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 2022

  1. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    6 - 9 December 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

October 2022

  1. 15th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    19 - 20 October 2022

September 2022

  1. Eighth Technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN

    29 - 30 September 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) holds the Eighth Technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN on 29 and 30 September 2022. The meeting is supported by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) through the ILO's TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.

  2. Launch of the 2022 edition of the International Journal of Labour Research

    26 September 2022

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) will organize a high-level launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 26th September 2022 at 13:30 (CET-Geneva time). "Trade Union Revitalisation: Organising new forms of work including platform workers" will be launched during a panel discussions which will bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union movement.

  3. Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum

    20 - 22 September 2022

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) is jointly hosting a regional conference on responsible business practices and promoting human and workers rights.

  4. NGOPI #6: What is the future of non-formal and lower-than-Bachelor degree education and training graduates?

    14 September 2022

    The ILO is collaborating with Skilvul to organize this webinar as part of the NGOPI programme with the purpose of presenting different perspectives and gaining insights and understanding in regards to distance training and education.

  5. Tripartite Discussion on Maximizing Benefits and Extending Coverage of Job Loss Protection (JKP) Programme through Solidarity

    8 September 2022

    This discussion aims to explore how the stakeholders in Indonesia can work together in solidarity (gotong royong) to maximize benefits and extend coverage of job loss protection (JKP) programme.

  6. Labour Inspection in the Context of Domestic Work Sector

    7 September 2022

    Organized by the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme, this webinar aims to adopt a strengthened regional approach to meet the needs of women migrant workers and social partners, and better protection from violence and abuses. It will focus on the importance of labour inspection for domestic work sector (including migrant domestic workers) and some ways different countries have attempted compliance with the principle and essence of ILO C 189 on Decent Work for Domestic Workers.

  7. Online Workshop on Gender-Inclusive Business Services

    5 - 7 September 2022

    Online workshop on gender-inclusive business development and financial support services for ILO project partners assisting micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Asia and the Pacific.

  8. A very beautiful but heavy jacket: The experiences of migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression in South-East Asia

    1 September 2022

    Understanding the diversity of experiences requires recognition that migrant workers with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) also have other characteristics - such as ethnicity, gender, nationality - that shape their opportunities and experiences individually and through interaction with their sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE). The launch event will bring together journalists,academia and partners to share and discuss the findings and recommendations of the study.

August 2022

  1. Agenda: Social dialogue and workplace cooperation in the public sector

    30 - 31 August 2022

  2. Social dialogue and workplace cooperation in the public sector

    30 - 31 August 2022

  3. Agenda for Youth Employment in Thailand: Labour Market Trends, COVID-19 Impact, Policy Considerations and Targeted Support Towards Youth For a Human-centred Recovery in Thailand

    30 August 2022

  4. Youth Employment in Thailand: Labour Market Trends, COVID-19 Impact, Policy Considerations and Targeted Support Towards Youth For a Human-centred Recovery in Thailand

    30 August 2022

    The event organized by the ILO through the Young Futuremakers Thailand project will serve as an opportunity for the ILO to launch the "Trends, characteristics and COVID-19 impact on youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) in Thailand" report as well as provide a platform to discuss youth employment including policy considerations and opportunities for targeted support towards youth.

  5. “Financing Business Growth for Women Entrepreneurs” Workshop series

    25 August 2022

    The ILO’s Rebuilding Better Project and the Ministry of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (MEDAC) invites women entrepreneurs in Malaysia to join a workshop series on external financing options for business growth.

  6. National Tripartite Preparatory Workshops for the 15th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    18 August - 14 October 2022

    National tripartite preparatory workshops for the 15th 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 15th AFML.

  7. NGOPI #5: How can technology be useful in education and training?

    18 August 2022

    The ILO is collaborating with Skilvul to organize this webinar as part of the NGOPI programme with the purpose of presenting different perspectives and gaining insights and understanding in regards to distance training and education.

  8. © ILO/N. Bandara 2022

    Migrant rights protection through training and knowledge enhancement of Trade Unions

    12 August 2022

    The ILO, Sri Lanka under its Safe Labour Migration Project (Phase IV) jointly with the HELVETAS, Sri Lanka conducted a consultation on “training manual and tool-kit development” for the trade union members on 12 August 2022. A fruitful discussion was held with the active participation of 15 trade union members.

  9. © Malaysian Rubber Council 2022

    Training for Employers on Addressing, Preventing and Eliminating Forced Labour in the Rubber Industry

    11 August 2022

    The training focuses on practical guidance for employers in the rubber industry in Malaysia, particularly those employing migrant workers, on how to identify risks of forced labour in the recruitment, employment and sourcing practices, and how to effectively address, prevent and eliminate these risks.

  10. A Consultation Workshop to develop Employment Promotion Law of Lao PDR

    10 - 11 August 2022

    Jointly organized by the ILO/China Partnership Programme and Department of Employment, Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Lao People Democratic Republic

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