1. COVID-19 pandemic: Why youth employment must be a priority for Unions?

    30 July 2020

    Young workers are over represented in sectors that have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The youth employment must be a priority on the agenda of trade unions. Here is why...

  2. COVID-19 pandemic and Migrant workers: What role for Trade Unions?

    30 July 2020

    There are 164 millions migrant workers around the world and they have been very impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. How can trade unions protect migrant workers during the COVID-19 crisis? Learn more here..

  3. Green Entrepreneurship and a Just Transition in the Auto-Waste Sector in Fiji

    23 July 2020

    A brief look at how the auto industry sectors in Fiji can transition to a greener economy and what are the constrains to do this.

  4. ILO Toolkit for Quality Apprenticeships - Vol. 2

    15 July 2020

    The toolkit offers comprehensive, practical guidance to developing and implementing apprenticeship programmes.

  5. Ratification of ILO's Violence and Harassment Convention C190

    24 June 2020

    The ratification by Fiji, the second after Uruguay, will allow Convention No. 190 to enter into force in June 2021

  6. COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Bahrain...

    24 June 2020

    Migrant workers are exposed to vulnerable situations, decent work deficits and inequalities in normal times, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated their situations. Mohamed Musaed from the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions (GFBTU) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Bahrain and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the country.

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    COVID 19 Pandemic: Stimulating the Economy Recovery and Jobs

    18 June 2020

    The ILO policy framework is hinged on four key pillars in tackling the COVID-19 crisis on the basis of International Labour Standards. What can trade unions do to implement the pillar on stimulating the economy and jobs?Learn more here...

  8. Statement by Mr Kameli Batiweti, CEO, Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation, on World Day Against Child Labour 2020

    11 June 2020

    Mr Kameli Batiweti, CEO, Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation shares his message on #nochildlabourday 2020. #COVID19 could result in a rise in poverty and therefore to an increase in child labour as households use every available means to survive.

  9. Statement by Mr Matin Karimli, Director ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries on World Day Against Child Labour 2020

    11 June 2020

    Mr Matin Karimli, Director - ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries shares his message on #nochildlabourday 2020. The #COVID19 crisis could lead to the first rise in child labour after 20 years of progress, according to a new brief from the ILO & UNICEF.

  10. Statement by Mr Sanaka Samarasinha - UN Resident Coordinator for the Pacific on World Day Against Child Labour 2020

    11 June 2020

    Our sincere gratitude to Sanaka Samarasinha - UN Resident Coordinator for the Pacific - for sharing his message on #nochildlabourday "In times of crisis its is important to keep the spotlight on vulnerable children and families."

  11. Statement by Hon. Parveen Bala Kumar, Minister for Employment, Productivity, Industrial Relations, Youth and Sport, The Government of Fiji on World Day Against Child Labour 2020

    11 June 2020

    In times of COVID-19, Fiji an Alliance8.7 pathfinder country is committed to provide children with the best care and protection.

  12. Covid-19 Prevention mitigation measures: Ten Action Points for Trade Unions

    10 June 2020

    Across the globe, Governments are now confronted with the major challenge of putting in place appropriate exit strategies to come out of COVID-19 pandemic.What is the role of trade unions during lockdowns, shutdowns and re-opening? Learn more here...

  13. COVID-19 Pandemic: Youth and Trade unions in digital work

    26 May 2020

    Since 2000, the development of technologies has seen an increase in the number of digital work and digital labour platforms in both developing and developed countries. At the same, with the onset of Covid-19 pandemic and the numerous restrictive lockdown measures, many organizations have resorted to teleworking, which is a form of digital work.

  14. Youth hit hard by COVID-19’s economic fallout

    17 April 2020

    Crises fall hardest on the most vulnerable. When it comes to the social and economic impacts of the pandemic, young people are more likely to feel the pinch harder.

  15. Video of Webinar on promoting social cohesion and peaceful coexistence through TVET

    17 March 2020

    On International Day of Living Together in Peace, ILO’s Skills and Employability Branch together with the Coordination Unit for Peace and Resilience (CSPR) and under the Partnership for improving prospects for host communities and forcibly displaced persons (PROSPECTS), is organizing a webinar to launch a new guide on Promoting Social Cohesion and Peaceful Coexistence in Fragile Contexts through TVET.

  16. Insights on achieving full and productive employment

    17 March 2020

    Interviews recorded during the ILO Employment Policy Research Symposium: The Future of Full Employment, held in December 2019 at ILO/HQ.

  17. My Future Our Plant

    05 March 2020

    #myfutureourplant starts with children

  18. Promoting gender-responsive employment policies

    03 March 2020

    Gender equality is essential for economies and communities to thrive. Economic policies can be a major force in support of a range of social objectives including social justice and gender equality.


  1. Earthquake victims get gravity-fed water supply in Papua New Guinea

    13 December 2019

    A ILO-Japan funded partnership infrastructure project is helping earthquake-affected communities in the Nipa district to access clean drinking water.

  2. Demanding Just Transition for Pacific Young workers and employers

    04 December 2019

    As the world engages at COP25 to discuss climate change, young workers and employers from the pacific express their concerns and priorities to achieve a just transition for decent work. They are concerned as future leaders of workers and employers organizations and are at the frontline of the impact of climate change.