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)

April 2023

  1. World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2023: A safe and healthy working environment is a fundamental principle and right at work

    28 April 2023

February 2023

  1. High-Level Tripartite Regional Seminar on Industrial Relations in Southeast Asian Countries

    22 - 24 February 2023

    Review current approach to labour relations, build shared understanding on way forward for collaborative industrial relations and promote follow up initiatives at country level for working together for growth, productivity and decent work.

  2. Expanding Social Security coverage to informal workers in Lao PDR

    15 - 17 February 2023

    ILO and the Lao Social Security Organisation (LSSO) hold a multi-stakeholder workshop to discuss how to promote social security membership among informal workers in Lao People’s Democratic Republic and share the findings of a recent quantitative study.

  3. Workshop on Prevention of Violence and Harassment in the Workplace for Labour Inspectors

    1 February 2023

    The workshop aims to enhance and strengthen the awareness of social partners regarding ILO Convention No. 190 and the Law on Sexual Violence Act 12 of 2022 towards a safe working environment.

January 2023

  1. Winter Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    30 January - 10 February 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Winter 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  2. Soft-Launch of Handbook and Knowledge Sharing Workshop on GEDSI integration into Learning Process in the Polytechnic

    24 - 26 January 2023

    The overall objective of the soft launch and training workshop are at improving equity in access to maritime education, training and employment of under-represented groups including women and promoting social inclusion at maritime workplaces

  3. ILO uses animation to promote the revised Labour Law in Mongolia

    20 January 2023

    With the support of "Trade for Decent Work" project funded by the European Union, the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Mongolia creates animated videos to increase understanding of the revised Labour Law among the general public.

  4. Webinar: Dynamics of paid and unpaid domestic work in urban India

    19 January 2023

    Webinar on the Dynamics of Paid and Unpaid Domestic Work in India – presentation of key findings of an ILO-IIHS study of employers in Bengaluru and Chennai followed by Q&A.

  5. Webinar: Report presentation and discussion on “Understanding patterns of structural discrimination of migrant and other workers in some countries of South and West Asia”.

    11 January 2023

    The webinar will be a presentation of a recently released background paper titled “Understanding patterns of structural discrimination of migrant and other workers in some countries of South and West Asia” by the authors; Igor Bosc, Jens Lerche, Alpa Shah, Miranda Fajerman and Neha Wadhawan followed by a Q&A discussion. The opening remarks will be delivered by Philippe Vanhuynegem, Branch Chief, Fundamentals, ILO Geneva.

December 2022

  1. Mobile Robotic Training Course started under South-South Cooperation Skill Development Network

    30 December 2022

    Under the coordination of ILO-China Partnership Programme, Guangzhou Industrial and Trade Technician College and the National Polytechnic Institute of Cambodia successfully held the "Opening Ceremony of Mobile Robotic Training Course".

  2. Closing Ceremony of Skills Training on Electric Installation and Refrigeration Appliance Repair

    23 December 2022

    Jointly organized by the ILO/China Partnership Programme and Lao Trade Union Development Institute, Lao Federation of Trade Unions of Lao People's Democratic Republic

  3. National Trade Union Council in Cambodia Conducted Consultation Workshop on the Draft TVET Law

    21 December 2022

    With support from ILO-China Partnership Program, the National Trade Union Council (NTUC) in Cambodia organized a consultation workshop on the formulation of TVET Law of Cambodia.

  4. Press conference on child labour presents results of study

    20 December 2022

    The National Human Rights Commission of Mongolia (NHRCM) holds a press conference to bring attention to the issue of child labour in Mongolia and shares the findings of a recently published qualitative study on the issue.

  5. © ILO/S. Wijemanne 2023

    Certificate awarding ceremony for the training course on Maritime and Seamanship by Mahapola Port and Maritime Academy

    20 December 2022

    The Mahapola Port and Maritime Academy, supported by the Government of Japan, and ILO Sri Lanka with the facilitation of the National Union of Seafarers of Sri Lanka (NUSS) successfully conducted the awarding ceremony for the 22 trainees who completed the training course on Maritime and Seamanship on 20 December 2022.

  6. International Migrants Day and Launch of Lessons learned: Building migrant women’s groups and networks

    18 December 2022

    ILO’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme is organizing an event for International Migrants Day with the theme “Towards stronger and resilient communities through effective protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers”.

  7. International Migrants Day Conference 2022

    16 December 2022

    The Asian Research Centre for Migration, based in the Institute of Asian Studies in Chulalongkorn University in collaboration with the ILO, IOM and the Stockholm Environment Institute hosted the annual conference to celebrate International Migrants Day on 16 December 2022

  8. Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities

    9 - 10 December 2022

    People with disabilities have the right to decent work and the job fair provides an equal employment opportunity for persons with disabilities in Semarang, Central Java.

  9. Project Annual Wrap-up Workshop and Medal Awarding Ceremony

    6 December 2022

    Lao Federation of Trade Union, Lao PDR organized Project Annual Warp-up Workshop and Medal Awarding Ceremony

  10. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    6 - 9 December 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

  11. ILO/IOE/SNEF Regional Forum on EBMOS: Delivering value in the Shifting World

    5 December 2022

    ILO, IOE and SNEF are holding a Regional Forum of EBMOs in Asia, Pacific and Arab states to discuss opportunities and strategies to lead, serve business and deliver value in the shifting world on 5 December 2022, Singapore.

  12. ILO/IOE/SNEF Regional Forum on EBMOS: Delivering value in the Shifting World

    5 December 2022

    ILO, IOE and SNEF are holding a Regional Forum of EBMOs in Asia, Pacific and Arab states to discuss opportunities and strategies to lead, serve business and deliver value in the shifting world on 5 December 2022, Singapore.

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