Joint Statement of the Sixth ASEAN Plus Three Labour Ministers Meeting, 8 May 2008, Bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand  8 May 2008

  1. The ASEAN Labour Ministers gathered in Bangkok, Thailand on 8 May 2008 to discuss joint labour initiatives with their counterparts from People’s Republic of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea. This sixth ASEAN Plus Three Labour Ministers Meeting was preceded by the ASEAN Plus Three Senior Labour Officials Meeting on 7 May 2008.
  2. The Meeting was attended by the Ministers responsible for labour from ASEAN Member States, the People’s Republic of China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea, and their respective delegations. The ASEAN Deputy Secretary General was also in attendance. The list of the ASEAN Plus Three Labour Ministers is attached.