Senior labour officials from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries met in Hanoi on May 20 to prepare for the 21st ASEAN Labour Ministers’ Meeting (ALMM).

At the ASEAN Preparatory Senior Labour Officials’ Meeting (PrepSLOM), the participants will discuss ASEAN’s priorities for developing human resources, creating stable jobs, combating the impacts of globalisation and policies and action plans on labour issues to be carried out in the near future.

The outcome of the PrepSLOM, which ends on May 21, will be submitted to the ALMM./.