17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

Media resources

News from the meeting

  1. Public-private partnerships in Asia Pacific – the best of two systems

    26 August 2011

    Public-private partnerships are gaining increasing traction in international development cooperation and are being used more and more by the International Labour Organization (ILO). By Wolfgang Schiefer, Chief, Regional Partnerships, Resource Mobilization and UN Reform, ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

  2. 15th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    The Meeting considered the challenges of realizing decent work across Asia and the Pacific, mindful of the region’s great diversity, the impact of natural disasters and rapidly changing social, economic and political developments in the Middle East.

  3. "Building a sustainable future with decent work in Asia and the Pacific"

    21 February 2011

    Report of ILO Director-General for the 15th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting, Kyoto, Japan, December 2011.

  4. Conclusions of the Fourteenth Asian Regional Meeting

    01 September 2006

    Adopted by over 400 government, worker and employer delegates the Conclusions said that the region's member States would "commit to an Asian Decent Work Decade - for the period up to 2015 - during which we will make a concentrated and sustained effort to progressively realize decent work in all countries of our diverse continent".

  5. Fourteenth Asian Regional Meeting

    The overall theme of the 14th AsRM is Realizing Decent Work in Asia. The concept of decent work encompasses employment creation and enterprise promotion, social protection, rights at work and social dialogue. The Meeting identified the opportunities and challenges for realizing decent work as the main pathway out of poverty and for creating a more productive and equitable society in Asia.

  6. Twelfth Asian Regional Meeting

    The International Labour Organization (ILO) adopted a series of wide-ranging Conclusions in which governments, and representatives of workers' and employers' organizations urged the ILO to "vigorously pursue" its opportunities to make an "essential contribution" to the economic and social development of Asia.

  7. Thirteenth Asian Regional Meeting

    In its first regional meeting since the high drama of the Asian financial crisis in 1997 – grouping 39 Member States – the ILO’s government, employer and worker constituents discussed a plan for ensuring social protection, rights at work and job creation, as a way of applying its global strategy for decent work to the region’s people and helping them weather global economic turmoil.