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.
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.
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.
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.
21 March 2016
Samoa National Tripartite Forum members attend ILO regional workshop on Skills for Green Jobs
19 March 2016
ILO (Officer in Charge) Mr. Satoshi Sasaki spoke as the chief guest and speaker at the conference
17 March 2016
ILO (National Coordinator for Samoa) Mr. Tomasi Peni presented on SDG8 Decent Work and economic growth
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.
Community-Based Enterprise Development (C-BED) Training of trainers for Solomon Islands Prisons Department
22 - 24 September 2015
21 - 22 September 2015
18 September 2015
The ADB, ILO and University of South Pacific (USP) will organize a regional conference, to be held in Suva, Fiji, that will bring together 14 ADB Member Pacific Countries (of which 10 are ILO Member Countries)
Foundation Skills Train-the-Trainers Programme for Senior Papua New Guinea OSH Inspection and Senior Labour Inspection staff
14 - 19 September 2015
8 - 10 September 2015
Employment Projection Model Training for Ministry of Finance and Planning amd Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Productivity - Fiji
8 - 9 September 2015
13 - 16 April 2015
The forum will bring together national level policy makers from a range of relevant government departments (including labour, education and social welfare) workers and employers’ organizations, civil society representatives, including media representatives from the five Pacific Island countries, Fiji, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, Samoa and the Solomon Islands. The aim of the forum is to share knowledge and experiences on best practices methods when dealing with issues related to child labour and trafficking, develop a sub-regional strategy for action and develop media guidelines for advocating on child labour and trafficking issues.
1 - 4 September 2014
The Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) will be held from 1 to 4 September 2014 in Apia, Samoa, under the theme Sustainable Development through Genuine and Durable Partnerships.
Sub regional technical workshop on work statistics (19th ICLS Resolution) and labour migration statistics for the Pacific Islands Countries (PICs)
28 July - 1 August 2014
Organized by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), the University of the South Pacific (USP), and the UNESCAP Statistical Institute for Asia and the Pacific (SIAP)
Labour Law and Implementation "Good Practice Tripartism" training for the Samoa National Tripartite Forum
25 - 29 May 2014
A two day training for the Samoa National Tripartite Forum on “Good Practice Tripartism”.To undertake a participatory capacity assessment of labour and OSH inspection functions to inform the development of a training package for labour and OSH inspectors.
19 - 20 May 2014
A two-day strategic planning session for Women Entrepreneurs and Business Council (WEBC) was conducted to provide a vision and direction for the Council and develop a short to medium term work plan
2 - 4 April 2014
Thirty PNG seasonal workers getting ready to work in Australia and New Zealand have, as part of their pre-departure preparations, received Business Awareness training. The goal of the training being to encourage participants to think creatively about how they can best used their income and new skills when they return from overseas work. This training was based on the international recognized ILO’s “Start Your Business” programme.