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)

January 2021

  1. Research forum: Technology and the Transition from Informal to Formal Economy

    18 - 19 January 2021

    The ILO and UN-ESCAP are leading a research project and South-South learning exchange on the topic of technology as a tool to facilitate the transition from informal to formal employment. Policy innovations (simplified to ”e-formality”) will be discussed over the course of a two-day online Research Forum with the aim of facilitating mutual learning, peer review and setting an agenda for a longer-term research and knowledge sharing.

  2. Community Emergency Employment Programme distribution of wages and benefits in North Cotabato

    17 January 2021

    Beneficiaries of the Community Emergency Employment Programme (CEEP) in North Cotabato receive wages and benefits under the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project in partnership with the Ministry of Labor and Employment.

  3. Community Emergency Employment Programme distribution of wages and benefits in Maguindanao

    12 January 2021

    Beneficiaries of the Community Emergency Employment Programme (CEEP) in Maguindanao receive wages and benefits under the ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project in partnership with the Ministry of Labor and Employment.

  4. Ending violence and harassment in the garment sector– what will it take?

    6 January 2021

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Center (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the Asian garment sector. This webinar is the fifth and final webinar in the series.

December 2020

  1. Workshop on Dissemination of Skills Standard Development Manual

    23 - 24 December 2020

    The ILO/China Partnership Programme provide technical support to the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of Lao People's Democratic Republic (MoLSW) to organize the Dissemination Workshop on Skills Standard Development Manual on 23-24 December 2020 in Vientiane Province, Lao People's Democratic Republic.

  2. Workshop on Occupational Safety and Health Promotion in Chinese Medical Institutions

    22 December 2020

    The workshop is organized on 22 December 2020 in Beijing to share the key findings of the assessment and discuss with stakeholders recommendations on improving occupational safety and health for healthcare workers in China.

  3. Towards well-managed labour migration: Fair recruitment for women and men migrant workers in Malaysia

    18 December 2020

    The ILO is organising a webinar on “Towards well-managed labour migration: Fair recruitment for women and men migrant workers in Malaysia”.

  4. Sharing is caring: unpaid care work, families and the world of work

    16 December 2020

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Centre (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the Asian garment sector. This webinar is the fourth in the series.

  5. Unlock the Untapped Market: Differently Abled People

    15 December 2020

    Seminar is a follow-up to the relaunch of the Indonesia Business and Disability Network (IBDN) in order to attract new members and to promote inclusive workplaces.

  6. Promoting HIV Prevention Programme at Workplace through Innovative and Independent Approach

    11 December 2020

    This is part of the series of webinars aim to increase the awareness on HIV/AIDS prevention programmes at the workplace during COVID-19 pandemic and to strengthen commitments of the tripartite constituents to the implementation National OSH Road Map 2021-2025.

  7. Webinar on skills development and lifelong learning: The role of trade unions in Asia and Pacific

    11 December 2020

    This regional webinar will provide an opportunity to trade unions in Asia-Pacific to discuss skills development and lifelong learning in the context of the post-COVID19 recovery and the ILC standard-setting on apprenticeships, as well as in the implementation of the ILO Centenary Declaration.

  8. Launch of Indonesia Business and Disability Network (IBDN) and Signing of Declaration of Commitment on Employment for People with Disabilities

    3 December 2020

    The launch marks the reformation of IBDN in order to attract new members and keep the Network active and to expand its collaboration with relevant organizations.

  9. Rehabilitation and construction of a water system in Wao, Lanao del Sur

    2 December 2020

    The ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project started construction to provide safe and clean water in six villages (barangays) in Wao, Lanao del Sur that will benefit 2,950 households and 2,330 schoolchildren.

  10. Closing the gender pay gap – practical measures and initiatives in the garment sector

    2 December 2020

    As part of the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO and its International Training Centre (ITCILO) are holding a five-part webinar series to explore social dialogue-based solutions for advancing gender equality in the Asian garment sector. This webinar is the third in the series.

  11. Building Inclusive World of Work and Community: Three Best Practices at the Enterprise Level

    1 December 2020

    This is part of the series of webinars aim to increase the awareness on HIV/AIDS prevention programmes at the workplace during COVID-19 pandemic and to strengthen commitments of the tripartite constituents to the implementation National OSH Road Map 2021-2025.

November 2020

  1. The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

    25 November - 10 December 2020

    ILO supports the global campaign, which began on Wednesday 25 November -International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - and will run until 10 December, which is Human Rights Day.

  2. Digitalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Union Documentation Centres

    25 November 2020

    On the occasion of the launch of the new ILO’s workers‘ collection, the Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) will organize a webinar to discuss the challenges and opportunities regarding the digital transformation of Trade Union documentation centres, during which experts will discuss potential strategies as well as best practices to address this digital transformation...

  3. Drivers of innovation for environmental sustainability in the garment sector

    24 November 2020

    Achieving environmental sustainability in the garment sector demands innovation and organisational change across the entire supply chain. This webinar will analyse the drivers of innovation and change in two areas. 1) by exploring different ways to adopt cleaner production techniques in SMEs and their supply chains, as well as 2) through ‘on-boarding’ in multi-stakeholder initiatives.

  4. Community Emergency Employment Programme orientation in Maguindanao

    22 November 2020

    The ILO-Japan Water and Sanitation Project in partnership with the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MOLE) has conducted an orientation on the Community Emergency Employment Programme in Datu Abdullah Sangki, Maguindanao.

  5. ILO-CNTAC-PAGE Just Transition in the Textile and Garment Sector in Asia – Discussion series: China

    18 November 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic is causing immense humanitarian and economic consequences for businesses and workers of the textile and garment sector. The on-going crisis provides an opportunity for the industry to rethink the weaknesses of the current supply chain model, and to step up efforts to restructure the sector in a way that gives greater value to the interdependence between social, environmental, technological and economic conditions.

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