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 2021

  1. Just transition in the textile and garment sector – International summit on green development and responsible transformation and capacity building for industry actors

    2 November 2021

    This workshop will build the capacity of local government and industrial players on Just Transition planning in the textile and garment sector. The workshop will introduce the Just Transition guidelines and its application (through the Just Transition Toolkit) and analyze the specific opportunities for social dialogue and accelerated action by government, enterprises, workers and communities for a just and green transition.

October 2021

  1. Trade Union Discussion on Social Protection #3: Feasibility for implementing maternity benefit scheme

    28 October 2021

    Third session of the Webinar series "Trade Unions Discussions on Social Protection"

  2. For a World of Work Free from Violence and Harassment

    25 October 2021

    This panel discussion is to advocate and raise awareness about violence and harassment in world of work and promote ratification of ILO C190 concerning violence and harassment, the very first international treaty to recognize the right of everyone to a world of work free from violence and harassment, including gender-based violence and harassment.

  3. 2021 International Seminar on Future of Work in China

    21 - 22 October 2021

  4. Tripartite Social Partners are Actively Preparing for the Implementation of the New Labour Law

    20 October - 20 December 2021

    The Parliament of Mongolia approved a new Labour Law in July 2021, which will take effect on January 1, 2022. The tripartite social partners are working together to promote and advocate the law.

  5. Towards a More Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Garment and Textiles Sector in Asia and the Pacific

    18 - 20 October 2021

    Challenges and opportunities for decent and sustainable work arising from automation, digitalization and other drivers of change in the aftermath of COVID-19.

  6. ILO-TEMPO Interactive Discussion: Pathways to Inclusive Recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic

    15 October 2021

    The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the Indonesian economy and society. As a result, some of the past gains in socio-economic improvements have been compromised. In view of eventual recovery, leaders discuss pathways to build back better and share visions to realize an inclusive society that leaves no one behind

  7. Virtual Media Training and Fellowship: Strengthening Gender Lens and Ethical Journalism on Labour Migration and Violence against Women Migrant Workers

    15 October - 19 November 2021

    The training and fellowship programmes aim to enhance the gender-sensitive media coverage of the women migrant workers, fighting stereotypes, prejudice and bias against women migrant worker.

  8. Outmaneuvering and Navigating Businesses during the Pandemic

    14 October 2021

    The webinar aims to encourage business to think of strategies to adapt to the uncertainties and adopt new ways of working.

  9. Practical guideline training for industry

    14 October - 4 November 2021

    To train selected industrial sector representatives in making use of the Practical Guide in developing and updating competency standards at their field.

  10. Youth employment in Thailand: Impact of the COVID-19 crisis and lessons for a human-centred recovery

    11 October 2021

    The webinar organized by the ILO through the Young Futuremakers Thailand project focuses on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on youth employment in Thailand, lessons from existing labour market policy responses for youth, and on opportunities to promote skills development and decent and productive employment for youth.

  11. National workshop on wage concepts and wage setting process for informal and home based workers in lower tiers of supply chains

    11 - 14 October 2021

    This capacity-building event will focus on understanding minimum wage-setting systems and methods, calculating wages for piece rated, casual, informal and home based workers engaged in the lower tiers of the global (and domestic) supply chains. The workshop intends to strengthen the capacity of the ILO’s constituents and membership-based organisations of home-based and informal economy workers in Sri Lanka, to design and implement effective wage policies and wage-setting methods, informed by the realities of informal economy workers.

  12. Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship in Asia-Pacific: Lessons for a Human-centred Recovery

    6 October 2021

    This webinar is co-organized by partners of the UN Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth in collaboration with the ILO and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). It aims to facilitate knowledge sharing among policymakers, researchers, practitioners and other key stakeholders towards the promotion of effective youth employment and entrepreneurship interventions in the COVID-19 recovery.

September 2021

  1. Trade Union Discussion on Social Protection #2: Policy Options for Old-age Pension Reform

    30 September 2021

    Second session of the Webinar series "Trade Unions Discussions on Social Protection"

  2. Launch of COVID-19 Risk Assessment Service for Improved Safety at Workplaces

    28 September 2021

    Jointly launch by the ILO and its social partners, the risk assessment service aims to help businesses identify, assess and manage the distinctive COVID-19 risks within their workplaces.

  3. Launch of the ILO-UK-UM partnership for the integration of STEM-related generic skills into TVET and skills training

    28 September 2021

    The ILO-led Skills for Prosperity Programme, funded by the United Kingdom government, and the Universiti Malaya launch a partnership, aiming to increase employment and career progression opportunities of TVET students and trainees, especially women, youth and those from the marginalised and vulnerable groups.

  4. Industry-BLK collaboration for a quality TVET in Indonesia

    27 September - 22 October 2021

    This e-learning course will provide insights into a management approach that focuses on the strengthening of the collaboration between TVET Centres and the private sector.

  5. Capacitating State institutions for safe, orderly and regular migration

    23 - 25 September 2021

    The International Labour Organisation (ILO) facilitated a series of knowledge enhancement sessions in September 2021 to strengthen the Training of Trainers (ToT) unit of the State Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion & Market Diversification (SMFEP&MD). This is an activity of the Safe Labour Migration Project, supported by the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation (SDC), that aims to enhance monitoring, reviewing, and implementation of policies and strategic plans relating to labour migration.

  6. Seventh technical Meeting of Focal Points on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN

    22 - 23 September 2021

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) organized the Seventh Technical Meeting of Focal Specialists on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN on 22 and 23 September 2021. The meeting is supported by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) through the ILO's TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme.

  7. Construction Occupational Safety and Health Trainings for Safety Officers II and Loss Control Management (LCM) plus Hazards Identification, Risk Assessment Control (HIRAC) for Safety Officers III

    20 - 30 September 2021

    The ILO recognizes that the protection of the worker against sickness, disease and injury arising out of his "employment” as a fundamental element of social justice. Construction is known as high-risk type of work. It is all the more vital to ensure safe and healthy working environment through appreciation and implementation of the OSH programmes in the workplace.

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