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.

May 2013

  1. Kiribati Chamber of Commerce & Industry launch Business Survey Report

    27 May 2013

    The Kiribati Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) in collaboration with the International Labour Organization (ILO) launched the Kiribati Business Survey Report at the Novotel Hotel, in Nadi, Fiji.

  2. Pacific Islands Private Sector Organization (PIPSO) Meeting

    27 - 28 May 2013

    Private sector perspective on youth entrepreneurship in the tourism sector – what are the opportunities, challenges & solutions

  3. Samoa Decent Work Country Programme Review

    21 May 2013

    Strengthening DWCP's with a specific focus on national priorities.

  4. Draft employment relations bill debated in Tonga

    20 May 2013

    Tonga’s Ministry of Commerce, Tourism and Labour is consulting widely on a draft Employment Relations Bill to progressively implement the International Labour Organisation’s eight fundamental Conventions.

  5. Know about Business Training of Trainers

    13 May 2013

    This initiative is part of the EU- funded Tackling Child Labour through Education (TACKLE) project implemented by the ILO’s International Programme for the Elimination of Child Labour, which strengthens formal education and training interventions aimed at preventing children from dropping out of school and entering into child labour.

  6. Implementing Good Practice in Tripartite Labour Committees

    1 May 2013

    The ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries is developing guidance for member countries to assist with the establishment and implementation of tripartite labour advisory committees.

April 2013

  1. World Day for Occupational Safety and Health - Prevention of Occupational Diseases 2013

    25 - 26 April 2013

    On 26 April 2013, the ILO Country Office for Pacific Island Countries observes World Day for Occupational Safety and Health in Kiribati, Papua New Guinea and Fiji.

  2. ILO participates in the Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting, Port Moresby PNG

    19 April 2013

    The Commonwealth Youth Programmes brought in ministers and their delegations from the 54 Commonwealth countries. It was divided into three separated by inter-linked events: The Youth Leaders Forum; the Youth Stakeholders Forum; and The Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting .

  3. Women in Business and Management, Regional Workshop, Bangkok, 18-19 April 2013

    19 April 2013

    The ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) together with the ILO Regional Office are organising a Regional Workshop for representatives of the employers’ organizations on “Women in Business and Management”.

  4. PNG National Child Labour Road Show

    14 - 15 April 2013

    The Papua New Guinea Labour and Industrial Relations Department has organised a road show on behalf of the ILO.

  5. Pacific Regional Forum for Youth with Disability

    8 April 2013

    The ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries has been asked to present as a guest speaker on a panel covering topics on the Post 2015 Development agenda, including: Education, Employment, Economic Empowerment and Health.

February 2013

  1. Occupational Safety and Health Inspection - Papua New Guinea

    25 February - 1 March 2013

    The ILO is organizing this workshop to expose OSH inspectors in PNG to the international experience, best practices and guidelines for the inspection of the OSH.

  2. Fiji National Child Labour Forum

    25 - 28 February 2013

    The Forum will serve as a platform to finalize the National Action Plan (NAP)to eliminate the worst forms of Child Labour including trafficking

  3. Tuvalu Overseas Seafarers Union draft workplace policy for HIV

    21 February - 21 March 2013

    On completion of a training conducted by the ILO/SPC Pacific Island Workplaces Combating HIV and AIDS Project, the Tuvalu Overseas Seafarers Union haved drafted their workplace policy for HIV. TOSU currently have a HIV programme where they provide condom supplies to their members.

  4. ILO and Crisis response in Samoa

    11 - 15 February 2013

    In Samoa UN agencies have been involved in undertaking initial impact assessments and now supporting the design of recovery and rebuilding programmes.

January 2013

  1. Elimination of sexual harassment in the workplace - Fiji

    21 January 2013

    According to the National Policy on Sexual Harassment and the Employment Relations Promulgation in Fiji, all employers are responsible for ensuring that workplace policies on elimination of sexual harassment are in place.

December 2012

  1. ILO Support to Solomon Islands Council of Trade Unions Leadership Training Workshop

    12 - 14 December 2012

    The Solomon Islands Council of Trade Union (SICTU) represents the nine Trade Unions and Associations in Solomon Islands.

November 2012

  1. HIV workplace policy formulation initiatives in Fiji

    29 - 30 November 2012

    Nation wide training programmes to raise awareness on the stigma and discrimination associated with HIV and build-capacity within different public sector organizations

  2. Elimination of sexual harassment in the workplace - PNG

    28 - 29 November 2012

    As part of the United Nations’ contribution to the 16 Days Campaign to End Violence Against Women in the Pacific, the International Labour Organization (ILO) organized a training on elimination of sexual harassment in the workplace in Port Moresby

  3. Employment Policy in Fiji

    28 - 30 November 2012

    The International Labour Organization Office for Pacific Island Countries is convening a capacity-building workshop on Employment Policy in Fiji to be held in Suva, Fiji from 28-30 November, 2012.