6-9 December 2016 - Bali, Indonesia

16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

The 16th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) of the International Labour Organization (ILO) brought together the ILO’s tripartite constituents from throughout Asia, the Pacific and the Gulf and Arab States. 351 people attended.

Government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from 37 countries discussed regional world-of-work priorities and the ILO’s vision for realising decent work from 2016 to 2021.

On the agenda

  1. Overview


  1. High level dialogue

    Inclusive Growth for Social Justice

    6 December - 16:30-18:30

  2. Information session

    Fair Migration with a Focus on Recruitment

    7 December - 14:00-15:30

  3. Special plenary debate

    Building a future of Decent Work in Asia and the Pacific – Trends, Challenges and Policies for jobs creation, rights and equity

    7 December - 15:30-17:30

  4. Special plenary debate

    Skills for the Future

    8 December - 10:30-12:00

  5. Special plenary debate

    Strengthening social dialogue for inclusive and sustainable growth

    8 December - 14:30-16:30

  6. Special Session

    Promotion and Application of the ILO Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy in Asia and the Pacific

    8 December - 18:00-19:30

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