Joint Statement of the ASEAN Plus Three Labour Ministers Meeting (Seventh ALMM+3), 11 May 2012, Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh, Cambodia  11 May 2012

  1. The ASEAN Labour Ministers and their counterparts from People’s Republic of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea (the Plus Three Countries) gathered in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on 11 May 2012 to review the progress of the cooperation under frameworks of ASEAN Plus Three cooperation and exchange views on issues relating to efforts improving social protection and skill development.
  2. The Seventh ASEAN Plus Three Ministers Meeting (7th ALMM+3) was attended by the Ministers responsible for labour from Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Viet Nam, People’s Republic of China, Japan, and Republic of Korea, and their respective delegations. The Deputy Secretary-General of ASEAN for the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) and staff representatives of the ASEAN Secretariat were also in attendance. The list of the ASEAN Plus Three Labour Ministers is enclosed.