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)

April 2023

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2023: A safe and healthy working environment is a fundamental principle and right at work

    28 April 2023

January 2023

  1. Winter Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    30 January - 10 February 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Winter 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).

December 2022

  1. International Migrants Day Conference 2022

    16 December 2022

    The Asian Research Centre for Migration, based in the Institute of Asian Studies in Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with the ILO, IOM and the Stockholm Environment Institute will host the annual conference to celebrate International Migrants Day on 16 December 2022

  2. Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities

    9 - 10 December 2022

    People with disabilities have the right to decent work and the job fair provides an equal employment opportunity for persons with disabilities in Semarang, Central Java.

  3. 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.

November 2022

  1. National Human Capital Conference & Exhibition 2022

    29 - 30 November 2022

    The event will discuss the importance of human resources 5.0 to Malaysian organisations and how leaders and practitioners can understand, leverage, and optimise the core elements within HR 5.0 to drive successful organisational transformation.

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    Launch of the ILO Technological Change at the workplace resource package

    28 - 30 November 2022

    The meeting aims to present and discuss among trade unions, experts and ILO officials the impact of technological advancements on workplaces.

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    Launching of ILO Report on Care at Work: Investing Care Leave Policies and Services for a More Gender Equal World of Work

    25 November 2022

    The ILO report Care at Work: Investing in Care Leave Policies and Care Services for a More Gender-Equal World of Work provides a global overview of national laws and practices regarding care policies, namely maternity protection, paternity, parental and other care-related leave policies, as well as childcare and long-term care services.

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    Capacity Building and Knowledge Tour on Green Jobs and Just Transition for Government and Farmer Communities in Thailand

    24 - 26 November 2022

    This workshop will build the capacity of local government, SMEs and farmers’ communities on promoting Green Jobs and Just Transition in sustainable agriculture sector through institutional strengthening and social dialogue. It will also introduce the Just Transition guidelines and its application and advise on local income generation/Green Jobs opportunities as well as skills needs for sustainable agriculture based on the findings of the ILO Green Jobs assessment and case study analysis.

  5. Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia – Experience and Knowledge Sharing from the ILO-Sida project (2019 – 22)

    22 - 23 November 2022

    As the ILO-Sida Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project comes to a close, it is organizing a final regional workshop to bring stakeholders together, reflect on results and progress, and discuss ways forward for supporting a better future of work in the Asian garment sector.

  6. Just Transition in the Textile and Garment Sector in China - International Summit and Capacity Building Workshop on Green Development and Responsible Transformation of Sustainable Fashion Industry

    17 November 2022

    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.

  7. Employers are trained on the application of the newly revised Labour Law (2021)

    15 November 2022

    The Mongolian Employers' Federation (MONEF) organised a series of training workshops for employers, human resource managers and legal officers of the textile, energy, mining, construction and road and transport sectors to improve labour law compliance at the enterprise level with the support of the "SDG Aligned Budgeting to Transform Employment in Mongolia" project funded by the European Union and implemented by the UNDP, FAO and ILO.

  8. Tripartite Regional Meeting on Social Protection and Formalization

    15 - 16 November 2022

    The event will discuss latest developments, challenges and opportunities for Asia and Pacific to deliver on the objective of achieving universal and integrated strategies to promote formalization as a way to promote decent work and achieve social justice.

  9. Validation Workshop for Second (2nd) Master Plan on Occupational Safety and Health

    14 - 30 November 2022

    The ILO - Japan Enhancing Occupational Safety and Health Standards in Construction Sector in Cambodia and Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training will be held Validation Workshop for Second (2nd) Master Plan on Occupational Safety and Health and Consultative Workshop for Third (3rd) Master Plan on Occupational Safety and Health (2023‐2027) on 24 November 2022 at Sunway Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

  10. Construction workers discuss to further improve working conditions in high-risk sectors in Mongolia

    11 November 2022

    The Confederation of Mongolian Trade Unions (CMTU) organised a tripartite consultation meeting to discuss the monitoring findings of the implementation of the Law on Occupational Safety and Health. The aim of the consultation is to improve informed decision-making and working conditions in the construction sector. The workshop is organized under the SDG-Aligned Budgeting to Transform Employment in Mongolia.

  11. Stakeholder meeting on ‘What works and does not work in reducing vulnerability to forced labour and human trafficking of migrant women workers?’

    11 November 2022

    A hybrid stakeholder meeting to share Lessons Learned by the ILO’s Work in Freedom Programme (2012-2022)

  12. Labour Management Collective Bargaining Training

    7 - 11 November 2022

    Negotiation skills are essential for collective bargaining, dispute settlement and bipartite relations to improve terms of employment, working conditions and the overall labour management relations with a view to promoting efficiency, stability and equity at the workplace.

  13. DWYN members discuss strategies to accelerate their efforts towards decent work for youth in Mongolia

    4 November 2022

    Decent Work for Youth Network member organizations have gathered for a strategic meeting organized as part of the “SDG-Aligned Budgeting to Transform Employment in Mongolia” project, funded by the European Union.

  14. The First Annual Meeting of South-South Cooperation Skill Development was Organized in Lao People's Democratic Republic

    3 - 4 November 2022

    ILO-China Partnership Programme and Skill Development Institute of the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Lao People's Democratic Republic co-organized the first Annual meeting for the South-South Cooperation Skill Development Network.

  15. Decent Work for Youth Network members are to advance labour rights for youth

    2 - 3 November 2022

    A two-day workshop on youth rights at work was recently held in Ulaanbataar as part of the “SDG-Aligned Budgeting to Transform Employment in Mongolia” project, funded by the European Union.

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