Events, meetings and trainings

The ILO organizes and takes part in a wide range of meetings, conferences, workshops and training events, throughout the Pacific. More information about the events listed below can be found by clicking on the relevant link, or by contacting the CO-Suva.

November 2019

  1. Effective regional policy engagement for Pacific Trades Unions on Just Transition for Climate Sustainability

    28 November 2019

    A Regional workshop organized by the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries in collaboration with the Australia People for Health, Education and Development Abroad (APHEDA)

  2. Strengthening capacities of employers'and workers' organizations on promotion of youth employment in disaster and conflict settings

    11 - 15 November 2019

    A Regional course organized by the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries and the International Training Centre of the ILO (ITCILO)

August 2019

  1. National Strategic Planning Forum to Develop a Joint Road-map for Fiji as a Pathfinder Country to Achieve SDG Target 8.7

    22 - 23 August 2019

    The overall aim of the strategic planning forum is to reinforce national commitment and accelerate actions towards the achievement of SDG Target 8.7, in line with Fiji’s status as a Pathfinder Country for Alliance 8.7.

July 2019

  1. Pacific tripartite high level forum on climate change and decent work

    24 - 26 July 2019

    Following the adoption of the ILO's centenary declaration, government, workers and employers representatives from 11 Pacific Islands, Australia and New Zealand will meet to discuss how to develop a human-centered approach to the future of work in the Pacific region.

  2. Workers Capacity Strengthening & Project Consultation Workshop

    17 - 19 July 2019

    Supported by the project: Increased capacities of employers’ and workers’ Organisations to participate effectively in the development of social and labour policy

April 2019

  1. Employers Capacity Strengthening & Project Consultation Workshop

    24 - 25 April 2019

    Supported by the project: Increased capacities of employers’ and workers’ organizations to participate effectively in the development of social and labour policy

February 2019

  1. Know About Business (KAB) training for teachers in Marshall Islands

    25 February - 2 March 2019

    The ILO in collaboration with the Ministry of Education(MoE) and Public School System (PSS) is delivering a KAB training for teacher in Marshall Islands from 25th February – 2nd March 2019 in Majuro, Marshall Islands.

December 2017

  1. National workshop on coping with disruptions in the global supply chain to reduce impact on youth employment in Samoa

    6 - 7 December 2017

    The ILO has been providing technical assistance to Yazaki EDS Management and national implementing partners to strengthen employment and social protection services in Samoa to support redundant Yazaki workers secure employment.

November 2017

  1. High level dialogue on the Pacific Voice for a Just Transition, Job Creation and Climate Resilience

    7 November 2017

    High-Level Dialogue organized by of The Republic of Fiji (COP 23 President) in partnership with the International Labour Organization to shed light on the interlinkages between Decent work and environmental sustainability.

October 2017

  1. Pacific Consultation on Alliance 8.7

    4 - 6 October 2017

    Ending child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking and preparing for the 4th Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour

  2. Pacific Consultation on Alliance 8.7

    4 - 6 October 2017

    Ending child labour, forced labour, modern slavery and human trafficking and preparing for the 4th Global Conference on the Sustained Eradication of Child Labour

September 2017

  1. Working out of disaster - from response to recovery and preparedness

    18 - 22 September 2017

    From 2015 until now, the ILO has supported post-disaster action in three Pacific island countries through conducting Post-Disaster Needs Assessments (PDNAs) of the Employment and Livelihoods Sector, implementing employment-rich recovery projects and through helping micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to establish disaster-resilient business practices. The demand for preparedness and recovery tools for the MSME’s is high, considering the effect of the disaster to income and employment.

August 2017

  1. National Training for Trainers on Career Counseling as part of the Samoa National Youth Week and International Youth Day

    8 - 9 August 2017

    This initiative is part of the ONE UN Youth Employment Programme (YEP) and in partnership with the Ministry of Women Community and Social Development (Youth Division)

  2. Training of Trainers on Career Counseling in Samoa

    7 August 2017

    This initiative is part of the ONE UN Youth Employment Programme (YEP)

May 2017

  1. High Level Tripartite Dialogue on Future of Work in the Pacific

    23 - 25 May 2017

    The ILO 11 Pacific member States along with key stakeholders from the Pacific development community participated in the High Level Tripartite Dialogue to discuss the Future of Work in the Pacific and propose recommendations to address the transformations unfolding across the region's labour markets and beyond.

April 2017

  1. Pacific Summit and Policy Dialogue on Youth Entrepreneurship

    5 - 7 April 2017

    As the number of young entrepreneurs in the region grows, so does the need for a bigger voice to articulate their needs and concerns. In most Pacific countries, young entrepreneurs have limited opportunities and platforms to champion their cause, despite the numerous issues they encounter.

November 2016

  1. Pacific Sub-Regional Foundation Skills Training for OSH and Labour Inspectors

    21 - 25 November 2016

    Fifteen inspectors from Kiribati, Cook Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Tonga are joining WorkSafe and the International Labour Organization (ILO) for a five day foundations skills training programme.

March 2016

  1. Skills for Green Jobs workshop

    21 March 2016

    Samoa National Tripartite Forum members attend ILO regional workshop on Skills for Green Jobs

  2. The Annual Delegates Conference, Fiji Public Service Association

    19 March 2016

    ILO (Officer in Charge) Mr. Satoshi Sasaki spoke as the chief guest and speaker at the conference

  3. Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's) training for new members of parliament in Samoa

    17 March 2016

    ILO (National Coordinator for Samoa) Mr. Tomasi Peni presented on SDG8 Decent Work and economic growth

November 2015

  1. Technical consultation for government officials concerning working conditions on fishing vessels for ILO member states in the Pacific region

    2 - 3 November 2015

    Increased awareness by government officials from labour and fisheries ministries and agencies of the principles of protecting fishers (C188) and practical steps that can be taken by Pacific Island countries to achieve this.