Resources from ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries

  1. Training to help creative enterprises bounce back better

    19 October 2021

    The ILO and the Palau Chamber of Commerce (PCOC) have signed an Implementation Agreement for the management and delivery of business training, advisory and mentoring services.

  2. A first for the Creative Industry and Employer Organizations in the Pacific

    18 October 2021

    The UN Informal Economies Recovery Project is working in collaboration with FCEF, in an initiative that will eventually allow creative business owners to engage in national policy discussions, including on COVID-19 recovery.

  3. Local trainers in Vanuatu access enterprise development tools

    18 October 2021

    The ILO, through the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project is working in partnership with the BDS providers to deliver business training, advisory and mentoring. The target beneficiaries for the services will be the creative sector and agricultural sector enterprises affected by COVID-19.

  4. More trainers to support disaster preparedness for enterprises in Vanuatu

    18 October 2021

    This training was supported by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), under the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project.

  5. A voice for informal economy workers in Vanuatu

    18 October 2021

    The organizing activities by the Vanuatu National Workers Union (VNWU) and the Vanuatu Association of Public Service Employees (VAPSE) is complementary to ILO’s partnership with the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) to improve access to social security for informal sector workers in Vanuatu.

  6. First Informal Sector Trade Shows in Tonga a Success

    18 October 2021

    The ILO through the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project, continues to provide technical assistance to the Tonga Public Service Association (PSA) to organise the informal sector.

  7. Meet our partners - Sept/Oct UN Informal Economies Recovery Project e-newsletter feature

    18 October 2021

    Irene Olkeriil - President of the Palau Chamber of Commerce

  8. Jury Kebekol blends culture and business

    18 October 2021

    In this month’s Q&A, we caught up with the very talented Jury Kebekol, a traditional weaver from Palau. Jury is currently part of a cohort of cultural and creative workers receiving trade and business training through the UN Informal Economies Recovery Project.

  9. Tongan Minister of Trade and Economic Development Q&A feature for the Sept/Oct 2021 edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    18 October 2021

    Hon. Tatafu Toma Moeaki

  10. Designing His Future - Josaia Matewai – Entrepreneur’s Journey (FIJI)

    15 October 2021

    Josaia Matewai explains his role in the rapidly evolving visual arts sector in Fiji.