Events and meetings

September 2021

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

    22 - 23 September 2021

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

August 2021

  1. National Tripartite Preparatory Workshops for the 14th ASEAN Forum on Migrant Labour

    5 August - 3 September 2021

    National tripartite preparatory workshops for the 14th AFML will be held in several ASEAN Member States to discuss the theme “Recovery and labour migration in the post pandemic future” and take stock on the progress of stakeholders in implementing the previous AFML recommendations.

July 2021

  1. Asia-Pacific Climate Week - ASEAN Green Jobs Policy Readiness Report Launch

    9 July 2021

    As part of Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2021, this event will officially launch the Regional Study on Green Jobs Policy Readiness in ASEAN, which was discussed during the 2020 ASEAN Inter-Ministerial Forum on the Implementation of the ASEAN Declaration on Promoting Green Jobs for Equity and Inclusive Growth in ASEAN Community, and provide an opportunity to highlight the key findings and implications of the report for ASEAN member states as well as other partners throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

December 2020

  1. International Migrants Day: Video story telling competition

    1 - 16 December 2020

    Have you worked in another country? Are you now working and living back in Myanmar? Tell your story and win a prize!

September 2020

  1. Sixth Technical Meeting of Focal Specialists on International Labour Migration Statistics in ASEAN

    17 September 2020

    This meeting discusses international labour migration data statistics and brings together representatives from national governments, the ASEAN Secretariat, ASEAN Statistics, and ILO.

July 2020

  1. ILO Webinar on COVID-19: Protecting Workers in the Workplace in Asia and Pacific

    23 July 2020

    This webinar will offer trade unionists in Asia-Pacific an opportunity to discuss “Pillar 3: Protecting workers in the workplace” while exploring possible actions and strategies to influence, shape and support successful policy outcomes linked to the ILO Policy Framework.

  2. Virtual Open Session at the ASEAN Committee on Migrant Workers (ACMW) Workshop on Planning for the Action Plan in 2021-2025, and online preparatory meetings

    22 - 23 July 2020

  3. ILO Webinar on COVID-19:Supporting Enterprises, Jobs and Income in Asia and Pacific

    16 July 2020

    This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0, will explore how to cushion the devastating consequences for the loss of income many workers face during lockdown as well as the policies in place such as wage subsidies, job retention schemes and other efforts in terms of short-term support and extension of social protection. Trade union strategies that can influence, shape and support these actions will also be discussed.

June 2020

  1. Book launch: "Still Work to be Done"

    25 June 2020

    In this book, Luc Cortebeeck examines the future of work: how can we eliminate child labour and exploitation?How do we make governments ans multinationals respect all workers in supply chains? How will we work in the post-coronavirus world? These are some questions that Luc Cortebeeck tried to respond in this book which is a plea for effective international social regulations and a strong ILO as cornerstone for social progress.

  2. ILO Webinar on COVID-19: Stimulating the Economy and Employment​ in Asia and Pacific

    23 June 2020

    The lockdown measures have sparked an unprecedented economic crisis in most countries around the world. “Jobs-led” and “human centred” economic policies have become increasingly important and necessary in the COVID-19 crisis and recovery response. The ILO Policy Framework on COVID-19 Crisis based on International Labour Standards identified out four (4) pillars to fight the crisis and one of which is the pillar on “Stimulating the Economy and Employment”. This webinar, part of the ACTRAV Webinar Series 2.0 will explore how economic and employment policies (in particular active labour market policies) can support workers and sectors in the Asia Pacific region to promote employment growth and more decent work on the road to recovery.