Solomon Islands resources

January 2010

  1. Youth employment promotion in Pacific Island countries

    The proposed project addresses the complexity of youth employment issues and contributes to poverty reduction and social stability in the Pacific. It builds on the experience and lessons learned, gained from the implementation of previous ILO projects, especially from its ongoing Pacific YEP.

  2. Strengthening skills and employability in the Pacific

    The aim of this project is to foster the adoption of responsible and thus sustainable workplace practices – economic, social and environmental – in MSMEs in order to improve their productivity and competitiveness in a manner that contributes to sustainable and equitable economic development.

  3. Sustaining competitive and responsible enterprises in the Pacific

    The aim of this project is to foster the adoption of responsible and thus sustainable workplace practices – economic, social and environmental – in MSMEs in order to improve their productivity and competitiveness in a manner that contributes to sustainable and equitable economic development.

  4. Pacific regional maritime labour standards promotion and port worker protection programme

    The proposed programme addresses issues of International Labour Standards and decent work promotion, as well as protection for maritime workers. It builds on past ILO projects to promote ILS ratification and implementation and specifically builds on the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) gap analyses recently carried out. It also seeks to implement the ILO report on establishment of a regional seafarers' identity documents (SIDs) issuance system.

  5. Strengthening labour market information and analysis in the Pacific through regional partnership and capacity-building

    The immediate objective of the project will be to improve labour market information and analysis processes and systems and institutional capacity at the national and regional level, through enhanced coordination and mobilization of regional resources and expertise, as outlined in the Forum Economic Action Plan 2009. The development objective is to increase understanding of Pacific labour markets based on sound labour market statistics for the formulation of policies and programmes that can support enhanced intra-regional labour mobility, create decent employment opportunities, particularly for women and youth, and support economic growth and economic integration.

  6. Promoting good labour market governance in the Pacific through labour law reform, implementation of core and governance International Labour Standards and capacity building of tripartite constituents

    The development objective of this project is for labour legislation and policy at a national and regional level, to promote good labour market governance and effectively implement Core and Governance International Labour Standards.

  7. Fact sheet on ILO in Solomon Islands

    Describes the background of ILO in Solomon Islands and the Decent Work Country Programmes.

  8. Pacific labour market scenarios: economic crisis, climate change & decent work

    Eight ILO Member States are located in the Pacific region. Due to their geographic isolation, small populations and domestic markets, and vulnerability to external shocks, these countries face a number of socio-economic challenges. Against this context, as well as the Global Financial and Economic Crisis (GFEC) and climate change, this report examines possible labour market scenarios and discusses relevant policy responses.

August 2009

  1. Decent Work Country Programme: Solomon Islands

    This document outlines the Decent Work Country Programme for Solomon Islands for the period 2009-2012.

April 2009

  1. Pacific business awareness trainers' guide: Generate your business idea

    The Business Awareness Trainer’s Guide has been developed by the International Labour Office (ILO) to supplement the Start Your Business (SYB) program in Pacific Island Countries. The programme is designed to enable people, including young men and women, to draw up a simple business plan for an enterprise they wish to start.

  2. Pacific Youth Employment Newsletter, April 2009

    First issue of the newsletter on the Subregional Programme on Education, Employability and Decent Work for Youth in Pacific Island Countries.

March 2008

  1. Skills development in the Pacific: The special skills development needs of small island economies: Report of ILO/SKILLS-AP/Japan Regional Technical Meeting Skills Development in the Pacific: The special skills development needs of small island economies at Tanao International Hotel, Nadi, Fiji, 26 - 28 March 2008

    This meeting was set up to address the needs with the overall objective to discuss the key issues and major challenges for skills develoment in the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) Special emphasis was to be placed on the development of national skills strategies and assisting countries as they go through the process of developing their national and possibly regional skills strategies.

  2. ILO/SKILLS-AP/Japan/Regional Technical Meeting Skills Development in the Pacific: the Special Skills Development Needs of Small Island Economics

    26 - 28 March 2008

    Asia-Pacific regional technical meeting on skills development needs of small island economies in the Pacific funded by Japan.

February 2006

  1. Social protection for all men and women: A sourcebook for extending social security coverage in Solomon Islands

    This publication is intended to serve as a reference book for planners to formulate the policy and strategy to extend social security coverage to the entire population of Solomon Islands.