Events and meetings

December 2022

  1. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    6 - 9 December 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) of the International Labour Organization (ILO), will be held from 6 to 9 December 2022 in Singapore. It brings together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Gulf and Arab states.

May 2022

  1. Hybrid publication launch and presentation of the ILO report: A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs

    24 May 2022

    The report of the ILO on “A just energy transition in Southeast Asia: The impact of coal phase-out on jobs” will be launched as a hybrid side event on 24 May 2022 conducted on site in the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok and on an online platform via Zoom. The launch will be part of the seventy-eighth session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

April 2022

  1. Rough Seas: COVID-19 impact on work in fishing

    27 April 2022

    The ILO-Cornell joint webinar will discuss new analyses of COVID-19’s impact on work in fishing in South-East Asia. The panel will present will share the effects of the pandemic and discuss ways forward with industry stakeholders for a more resilient fishing and seafood processing sector.

  2. Intersecting identities and experiences during labour migration: Perspectives of migrants with diverse sexual orientation, gender identities, gender expression and sexual characteristics (SOGIESC)

    20 April 2022

    Organized by the joint ILO-UN Women Safe and Fair Programme, this webinar aims to highlight challenges and opportunities labour migrants with diverse SOGIESC face in ASEAN region and ways of rights protection.

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) 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.

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.