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.

January 2024

  1. Global Youth Forum 2024: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    29 January - 9 February 2024

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the 2024 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

November 2023

  1. Subregional Labour Law Training

    7 - 8 November 2023

    Through the support of the Promoting the implementation of ILO Standards in Pacific Island Countries (PILS Project) funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, the ILO Country office for Pacific Island Countries is facilitating a subregional training workshop on labour law to support these countries’ goals.

August 2023

  1. Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo

    30 - 31 August 2023

    The Pacific Islands Entrepreneurship Expo serves as a dynamic platform where visionary entrepreneurs, strategic partners in business development, financial experts, and influential stakeholders converge with a shared goal: Fortifying the entrepreneurial ecosystem across the Pacific Islands.

July 2023

  1. Young Leaders Boot Camp 2023

    24 July - 4 August 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Young Leaders Boot Camp 2023 – a two-week interactive learning experience which welcomes undergraduate, graduate students and young professionals seeking to acquire the skills necessary to pursue a career in the UN system and other IOs.

  2. Summer Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    3 - 14 July 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

January 2023

  1. Winter Global Youth Forum 2023: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2023 agenda for sustainable development

    30 January - 10 February 2023

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Winter 2023 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

December 2022

  1. 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting

    6 - 9 December 2022

    The 17th Asia and the Pacific Regional Meeting (APRM) will bring together government ministers, representatives of workers' and employers' organizations, and academics from Asia, the Pacific and the Arab States in Singapore to discuss concrete steps to drive a human-centred recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.

November 2022

  1. Project Launch: Labour Mobility for Sustainable Development and Climate Resilience in the Pacific

    29 November 2022

  2. 3rd UN Pacific Forum on Business and Human Rights

    10 - 22 November 2022

    The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Regional Office for the Pacific and the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights (UNWG) are organising the 3rd UN Pacific Forum on Business and Human Rights to be held from 21-22 November 2022 in Suva, Fiji in a hybrid format.

September 2022

  1. Pacific webinar: Navigating shocks and crises, a Framework to support smaller firms in developing countries

    5 September 2022

    Organized by the ILO’s SME unit, with the support of McKinsey & Company, this webinar series aims to promote dialogue on the different ways governments & ecosystem partners can best collaborate to help small business to overcome crises & build resilience.

July 2022

  1. Summer Global Youth Forum 2022: Youth at the forefront of achieving the 2030 agenda for sustainable development

    25 July - 12 August 2022

    The ITCILO, training arm of the International Labour Organization, organizes the Summer 2022 edition of its Global Youth Forum – an experiential learning platform bringing youth at the forefront of efforts aimed at supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and achieving its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  2. PCCMHS programme research round up

    21 July 2022

  3. Introduction to ILO Electronic Case Management System (ECMS) Pilot Phase for Samoa and Cook Islands

    5 July 2022

December 2021

  1. COP26 agreements on Just Transition – What implications for Asia and the Pacific? A discussion panel

    1 December 2021

    This special session of the Asia Pacific Green Jobs Network meeting will discuss the implications of the negotiations and events of COP26 on the Asia Pacific region. It will specifically focus on Just Transition, coal phase out, and the 04.11.2021 Declaration on Supporting The Conditions For A Just Transition Internationally: Green growth, decent work, and economic prosperity in the transition to net zero.

November 2021

  1. Seminar on the review and development of Fiji's National Employment Policy for Inclusive Structural Transformation and Environmental Sustainability

    21 - 22 November 2021

    The purpose of the seminar is to help constituents and other state administration bodies to understand the requirements for the review, 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 Fiji.

  2. COP26 Side Event: Building a comprehensive regional approach to climate mobility: learnings from the Pacific Climate Change Migration and Human Security (PCCMHS) programme

    9 November 2021

September 2021

  1. 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. Kiribati reintegration action plan for returned migrant workers: Consultation and Validation Workshops

    31 August 2021

July 2021

  1. Seasonal worker schemes review report: Validation workshops

    28 - 30 July 2021

  2. Asia and Pacific: Regional launch event of the International Journal of Labour Research

    16 July 2021

    The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) organized a high-level regional launch of the International Journal of Labour Research on 16th July2021. “COVID-19 and Recovery: The Role of Trade Unions in Building Forward Better” is launched during a panel discussions which bring together authors, researchers , academics, ILO representatives and leaders from trade union in Asia and Pacific.