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Vanuatu's National Employment Policy and skills development
18 May 2023
Wade Evans, Principal of Vanuatu Institute of Technology, spoke about this crucial step towards skills and training development in Vanuatu.
It is an opportunity: Vanuatu's National Employment Policy
18 May 2023
Astrid Boulekone, former General Manager, Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry, spoke about the development of the National Employment Policy.
Vanuatu develops first National Employment Policy
18 May 2023
Loreen Baniuri, Vanuatu Teachers Union, spoke about this crucial step in the country.
National Employment Policy: A crucial step towards a more resilient and inclusive economy
18 May 2023
Murielle Metsan, Comminssioner of Labour, Vanuatu Department of Labour, Ministry of Internal Affairs, spoke about Vanuatu's first National Employment Policy.
The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting
28 November 2022
The Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) brings together representatives of governments, employers' and workers' organizations from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab states.
Fiji’s Commerce & Employers Federation highlights benefits of formalization
17 November 2022
Fiji’s Commerce & Employers Federation highlights the many benefits of formal employment and the importance of learning from other countries how they are tackling informality.
How can you ensure accessibility in your workplace
28 June 2022
The UN Disbility Inclusion Strategy for Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu and the Solomon Isands is implemented by the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries and the OHCHR Regional Office for the Pacific Region, supported by Pacific Disability Forum.
Violence and harassment in world of work: Thoughts of Felix Anthony, Fiji
25 June 2021
ILO Convention No. 190 on Violence and Harassment enters into force today, 25 June 2021. Since the adoption of this convention in 2019, unions have played an important role to end violence and harassment in the world work. Felix Anthony, National Secretary (FTUC) and General Secretary of National Union of Workers (NUW ) shares the experience in Fiji.
COVID-19 Pandemic: How to combat disinformation?
08 December 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic creates an opportunity for some people to cause confusion, chaos and public harm through disinformation. How trade unions can contribute to the combat against this?
COVID-19: How to combat stigma and discrimination at the workplace?
01 December 2020
COVID-19 outbreak has provocated stigma and discrimination against people perceived to have been in contact with the virus or people with certain ethnic backgrounds, nationalities and migrants. How trade unions can address stigma and discrimination at the workplace? Learn more here...
COVID-19: How to end violence and harassment in the world of work?
12 November 2020
Some of the necessary emergency measures adopted to suppress the transmission of covid-19 have exposed and exacerbated various forms of violence and harassment in the world of work. How can unions eradicate violence and harassment in the workplace during and after the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's a video to get you started...
FIJI TV hosts ILO staff to discuss the universal ratification of the ILO Convention on the worst forms of child labour C182
05 August 2020
Fiji TV hosted ILO Office for Pacific Islands staff- Surkafa Katafono, National Programme Officer & Elena Gerasimova, Decent Work and ILS specialist, to discuss the universal ratification of the ILO Convention on the worst forms of child labour C182.
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...
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..
Green entrepreneurship and a just transition in the auto-waste sector in Fiji
23 July 2020
A brief looks at how the auto industry sector in Fiji can transition to a greener economy and what are the constrains to do this.
COVID-19 Pandemic and Migrant workers: the experience from Nepal...
25 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. Ramesh Badal from the General Federation of Nepalese Trade Unions (GEFONT) shares the challenges faced by migrants workers in Nepal and the actions taken by Unions to support them in the country.
Ratification of ILO's Violence and Harassment Convention, 2019 (No. 190)
24 June 2020
The ratification by Fiji, the second after Uruguay, will allow Convention No. 190 to enter into force in June 2021.
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...
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.
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.