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)

July 2020

  1. CSR training for HR managers in Mactan Export Zone and future business leaders - ONLINE

    20 - 29 July 2020

    The Responsible Supply Chains in Asia programme, in conjunction with the Asian Institute of Managment is conducting a training seminar on socially responsible business practices

June 2020

  1. UN virtual forum on responsible business and human rights in Asia and the Pacific: New challenges, new approaches

    9 - 11 June 2020

    Against the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, the VRBHR Forum will convene stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region to take stock of progress and discuss challenges and opportunities for advancing responsible business and human rights in the region. It will explore how existing vulnerabilities have been amplified and exposed by the crisis and discuss the need to view the crisis as an opportunity to drive change and build back better.

  2. Business Resilience: How can garment factories bounce back from COVID-19?

    2 June 2020

    COVID-19 has disrupted supply chains globally, resulting in reduced orders and incomes, factory closures and job losses. The implications for developing countries are enormous, potentially leading to strikes and social unrest. This webinar sheds light on the pandemic’s impact on the textile and garment industry in Asia.

May 2020

  1. Investing in the post COVID–19 garment sector in Asia: How should gender and environment be integrated for decent work?

    26 May 2020

    This participatory webinar will bring together experts and industry stakeholders from the ILO-Sida Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project to discuss the role of gender and environment in driving industry sustainability and explore approaches, partnerships and opportunities for integrating gender equality and environmental sustainability into the post-covid-19 recovery strategies in the sector.

  2. Social Responsibility in Labour Management at wood enterprises

    26 - 27 May 2020

    The Responsible Supply Chains in Asia programme is conducting a training seminar for Wood Industry executives, government officials, unions and employers

  3. Design and Delivery of Demand-driven ICT Skills Training for the Retail Industry as a Response to Job and Income Losses due to COVID-19 Pandemic

    13 - 19 May 2020

    While many sectors are experiencing a slowdown due to pandemic, there are essential services and their related supply chains that are exempted from a closure. Some of the businesses that will continue its services are the supermarkets and grocery stores.

  4. Training Course. Multinational enterprises, development and decent work: the approach of the ILO MNE Declaration

    11 May - 15 February 2020

    The ILO’s Multinational Enterprises Declaration clarifies the roles and responsibilities of governments and enterprises in relation to decent work. In this course, participants learn how they can help boost workers’ rights, improve skills development, and support small and medium-sized enterprises.

April 2020

  1. Technical webinar: Environmental Regulatory Systems in the Textile & Garment Sector

    30 April 2020

    The technical webinar will bring together experts to discuss preliminary findings and emerging themes. The webinar is a consultation dialogue with the taskforce members of the Textile Eco-innovation Research Network (TERN) of the Decent Work in the Garment Sector Supply Chains in Asia project (ILO-Sida).

  2. Reflections of the Indian Information Technology Industry on opportunities within the EU Legal Migration Framework

    30 April 2020

    A virtual meeting on Reflections of the Indian Information Technology Industry on opportunities within the EU Legal Migration Framework organized 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.

  3. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020- Stop the Pandemic: Covid‐19 Emergency Preparedness at the Workplace

    29 April 2020

    The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MoLVT), Employer’s and Worker’s Organizations in Cambodia, with technical support from the International Labour Organization (ILO) through ILO/Japan OSH Project on “Enhancing the Occupational Safety and Health Standard in Construction Sector”, and ILO/BFC Project (Better Factories Cambodia), jointly organized a virtual World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 under the theme “Stop the Pandemic: Covid‐19 Emergency Preparedness at the Workplace”, on 29 April 2020.

  4. National Web Seminar - In the Face of A Pandemic: Ensuring Safety and Health at Work

    28 April 2020

    The world of work is being profoundly affected by the global virus pandemic. In addition to the threat to public health, the economic and social disruption threatens the long-term livelihoods and well-being of millions.

  5. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2020 - Stop the pandemic: Safety and health at work can save lives

    28 April 2020

    Recognizing the great challenge that governments, employers, workers and whole societies are facing worldwide to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Day for Safety and Health at Work will focus on addressing the outbreak of infectious diseases at work, focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic.

  6. Bipartite consultation on recovery and revitalisation of MSME sector during COVID-19

    22 April 2020

    The United Nations,led by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), organized a bipartite virtual dialogue to support the recovery and re-vitalisation of the MSME post lock-down.

  7. SCORE Training of Trainer (ToT) for partners on Delivering SCORE Online Training Activities

    18 April 2020

    The COVID-19 has brought negative impacts to SCORE training activities and deliveries. By using the online technology, SCORE continues to improve the productivity of SMEs in Indonesia.

March 2020

  1. #GetEUReady: A Social Media Campaign for Indian Students Aspiring to Study in the EU

    11 March 2020

    This campaign highlights the theme of students’ mobility and focuses on disseminating a students’ checklist, ‘Prepare for your study in Europe’ - prepared by ILO’s project partner – International Centre for Migration Policy Development, ICMPD- targeting Indian students aiming to study in the EU.

  2. Soft Skills Training for Public Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVETs)’ Instructors in Indonesia

    4 - 7 March 2020

    The Women in STEM project aims to empower pre-employed female youth by providing them with relevant ICT technical skills and soft/core skills training, as well as employed female employees by strengthening their soft/core skills training that are relevant for career development.

  3. Strategic Compliance Planning for Labour Inspectorates in Indonesia's Palm Oil Sector

    3 - 6 March 2020

    The objectives of the workshop is to facilitate the dialogue among the key stakeholders in palm oil sector, especially the relevant authorities for the joint inspection

  4. National Conference on International Experiences of Protection against Unemployment and its Relevance for Indonesia

    3 - 4 March 2020

    The establishment of employment insurance (EI) system has become a priority among national stakeholders. The political will in the government appears to be strong enough to realise the initiative.

  5. Focus Group Discussion (FDG) on Employment among Trade Union in Palm Oil Sector

    2 March 2020

    The aim of the FDG is to collect information for the action research on freedom of association and collective bargaining in palm oil sector in South Sumatra.

February 2020

  1. Local economic growth through partnerships and value chain development through LEED+ model

    28 February 2020

    The Chamber Academy of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce has organised a knowledge sharing session, together with the International Labour Organisation on the LEED+ project and its incentives to the private sector and local producers.

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