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17th ILO Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

Held in Singapore from 6 to 9 December, the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) brings together the ILO’s tripartite constituents representing Governments, workers and employers from Asia and the Pacific and the Arab States, as well as representatives of international organizations and civil society to discuss concrete steps to drive job-rich growth that is inclusive and transformative.

Opening session of the 17th Asia-Pacific Regional Meeting (Part 2)

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Special opening address by the President of Singapore. Opening statements by: • Chairperson of the Regional Meeting • Director-General of the International Labour Organization • Employer representative • Worker representative

Key moments

playHalimah Yacob
Duration: 18:07
playGilbert F. Houngbo
Duration: 18:22
playHiroyuki Matsui
Duration: 9:30
playFelix Anthony
Duration: 16:42

Speakers

Halimah Yacob, President of the Republic, Singapore
Halimah Yacob
President of the Republic, Singapore
See Leng Tan, Minister of Manpower of Singapore
See Leng Tan
Minister of Manpower and Chairperson of the 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting, Singapore
Gilbert F. Houngbo, ILO Director-General
Gilbert F. Houngbo
Director-General
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Hiroyuki Matsui, Employers’ spokesperson, Japan
Hiroyuki Matsui
Employers’ spokesperson, Japan
Felix Anthony, Workers’ spokesperson, Fiji
Felix Anthony
Workers’ spokesperson, Fiji