Resources from ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries

  1. 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.

  2. Technical Meeting on Innovative and Sustainable Business Development Services (BDS) for the Informal Creative and Agriculture Sectors

    29 March 2021

    The technical meeting brought together, for the first time, key Business Development Services (BDS) providers with the objective of developing innovative BDS and make them accessible to informal sector micro enterprises, particularly those in the creative and agriculture sectors impacted by COVID-19.

  3. Technical Meeting on improving access to social security for the informal sector

    29 March 2021

    The technical meeting brought together, the Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) senior management and informal sector creative and agriculture representatives to discuss challenges and potential solutions to enable ease of access to social security.

  4. Media campaign highlighting challenges of informal sector women workers and entrepreneurs

    29 March 2021

    To mark International Women’s Day, the project ran a week long media campaign.

  5. Project steering committee and technical team established

    29 March 2021

    As we enter into the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic and its sustained difficulties for the tourism-dependent Pacific, personal income and employment continues to be a challenge.

  6. ILO leads UN joint project targeting hard hit informal sector enterprises

    24 March 2021

    As we enter into the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic and its sustained difficulties for the tourism-dependent Pacific, personal income and employment continues to be a challenge.

  7. Informal sectors of Fiji, Palau, Tonga and Vanuatu key to COVID-19 economic recovery

    26 February 2021

  8. Standard Employment Contracts for migrant workers in Kiribati and Tuvalu: Consultation Workshop

    As part of the Pacific Climate Change Migration and Human Security (PCCMHS) programme the ILO conducted consultations with Tuvalu and Kiribati tripartite partners to discuss standard employment contracts (SECs) for migrant workers and relevant human rights and labour standards across the fisheries and horticulture sectors.

  9. Rethinking New Strategies For Pacific Communities - Covid-19 And Social Protection

    02 December 2020

  10. Make persons with disabilities a priority during COVID-19 recovery in the Pacific

    01 December 2020