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.

October 2010

  1. Pacific Regional Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 - Tripartite Ratification Workshop

    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.

September 2010

  1. TACKLE – Tackling Child Labour through Education Project – SYOB Training

    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.

  2. Seminar for Parliamentarians on Population and Development

    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.

August 2010

  1. Establishment of the Tripartite Labour Advisory Council (MOU) in 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.

February 2010

  1. Tripartite High-Level Meeting : Decent Work for Sustainable Development in the Pacific

    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.

March 2008

  1. 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.

November 2007

  1. Tripartite Technical Meeting on Decent Work: Pacific Island Countries

    26 - 28 November 2007

    The purpose of the meeting was to review the priorities of Decent Work Country Programmes (DWCPs) in the ILO member countries in the Pacific islands.

November 2002

  1. ILO/NZ ODA Sub-regional Training Workshop on the Ratification, Implementation and Reporting on Conventions 138 and 182

    29 November - 2 December 2002

    Subregional training on the ratification, implementation and reporting concerning the ILO Conventions 138 and 182 on worst forms of child labour, under New Zealand Overseas Development Aid project.

  2. High Level Tripartite Pacific Multi-island Seminar on Decent Work : an Intergrated Policy Framework

    26 - 28 November 2002

    Pacific islands' high-level tripartite meeting on a framework policy to integrate decent work.

December 2000

  1. South Pacific Meeting on Social Dialogue

    13 - 14 December 2000

    Meeting on social dialogue in the South Pacific.