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.
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
Director Donglin Li presents his credentials to H.E. the Prime Minister of Tonga Honourable Akilisi Pohiva
04 February 2018
A zero draft Decent Work Country Programme for Tonga was developed and presented to the Tonga National Tripartite Consultation Committee (TNTCC).
23 January 2018
06 December 2017
A preliminary impact assessment on a response project to support redundant Yazaki EDS workers have found good results through a collaborative effort between the ILO, the multinational and national implementation partners.
03 December 2017
The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has launched a report which highlights trade union action to promote decent work for persons with disabilities. ACTRAV talked to the department’s focal point on disability at work, Nezam Qahoush about the challenges persons with disabilities face in the world of work and the role of the trade union movement in promoting decent work for them.
16 November 2017
Launch of the Republic of Marshall Islands National Action Plan on Youth Employment (2017-2019)
12 November 2017
In an effort to improve the quality of entrepreneurship trainers in the Pacific, the ILO conducted a Training of Master Trainers on Start & Improve Your Business (SIYB) in Port Vila, Vanuatu
08 October 2017
Both institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help monitoring the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Pacific.
17 September 2017
The ILO Bureau for Employers Activities (ACTEMP) is currently developing a ‘toolkit’ to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in disaster preparedness, and an employers’ resource pack for employers’ organisation to support their members enterprise in preparing and responding to disaster.
28 August 2017
The ILO is working together with national partner organisations in Samoa to ensure redundant workers are provided with employment and social protection services.
22 August 2017
The International Labour Organization (ILO) partners with the Fiji Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism (MITT) to run the SIYB Training Programme
26 May 2017
Representatives from ILO’s 11 Pacific member States along with key stakeholders from the Pacific development community discussed the Future of Work in the Pacific and proposed policy priorities to address the transformations unfolding across the region's labour markets.