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Who we are?

The Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) is the network of human resources and people management associations' representative countries in the Asia Pacific region. As a collective, the Federation's purpose is to advance the standing of the HR and people management profession within the region. It does this through its member representatives regularly meeting to exchange knowledge and research on best practice in HR. From the member associations' geographical proximity to one another, the Federation's major focus is in matters relating specifically to HR in the Asia Pacific region, though it is also an active branch of the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA). The countries that form the federation are Australia, Bangladesh, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines , Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan,Thailand and Vietnam.

Constitution and governance

The APFHRM comprises a group of representatives from human resources associations within the Asia Pacific region. Below are the APFHRM’s key representatives:

To find out more about APFHRM and its affiliated member associations, download this new brochure.

Coming up events

WFPMA World Congress 2021 - Colombo, Srilanka
6-8 December, 2021

Virtual Event - Host by: CIPM SL

WEBINAR: Women@Work Creating Empathetic Workplaces
March 8, 2021 at 12:30pm EST time

REGISTER HERE : Women@Work Creating Empathetic Workplaces

Host by: SHRM
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Publications
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Worldlink is the official e-newsletter of the WFPMA published five times a year providing members of the WFPMA and other global HR professionals with news and features about developments in the field, and news from and about the World Federation.
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Official journal of AHRI 4 issues a year
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Official journal of HKIHRM 10 issues per year
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JSHRM publishes a bimonthly membership magazine called “JSHRM Insights“.
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People Manager is the official monthly publication of PMAP. Soft copies of the magazine can be downloaded at www.pmap.org.ph
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Human Capital is the official bi-monthly publication of Singapore’s only professional HR body – Singapore Human Resources Institute (SHRI).
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Three issues per year/ Website : www.peoplepower.ipmlk.org
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Click here to download the APFHRM 2015-2016 compilation of best practice HR case studies. This book is a product of the collaboration among the men and women of Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM).

Our Member Countries

Australia Bangladesh Fiji Hong Kong India Japan Malaysia Maldives New Zeeland Pakistan Papua New Guinea
Philippines Sri Lanka Singapoor Thailand Taiwan Vietnam
Why Choose Us?
We are

The Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) is the network of human resources and people management associations' representative countries in the Asia Pacific region.

As a collective, the Federation's purpose is to advance the standing of the HR and people management profession within the region. It does this through its member representatives regularly meeting to exchange knowledge and research on best practice in HR.

From the member associations' geographical proximity to one another, the Federation's major focus is in matters relating specifically to HR in the Asia Pacific region, though it is also an active branch of the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA).

The countries that form the federation are Australia, Bangladesh, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines , Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan,Thailand and Vietnam.

Member Organizations
Full Members.

AHRC: African Human Resource Confederation

APFHRM : Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management

EAPM : European Association for People Management

FIDAGH : Interamerican Federation of People Management Associations

NAHRMA : North American Human Resource Management Association

Jurisdiction

The WFPMA is registered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is ruled by Swiss civil law.

Objectives

To serve as the umbrella organisation of all human resource institutes within the Asia Pacific Region.

To improve the quality and effectiveness of professional human resource management in the region..

To encourage and support human resource managers in creating and developing their own associations in Asia Pacific countries where they do not yet exist.

To provide guidance and assistance to all member countries especially with regards to their programs that will uplift the human resource management profession.

Events
6-8
Dec
Location: Colombo, Srilanka
18
Aug
Location: Virtual Conference
09
May