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.
9 December 2011
The profile of ILO’s work on promoting gender equality in the workplace being raised significantly, and to the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries being invited to make a presentation at a Emerging Pacific Women’s Leadership Program workshop hosted by Vital Voices Global Partnership
5 December 2011
ILO contributed assistance to the Fiji National Committee for Disabled Persons (FNCDP) to organize a National Stakeholders information sharing meeting for promoting Decent Work for people with disabilities
5 - 7 December 2011
Getting the most out of the Decent Work Country Programme was a key theme of the ILO Pacific Trade Union Workshop on International Labour Standards and Capacity Building held in Auckland, New Zealand, December 2011
Labour Statistics and Labour Market Information and Analysis in the Pacific -Technical Training Course-
28 November - 2 December 2011
ILO will undertake a technical training course on Labour Statistics and LMIA in the Pacific with an important SPC technical contribution, on behalf of the principal producers and users of labour statistics.
14 - 17 November 2011
The review conference included discussions on policy priorities by partners, workers and employers to gauge views and opinions as the starting point of reforming the Employment Act
18 August - 1 September 2011
Periodic reports on ratified Conventions are due to be submitted to the ILO by 1 September 2011.
26 - 28 July 2011
The forum aimed to foster mutual understanding and consensus, develop partnership and collaboration and identify key players in establishing one Strategic Child Labour Action Framework
National Tripartite Workshop to Develop of the National OSH Programme and to Promote the Ratification the ILO Convention No. 187 (2006)
9 June 2011
The purposes of the workshop were: 1) to promote tripartite cooperation and consultation; 2) to analyze current OSH status and identify priority OSH areas for action; 3) to discuss the steps in developing National OSH programme and taskforce setting; and 4) to promote the ratification and promotion of ILO Promotional Framework for OSH Convention (C187).
6 - 9 June 2011
A follow-up review meeting on the progress of occupational safety and health interventions in waste collection in the Lautoka city council, Fiji.
1 - 3 June 2011
ILO is collaborating with JICA to provide occupational safety and health interventions to garbage workers that are keeping the city of Port Moresby clean.
28 April 2011
On 28 April 2011, the ILO Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries (CO-Suva) observed World Day for Occupational Safety and Health.
ACTRAV- IPEC Sub-Regional Workshop for Worker's Organizations on Social Dialogue and Child Labour – South Pacific
7 - 9 February 2011
To share and consolidate the accumulated knowledge, and to strengthen the role of workers organizations in the fight against child labour.
19 November 2010
The ILO in conjunction with the University of the South Pacific (USP) organized a public lecture & panel discussion on labour market information and analysis in the Pacific through regional partnership and capacity building. The speakers were from USP, ILO, social partners and the relevant government ministries.
LMIA Mission - Strengthening Labour Market Information and Analysis in the Pacific through Regional Partnership and Capacity Building
15 - 26 November 2010
A joint mission aims to strengthen the need assessment and to mobilise resources with partners (i.e. SPC, PIFS, UNESCAP, World Bank, Australia & New Zealand) in support of LMIA in the Pacific.
1 November 2010
The ILO Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries hosted a one day workshop on International Labour Standards, the ILO Supervisory System and Reporting Obligations.
27 - 28 October 2010
The workshop brings together seafarers, ship owners and government labour and maritime officers from Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu to promote the ratification and implementation of the MLC Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 in the Pacific.
27 September - 1 October 2010
Secondary school teachers in the Northern Division have joined forces to make the International Labour Organization’s Start Your Own Business (SYOB) Kit a success as part of their efforts to tackle child labour.
15 - 17 September 2010
The ILO Country Office for South Pacific Islands Countries officials facilitated specific sessions at the Seminar for Parliamentarians on Population and Development in Port Vila, Vanuatu.
28 August - 4 September 2010
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Establishment of the Tripartite Labour Advisory Council was drafted. It was signed by all tripartite constituents at a workshop and signed copies distributed to the parties.
8 - 9 February 2010
This High-Level meeting took into account developments in the region and discussed a Regional Implementation Plan for decent work. It served as a platform to identify existing constraints and opportunities for promoting/accelerating implementation of ILO Decent Work Country Programmes, in particular in light of the global economic crisis and climate change.