Events and meetings

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.

February 2020

  1. 2020 Myanmar Stakeholder Forum on Decent Work and Labour Law Reform

    24 - 25 February 2020

    The Ministry of Labour, Immigration and Population with support from the ILO is hosting the fourth National Stakeholder Forum on Labour Law Reform and Decent Work. The event is also supported by the Initiative to Promote Fundamental Labour Rights and Practices.

November 2019

  1. ILO held the Forum on Youth Employment through Decent Work in Myanmar

    26 - 27 November 2019

    In collaboration with the Department of Labour (Ministry of Labour Immigration and Population), the ILO/My-PEC organized the Forum on Youth Employment through Decent Work in Myanmar 26-27 November 2019 at Thingaha Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw.

August 2019

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

    27 - 28 August 2019

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

May 2019

  1. Validation Workshop on the National Assessment of Women’s Entrepreneurship (WED) Framework Conditions in Myanmar

    14 May 2019

    The workshop is convened to present the findings of the National Assessment of Women’s Entrepreneurship Development report for Myanmar and discuss the draft recommendations for improving the support ecosystem for women’s entrepreneurship. This workshop is co-hosted by the International Labour Organization and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.

January 2019

  1. Myanmar Labour Migration Stakeholders Meeting

    29 January 2019

    The Labour Migration Stakeholders Meeting was opened by Union Minister U Thein Swe, ILO Liaison Officer, Mr Rory Mungoven, and Ms Katy Webly, Director of LIFT. Attended by 45 representatives from relevant government ministries, Overseas employment agencies, international agencies, labour organisations and civil society organisations the meeting reviewed the activities implemented in 2018 and presented for endorsement those proposed for 2019.