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.
01 April 2018
The establishment of Young Entrepreneurs Council (YEC) in the Pacific
21 March 2018
The ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries and the Ministry of Commerce, Consumer, Trade, Innovation, and Labour (MCCTIL) has launched a community based emergency employment programme in Tonga.
08 March 2018
Rural women must not be overlooked in policy decisions
Director Donglin Li presents his credentials to H.E. the Prime Minister of Tonga Honourable Akilisi Pohiva
04 February 2018
A zero draft Decent Work Country Programme for Tonga was developed and presented to the Tonga National Tripartite Consultation Committee (TNTCC).
23 January 2018
06 December 2017
A preliminary impact assessment on a response project to support redundant Yazaki EDS workers have found good results through a collaborative effort between the ILO, the multinational and national implementation partners.
03 December 2017
The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) has launched a report which highlights trade union action to promote decent work for persons with disabilities. ACTRAV talked to the department’s focal point on disability at work, Nezam Qahoush about the challenges persons with disabilities face in the world of work and the role of the trade union movement in promoting decent work for them.
16 November 2017
Launch of the Republic of Marshall Islands National Action Plan on Youth Employment (2017-2019)
12 November 2017
In an effort to improve the quality of entrepreneurship trainers in the Pacific, the ILO conducted a Training of Master Trainers on Start & Improve Your Business (SIYB) in Port Vila, Vanuatu
08 October 2017
Both institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help monitoring the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Pacific.
17 September 2017
The ILO Bureau for Employers Activities (ACTEMP) is currently developing a ‘toolkit’ to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in disaster preparedness, and an employers’ resource pack for employers’ organisation to support their members enterprise in preparing and responding to disaster.
28 August 2017
The ILO is working together with national partner organisations in Samoa to ensure redundant workers are provided with employment and social protection services.
22 August 2017
The International Labour Organization (ILO) partners with the Fiji Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism (MITT) to run the SIYB Training Programme
26 May 2017
Representatives from ILO’s 11 Pacific member States along with key stakeholders from the Pacific development community discussed the Future of Work in the Pacific and proposed policy priorities to address the transformations unfolding across the region's labour markets.
17 April 2017
Young people are full of enthusiasm and eagerness to be successful. They are creative, innovative, and are tech savvy. They are employers and job creators and next generation of private sector leaders in an increasingly competitive and high tech world
17 April 2017
The first Pacific Summit & Policy Dialogue on Youth Entrepreneurship was held from 5-7 April 2017 in Fiji and brought together young entrepreneurs, senior government officials and private sector representatives from 8 pacific countries.
05 April 2017
The International Labour Organization (ILO) in partnership with ILO Pacific Community (SPC), Pacific Youth Council (PYC) and the Pacific Leadership Programme (PLP) are convening a 3 day regional summit on young entrepreneurship. The summit will be held from the 5th to the 7th April in Suva, Fiji.
09 February 2017
ILO training on the implementation of and reporting on the Martime Labour Convention 2006
30 November 2016
The objective of the training was to provide basic concepts, principles and skills to participants to manage and implement OSH and labour standards requirements under ILO Conventions and National Legislation