Regional Consultation on Alliance 8.7 - South East Asia and the Pacific

This two-day meeting was held 14-15 September 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand, and was facilitated by the International Labour Organization (ILO). Delegates identifyed priorities to support the challenge of achieving Sustainable Development Target 8.7, and the outcome of the meeting fed into the launch of the Global Alliance 8.7 in New York in September 2016, and into the 4th Global Conference on Child Labour in Buenos Aires in 2017.

The workshop was opened by Ms Tomoko Nishimoto, the ILO’s Assistant Director-General and Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific; H. E. Glyn T. Davies, US Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand; and H.E General Sirichai Distakul, Minister of Labour of the Kingdom of Thailand.