Social protection mother with baby
Photo montage with people from the Arab States and the Asia Pacific regions
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.

Strong foundations for social and employment protection and resilience

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The session will reflect on how weaknesses of labour market institutions and policies impacted pandemic crisis response. It will focus on lessons learned and the actions needed to overcome these deficits.


Vannaroth Sovan
Secretary of State of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, Cambodia
Xiaoyan Qian
Deputy Director-General, International Cooperation Department, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security, China
Paul Mackay
Manager, Employment Relations Policy, New Zealand
Shaher Saed
Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions, Palestine
Sophia Seung-Yoon Lee
Associate Professor of Social Policy, Department of Social Welfare Chung-Ang University


Patchari Raksawong

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