Solomon Islands resources

September 2021

  1. Solomon Islands committed to developing a gender-responsive National Employment Policy

    The ILO in partnership with the Government of Solomon Islands has completed a virtual seminar in Solomon Islands to support the design and formulation of the national employment policy (NEP) for inclusive structural transformation and environmental sustainability which took place from the 14 – 16 September 2021.

  2. Opening remarks for the Solomon Islands National Employment Policy Development Seminar

    Director ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries, Mr. Matin Karimli

  3. Solomon Islands National Employment Policy Seminar 2021

    ILO in partnership with Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration are running a three-day workshop in Solomon Islands to support the design and formulation of the national employment policy (NEP) for inclusive structural transformation and environmental sustainability.

  4. Seminar on Development of Solomon Islands National Employment Policy for Structural Transformation & Environmental Sustainability

    14 - 16 September 2021

    The purpose of the seminar is to help constituents and other state administration bodies to understand the requirements for the development and implementation of a high-quality gender-responsive policy based on relevant information and analysis for review and adoption by the respective key authorities in the countries.

August 2021

  1. ILO Pasifika Update August 2021

    In this edition of the ILO Pacific Newsletter, you will find updates on events and other news highlights of ILO’s work in the Pacific from April to July 2021.

July 2021

  1. 10 years on from the ILO Domestic Workers Convention: What has changed?

    Over half of the world’s domestic workers are in Asia and the Pacific. 10 years on from the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), Anna Olsen, Technical Specialist at the International Labour Organization’s TRIANGLE in ASEAN programme, discusses progress made and ongoing challenges for ensuring decent work for domestic workers in the region.

June 2021

  1. Presentation: Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: Progress and prospects in Asia and the Pacific, ten years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    In 2011, the international community adopted the ILO’s Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), which recognized for the first time that domestic work is work and that domestic workers should enjoy the same labour protections as all other workers.

  2. Making decent work a reality for domestic workers: Progress and prospects in Asia and the Pacific, ten years after the adoption of the Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189)

    In 2011, the international community adopted the ILO’s Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189), which recognized for the first time that domestic work is work and that domestic workers should enjoy the same labour protections as all other workers.

  3. Act now: End child labour!

    The United Nations has declared 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. Matin Karimli, ILO's Director for the Pacific, and Sheldon Yett, UNICEF Representative for the Pacific, explain why the time for change is now.

  4. Report: Youth takes the floor - Empowering Youths as Agents for Peace and Social Cohesion

    The “Youth takes the Floor” training course was designed, facilitated and delivered by ITC (International Training Centre, Turin, Italy) and DevCurate (Bangkok, Thailand) for 35 youths in the Solomon Islands.

April 2021

  1. Enough is enough: Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

    An opinion piece by: Matin Karimli, Director of the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries and Sandra Bernklau, Representative of UN Women, Pacific ahead of the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and the 7th Meeting of the Pacific Ministers for Women

March 2021

  1. ILO Pasifika Update March 2021

    In this edition of the ILO Pacific Newsletter, you will find updates on events and other news highlights of ILO’s work in the Pacific from December 2020 to March 2021.

December 2020

  1. Rethinking New Strategies For Pacific Communities - Covid-19 And Social Protection

  2. Make persons with disabilities a priority during COVID-19 recovery in the Pacific

November 2020

  1. ILO Pasifika Update November 2020

    In this edition of the ILO Pacific Newsletter, you will find updates on events and other news highlights of ILO’s work in the Pacific from April to October 2020.

September 2020

  1. Targeted responses needed to combat youth employment crisis - ADB & ILO report

    The joint Tackling the COVID-19 Youth Employment Crisis in Asia and the Pacific report says COVID-19 has triggered a massive disruption of labour markets which has had a disproportionate impact on youth unemployment.

  2. The Pacific narrative on the future of work

    11 September 2020

    The symposium marks the occasion of the UN Day for South-South Triangular Cooperation (SSTC) observed annually on the 12th September.

  3. ILO, ITC-ILO and PIPSO sign Letter of Intent to collaborate on capacity building of Pacific EBMO

    The International Labour Organization (ILO), the International Training Centre Programme for Employers Activities (ITC-ILO/ACTEMP), and the Pacific Island Private Sector Organization (PIPSO) have concluded a cooperation agreement to further promote a more structured, strategic and sustainable approach to capacity building of Employer and Business Membership Organizations (EBMO) in the Pacific Islands.

  4. ILO/ADB Presentation: Tackling the COVID-19 youth employment crisis in Asia and the Pacific

    by Felix Weidenkaff, ILO, and Paul Vandenberg, ADB Co-publication of the Asian Development Bank and the International Labour Organization

  5. Pacific labour market review 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.