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)
27 - 30 November 2023
The World Congress will be held from 27 - 30 November 2023 at the International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) at Darling Harbour.
25 - 26 October 2023
As the 2023 ASEAN Committee on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on the Protection and Promotion of the Rights of Migrant Workers Chair, Indonesia organizes the 16th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour from 25-26 October 2023 in Jakarta, Indonesia.
28 - 29 September 2023
The 7th Regional Skills Technical Working Group (RSTWG) Meeting will be held on 28-29 September 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand. With Thailand as the ATC Vice-Chair and co-host, this meeting aims to provide updates on the MRS initiative and the pathways of strengthening MRS moving forward.
26 - 28 September 2023
The overall objective of the Green Jobs Forum in North Sulawesi is to facilitate the transition towards a green and blue economy by fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing, and innovative approaches among stakeholders.
25 - 26 September 2023
Collection of International Labour Migration Statistics (ILMS) data in ASEAN is done annually together with the help of a network of focal points in national institutions in all ten ASEAN Member States. This network of focal points was established in 2013 and has since met nearly annually. The “2023 Technical Meeting of Focal Points on ILMS in ASEAN” will be the ninth such convening. The meeting will take place convened on 25 and 26 September 2023 as an online meeting, with Thailand-based participants joining in-person in Bangkok.
18 September 2023
Harnessing synergies between human rights and inclusive growth
11 September - 16 October 2023
National tripartite preparatory workshops for the 16th 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 16th AFML.
30 August - 8 September 2023
The ILO and the UNDP B+HR Academy in Indonesia are organizing the first joint Training for Enterprises on Responsible Business and Decent Work, targeting mainly the Japanese investment-linked electronic manufacturing sector and its global supply chain operating in Indonesia.
30 - 31 August 2023
The Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo serves as a dynamic platform where visionary entrepreneurs, strategic partners in business development, financial experts, and influential stakeholders converge with a shared goal: Fortifying the entrepreneurial ecosystem across the Pacific Islands.
21 August 2023
SPARK is a nationwide competition designed for Sri Lanka's upcoming generation of entrepreneurs. It invites young innovators to present their ideas and solutions addressing the most urgent challenges of our era. Having received hundreds of applications, the competition used a comprehensive shortlisting procedure, involving virtual training, in-person boot camps, and mentoring sessions. The Grand Finale will hear the final five contestants who have successfully navigated this process.
Promoting digital transformation of BPR/BPRS for improved financial access to support MSMEs developments
10 August 2023
The MSMEs play an important role in the Indonesian economy where this sector absorbs over 90% of the national workforce and accounts for over 60% of GPD growth annually.
3 August 2023
Rural Employment Promotion Project begins its journey to support the Government of Lao People's Democratic Republic in creating decent employment opportunities.
24 July - 4 August 2023
The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Young Leaders Boot Camp 2023 – a two-week interactive learning experience which welcomes undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals seeking to acquire the skills necessary to pursue a career in the UN system and other IOs.
20 July 2023
The Ministry of Overseas Pakistani and Human Resource Development (OPHRD) with the support of the ILO is organizing a validation workshop on the World of Work Crises Response Strategy. The strategy gives the stakeholders of the world of work a clear direction on steps to be taken for preparedness, mitigation and response to crises. And centralises the role of Decent Work and human centered recovery.
TOT Online Website Design Technology Programme by Champasak Provincial Skills Development Center of Lao PDR and Guangxi Industrial Technician College of China
10 - 18 July 2023
Jointly organized by the ILO/China Partnership Programme, Champasak Provincial Skills Development Center of Lao People's Democratic Republic and Guangxi Industrial Technician College of China
4 - 5 July 2023
Through this initiative, the ILO Accelerator Lab 8.7 programme (AL) aims to provide a series of knowledge-sharing and technical meeting sessions to improve the existing labour inspection model including on-site training simulation to conduct onboard labour inspection in fishing vessels.
Summer Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development
3 - 14 July 2023
The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
27 June 2023
The ILO has carried out several ‘innovative interventions’, including the development of an online training module on HIV prevention at work, the integration of of modules in the OSH e-platform of the Ministry of Manpower and survey on HIV vulnerability amongst young worker and access to social protection.
23 June 2023
This workshop aims to share and discuss the findings of the ILO global study on financing mechanisms for promoting social inclusion in skills and lifelong learning systems and its policy implications for Malaysia.
15 June 2023