This is a list of official ILO press releases issued by the ILO Country Office for South Pacific Island Countries. The most recent release is at the top.
30 June 2020
The Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC )and the Fiji Commerce & Employers Federation (FCEF) lead the implementation of a COVID19 recovery initiative called Transition to Business (T2B).
Responses to COVID-19: International Labour Standards and tripartite cooperation needed, says the ILO
29 June 2020
ILO tools developed over 100 years help to address effectively the global crisis of COVID-19.
26 June 2020
Kari Tapiola, former Deputy-Director General of the ILO presents his study "An ILO for All Seasons" to be launched on 29th June 2020.
25 June 2020
The ratification by Fiji, the second after Uruguay, will allow Convention No. 190 to enter into force in a year’s time.
19 December 2019
Cook Islands is the 96th Member State of the ILO to have ratified the Convention
22 November 2019
A ILO-Japan funded partnership infrastructure project is helping earthquake-affected communities in the Nipa district to access clean drinking water.
26 July 2019
The Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO), Mr Guy Ryder, visited Papua New Guinea on the occasion of the Pacific high level forum on climate change and decent work. The trip was the first-ever visit of an ILO Director-General to a Pacific Island State.
Kiribati ratifies the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) Convention, 1976 (No. 144)
28 June 2019
Kiribati is the 147th member State to have ratified this Convention.
24 June 2019
Vanuatu has now ratified all of the 8 ILO Fundamental Conventions
24 June 2019
22 June 2019
The International Labour Conference adopts landmark instruments on violence and harassment and a Declaration on the future of work. The Conference concluded its two-week session, which marked the Centenary of the ILO.
21 June 2019
The Centenary International Labour Conference has adopted a new Convention and Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the workplace.
20 June 2019
More than thirty world leaders have addressed the two-week International Labour Conference, which this year marks the Centenary of the ILO. They expressed support for the ILO’s social justice mandate and called for global action for a just future of work.
12 June 2019
The ILO’s Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, 1999 (No. 182) has achieved almost universal ratification by the ILO’s 187 member States, and the ratification rate of the Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) is not far behind.
12 June 2019
Tuvalu is the 186th Member State to have ratified Convention No. 182.
18 April 2019
National, local and regional governments and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to showcase decent work policies that help youth reach their full potential.
13 March 2019
Marshall Islands is the 184th Member State to have ratified Convention No. 182.
04 March 2019
Palau is the 183rd Member State to have ratified Convention No. 182
25 February 2019
21 September 2018
The Government of Cook Islands has deposited with the International Labour Office the instruments of ratification for two ILO Conventions: C144 on the Tripartite Consultation (International Labour Standards) and C182 on the Worst Forms of Child Labour, which have now been formally registered