This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries. The most recent release is at the top.
12 June 2019
The ILO’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182) has achieved almost universal ratification by the ILO’s 187 member States, and the ratification rate of the Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) is not far behind.
12 June 2019
Tuvalu is the 186th Member State to have ratified Convention No. 182.
18 April 2019
National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.
13 March 2019
Marshall Islands is the 184th Member State to have ratified Convention No. 182.
04 March 2019
Palau is the 183rd Member State to have ratified Convention No. 182
25 February 2019
21 September 2018
The Government of Cook Islands has deposited with the International Labour Office the instruments of ratification for two ILO Conventions: C144 on the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) and C182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, which have now been formally registered
03 September 2018
The NEP is an overarching framework that sets the stage for a coherent and integrated vision to balance productivity, employment creation, social protection and sustainability.
23 August 2018
Tripartite regional workshop on International Labour Standards (ILS) and reporting obligations for Pacific Island Countries
12 August 2018
Young Entrepreneurs Chamber (YEC) Samoa made its first debut engagement with the wider public at the national youth week celebrations to mark International Youth Day 2018.
New ILO-SPREP partnership to promote green jobs as a driver of sustainable development in the Pacific
26 July 2018
09 July 2018
The Director of the ILO Office for Pacific Islands presented the work of the ILO on cooperatives to promote decent work at an international forum on cooperative development in the Pacific region.
Successful first round for ILO-UNDP submission on youth entrepreneurship and peace-building in Solomon Islands
15 June 2018
After a successful submission of a concept note on youth entrepreneurship and peacebuilding for Solomon Islands, the ILO and UNDP have been invited to submit a full proposal to the UN Peace Building Fund
27 April 2018
A joint initiative of the ILO, the Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Consumer, Innovation and Labour and the Tonga Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TCCI).
26 April 2018
Youth safety and health at work: Early education equals early protection
07 April 2018
The establishment of Young Entrepreneur Councils (YEC) in the Pacific has paved the way to network with the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAYE)
01 April 2018
The Solomon Islands Young Entrepreneurs Council (YEC) is a critical link between government, national employer organisation and young entrepreneurs.
01 April 2018
The establishment of Young Entrepreneurs Council (YEC) in the Pacific
21 March 2018
The ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries and the Ministry of Commerce, Consumer, Trade, Innovation, and Labour (MCCTIL) has launched a community based emergency employment programme in Tonga.
08 March 2018
Rural women must not be overlooked in policy decisions