All stakeholders and the public at large are getting together to celebrate ILO 100 years and to acknowledge the collaborative achievements on the employment and labour issues in the country

  2. Looking Back, Moving Forward, and Taking Action Towards a Child Labour-Free Philippines

    29 June 2019

    In the celebration of World Day Against Child Labour during its Centenary, the ILO looks back at the past century’s achievements of tackling child labour, its milestones addressing the issue in the Philippines, and propels action to end all forms of child labour in the country.

  3. New safety and health issues emerge as the world of work changes

    27 June 2019

    The ILO Country Office for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, together with the Ministry of Labour and Trade Union Relations, Department of Labour, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Employers’ Federation of Ceylon (EFC) and trade unions will hold an event on Occupational Safety and Health at work on the 27th of June in Colombo.

  4. Project Self-evaluation and Good Practice Documentation

    27 June 2019

    The working group is aimed to enhance the capacity of both trade unions and employers in understanding national law and international labour standards in the employment contract.

  5. Launch of the National Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Profile 2018 and Seminar on Young Workers’ Protection

    27 June 2019

    The event is aimed to increase the knowledge of young people in OSH and strengthen national dialogue on OSH in support of stronger workplace prevention culture.

  6. Promoting Quality Apprenticeship and Industries - Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) Partnership on Quality Skills Development

    26 June 2019

    One of the strategic areas of ILO’s assistance to Indonesia is in the field of skills development to strengthen the national vocational strategy. The key element on the vocational strategy requires strong partnership between Industry and TVET.

  7. Training of Collective Bargaining Skills on Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS Policies into Collective Bargaining Agreement for Trade Unions Organizations

    20 - 21 June 2019

    Trade union organizations have significant roles in educating and protect their members on HIV prevention and related stigma and discrimination. A significant role can be taken by trade union in increasing the knowledge on HIV/AIDS among members by implementing HIV/AIDS prevention programme.

  8. Private Sector Meet Up Event 2019: Empowering Female Youth Though ICT Skills

    19 June 2019

    The event objective is to better understand the latest trends and recruitment needs in ICT-related skills and jobs in the different industries and to gauge possible collaborations between the ILO, selected private sector firms and the government training center of BBPLK Bekasi.

  9. Benchmarking Exercise in Bricklaying/Masonry/Plastering Skill Area in Lao PDR

    17 - 19 June 2019

    ILO, through the ILO/Korea Partnership Programme, and in collaboration with Cambodia’s Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, organizes the benchmarking exercises of national competency and skills standards, assessment and certification mechanisms in the following skills area: ‘bricklaying, masonry, plastering’ and ‘building electrical wiring’. This effort attends to the MRS pilot implementation in ASEAN.

  10. ILO’s Bangladesh Skills for Employment and Productivity (B-SEP) Project comes to a close

    16 June 2019

    This landmark project was launched in 2014 with an aim to strengthen the skills system in Bangladesh and thereby increase employment, productivity and economic growth. The project was implemented by the Government of Bangladesh with the support of the ILO and funding from Canadian Government.

  11. India - EU Seminar on Talent Mobility

    14 - 15 June 2019

    In the area of regular migration and in recognition of the significant role of private sector in migration in the EU-India corridor, a one-and-a-half day seminar on India-EU Talent Mobility is being organized by the ILO under the EU-India Cooperation and Dialogue on Migration and Mobility Project.

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