Publications

The ILO publishes a wide range of books, reports, working papers, training manuals, CD-ROMs, videos and flash movies, relevant to the South Pacific Island Countries. Some of these can be downloaded directly. Others can be requested from the ILO Library in Suva.

2020

  1. Pacific labour market review 2020

    07 September 2020

    This report presents a baseline assessment of the labour market situation in the Pacific Island Countries. The report was completed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, within the framework of the ILO project on “Strengthening Labour Market Information Systems and Methodologies for Post-Disaster Needs Assessments in the Pacific Island Countries”, covering primarily three of the most disaster-affected countries – Cook Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu.

  2. Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC) Assessment Report on Impact of COVID-19 on Employment and Business

    28 August 2020

    In-Crisis Rapid Assessment: 13th May - 19th June 2020 (Volume 1). Supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO) Office for Pacific Island Countries (CO-Suva), the ILO’s Bureau for Workers Activities (ACTRAV) and the ILO Project “Increased capacities of employers’ and workers’ organisations to participate effectively in the development of social and labour policy”.

  3. © UN Women/Fahad Abdullah Kaize 2020

    Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.

  4. Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    18 August 2020

    Young people’s employment prospects in Asia and the Pacific are severely challenged as a result of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Youth (15–24 years) will be hit harder than adults (25 and older) in the immediate crisis and also risk bearing higher longer-term economic and social costs, says a joint ILO-ADB report.

  5. Impact of COVID19 on employment and business in the Pacific

    26 July 2020

    To determine the impact of COVID19 on employment and business in the Pacific Island Countries, the ILO Pacific Office is working with its National Tripartite Constituents in the member countries to undertake Rapid Assessments (RA). RA’s for Fiji and Samoa has been completed with a solid model to replicate in Tonga, Palau, Republic of Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Kiribati.

  6. An ILO for All Seasons-The International Labour Organization's Ways out of Crisis

    29 June 2020

    Over a hundred years, the ILO has developed International Labour Standards and Policy Responses to mitigate the effects of employment and social crises.The COVID-19 pandemic has shown how hasards move in a globalized world. It has highlighted the need to use the tools that are available for countering social and economic crises and securing the safety and health of workers. This book traces the development of these tools and the ways in which they have been successfully applied over the last hundred years.

2019

  1. ILO 45 years in the Pacific 1974-2019

    01 December 2019

    To celebrate the ILO Centenary in 2019, the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries looks back and reflects on the ILO presence in the Pacific and its work with tripartite and other social partners. This publication is a selective and reflective documentation of the ILO’s work in the region, to illustrate the diversity, the ‘journey’, and some of the activities and achievements of ILO technical assistance in the Pacific over 45 years.

  2. Employment and environmental sustainability in Asia and the Pacific

    20 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  3. Employment and environmental sustainability in Vanuatu

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for Vanuatu is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  4. Employment and environmental sustainability in Tuvalu

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for Tuvalu is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  5. Employment and environmental sustainability in Samoa

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for Samoa is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  6. Employment and environmental sustainability in Tonga

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for Tonga is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  7. Employment and environmental sustainability in the Solomon Islands

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for the Solomon Islands is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  8. Employment and environmental sustainability in Palau

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for Palau is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  9. Employment and environmental sustainability in the Marshall Islands

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for the Marshall Islands is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  10. Employment and environmental sustainability in Kiribati

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for Kiribati is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  11. Employment and environmental sustainability in Fiji

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for Fiji is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  12. Employment and environmental sustainability in the Cook Islands

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact sheet for the Cook Islands is part of a series providing a baseline for key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance in 36 countries across Asia and the Pacific. These indicators include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  13. Employment and environmental sustainability in Papua New Guinea

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  14. Employment and environmental sustainability in the Pacific islands

    18 November 2019

    The Employment and Environmental Sustainability Fact Sheets series provides key indicators of employment and environmental sustainability performance. They include: (i) employment in environmental sectors; (ii) skill levels; (iii) vulnerability of jobs; (iv) jobs in renewable energy; and (v) scoring on the Environmental Performance Index.

  15. Labour Mobility in Pacific Island Countries

    10 November 2019

    At the ILO’s High Level Tripartite Forum on Climate Change and Decent Work in the Pacific Islands Countries in PNG on 24-26 July 2019, the current state, challenges and future strategies for Labour Mobility in the Pacific will be discussed. This Working Paper will serve as a starting point for discussion at the Forum on labour mobility.