Resources from ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. Uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 presents an opportunity for Vanuatu entrepreneurs

    15 October 2021

    With COVID-19 still ravaging the Pacific, the UN Joint Informal Economies Recovery Project has arrived at the ideal time to assist businesses, entrepreneurs, start-ups, community projects, youth and women's groups, innovative and creative solution developers, and others who are threatened by future uncertainties, finances, supply chains, and traditional social practices.

  5. Solomon Islands committed to developing a gender-responsive National Employment Policy

    16 September 2021

    The ILO in partnership with the Government of Solomon Islands has completed a virtual seminar in Solomon Islands to support the design and formulation of the national employment policy (NEP) for inclusive structural transformation and environmental sustainability which took place from the 14 – 16 September 2021.

  6. Opening remarks for the Solomon Islands National Employment Policy Development Seminar

    14 September 2021

    Director ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries, Mr. Matin Karimli

  7. Solomon Islands National Employment Policy Seminar 2021

    14 September 2021

    ILO in partnership with Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Labour and Immigration are running a three-day workshop in Solomon Islands to support the design and formulation of the national employment policy (NEP) for inclusive structural transformation and environmental sustainability.

  8. Working together to end Child Labour in Fiji

    12 September 2021

    To strengthen efforts to combat child labour in Fiji, ILO supported a series of training and awareness seminars online. The sessions where conducted in partnership with the Fijian Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations. The interactive sessions saw active participation and contributions from Government ministries, employer’s organizations, worker organizations, CSO’s and faith-based organizations.

  9. Seminar on Development of Solomon Islands National Employment Policy for Structural Transformation & Environmental Sustainability

    The purpose of the seminar is to help constituents and other state administration bodies to understand the requirements for the development and implementation of a high-quality gender-responsive policy based on relevant information and analysis for review and adoption by the respective key authorities in the countries.

  10. MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter - July - August 2021 edition

    31 August 2021

    This e-newsletter 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.