Resources from ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries

  1. Enough is enough: Eliminating Violence and Harassment in the World of Work

    23 April 2021

    An opinion piece by: Matin Karimli, Director of the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries and Sandra Bernklau, Representative of UN Women, Pacific ahead of the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and the 7th Meeting of the Pacific Ministers for Women

  2. Creative Entrepreneurs and Artists Dialogue with UN Influencers

    20 April 2021

    Having access to policy and decision makers is a major challenge for owners of micro and small enterprises, including those in the informal sector.

  3. One voice: Supporting Fijian performing artists influence national COVID-19 recovery

    15 April 2021

    On April 15th, the UN in the Pacific marked World Art Day by convening, for the first time, an interactive gathering with representatives from twenty-two Fijian Dance Companies and Groups.

  4. MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    08 April 2021

    This e-newsletter will be a monthly edition highlighting the stories of beneficiaries and support provided to them by the Informal Economies Recovery Project funded by the UN COVID Multi-Trust Partnership Fund, jointly implemented by ILO, UNESCO, UNDP and IFAD.

  5. ILO Pasifika Update March 2021

    31 March 2021

    In this edition of the ILO Pacific Newsletter, you will find updates on events and other news highlights of ILO’s work in the Pacific from December 2020 to March 2021.

  6. Quarterly Newsletter: Pacific Cimate Change Migration and Human Security Programme (PCCMHS) March 2021

    30 March 2021

    The PCCMHS programme’s quarterly newsletter - March 2021

  7. “We could all do with a bit of hope” – What the informal economies recovery project means for Tonga

    30 March 2021

    This month we sat down with Mele Amanaki - Secretary General of the Tonga Public Service Association [TPSA] – a key partner in the Inclusive Economic Recovery through Sustainable Enterprises in the Informal Economies. She spoke about her role and what the Project means for Tonga.

  8. Project launched as part of UN75 events

    30 March 2021

    The project was launched on 10th December 2020 as part of a series of events to mark UN75.

  9. Project consultations on implementation modalities with national stakeholders

    30 March 2021

    The objective of the inception meetings were to consult national stakeholders on implementation modalities and potential partnerships. Meetings with Vanuatu, Palau and Tonga stakeholders were held virtually while the Fiji meeting was held face-to-face.

  10. How a typical informal sector micro business is surviving

    30 March 2021

    With informal employment accounting for more than half of all jobs in Fiji, Palau, Tonga and Vanuatu, it became clear that the hitherto ‘invisible sector,’ was going to be the biggest key to driving economic recovery across the Pacific region.