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.
27 November 2012
Violence against women, particularly young women, is a pronounced problem in the Pacific. This is recognised by the United Nations Working Group on Youth (UNWGY), chaired by the International Labour Organization
27 November 2012
A two year programme under the umbrella of the Decent Work Agenda of the Australian - ILO Partnership Agreement
8 - 9 November 2012
Fiji Corrections Services Northern Division will have a awareness workshop on capacity building on OHS and HIV policy (Recommendation 200) on the 8th and 9th November in Labasa, Fiji.The overall aim of the Policy is to provide guidelines on reducing the transmission of HIV and AIDS and give appropriate care and support to personnel, their dependents and inmates infected and affected by HIV and AIDS through comprehensive, relevant, effective, coordinated, and accessible services in cooperation and collaboration with government, non-governmental organizations and other partners.
1 November 2012
The International Labour Organization Office for Pacific Island Countries is convening a seminar on Establishing a new PNG National Employment Policy to be held in Port Moresby, PNG on the 1 November, 2012.
31 October - 2 November 2012
Papua New Guinea’s existing Decent Work Country Programme prioritises the completion and implementation of labour law reform, and in particular, the passage of the Industrial Relations Bill and revisions to the Employment Act.
30 October 2012
The International Labour Organization Office for Pacific Island Countries is convening a mentoring workshop on reforming the Employment Act in PNG to be held in Port Moresby, PNG on the 30 Ocotber, 2012.
26 October 2012
The ILO once again was asked to make a presentation at the Fiji Human Resource Institute (FHRI) 6th National Convention 2012. The FHRI is the national leader in promoting Human Resources development in increasing the level of performance and productivity and is affiliated with the Australian Human Resources Institute.
21 October 2012
The ILO/SPC HIV Project was launched on the 22 October by the Deputy Secretary for the Ministry of Labour, Fiji, Mr Osea Cawaru.
15 - 19 October 2012
The ILO initiated the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) by the PNG Employers Federation and Trade Union Congress.
12 - 18 October 2012
Nation wide training programmes to raise awareness on the stigma and discrimination associated with HIV and build-capacity within different public sector organizations
3 - 4 October 2012
The 2nd Pacific Island Forum Disability Ministers’ Meeting was held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 3-4 October 2012, with the theme of ‘Progressing Disability Inclusive Development’.
Disability Workshop on Convention (No. 159) on Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disabled Persons) for Pacific Island Governments
5 - 7 September 2012
The ILO in partnership with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat are planning to hold a regional meeting on Convention 1983 (No. 159) on Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment (Disable Persons). This meeting is tentatively scheduled from 5th - 7th September 2012.
31 July - 2 August 2012
The program builds on the Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme and will provide a shot in the arm to industries facing seasonal labour shortages. While horticulture remains the focus of the program, a targeted three-year trial will run in the aquaculture, cane, cotton and accommodation industries.
14 June 2012
The book highlights the stories of 10 locals who had stepped forward to share their experiences and struggles to secure employment despite their disabilities.
World Day Against Child Labour June 12, 2012 Human rights and social justice... let's end child labour
12 June 2012
This year the World Day Against Child Labour theme "Human rights and social justice... let's end child labour" provides a spotlight on the right of all children to be protected from child labour and from other violations of fundamental human rights.
28 April 2012
On 28 April 2012, the ILO Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries (CO-Suva) observes World Day for Occupational Safety and Health.
8 March 2012
Each year on 8 March, ILO celebrates International Women’s Day with an event honouring women of courage and conviction, from different aspects of the world of work
29 February 2012
Recent investigations confirm that both Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands are making progress in terms of access to, and delivery of, basic health and education services.
26 - 27 January 2012
Preventing the abuse and exploitation of children in Fiji is a priority for the Ministry of Labour.
Fiji Commerce and Employers' Federation (FCEF) launches its Employment Relations Service & Guide to Industrial Relations in Fiji
13 December 2011
The Fiji Commerce and Employers’ Federation (FCEF) in partnership with the ILO’s Employers’ Bureau, ACT/EMP, launched its Employment Relations Service on the 13th Dec 2011.