Speeches

2022

  1. Statement by Matin Karimli - Director ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries - World Day against Child Labour 2022

    10 June 2022

    Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour

  2. Director ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries addresses the 49th Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC) Biennial Delegates Conference 2022

    14 May 2022

    Statement by Matin Karimli - Director ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries

  3. Let’s share our Pacific perspectives at the ILO’s Global Forum for a Human-centred Recovery

    16 February 2022

    Statement by Matin Karimli - Director ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries for the MPTF Informal Economies recovery project e-newsletter

2021

  1. 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

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

    14 September 2021

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

  3. IFAD statement for the August edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    31 August 2021

    IFAD Country Director, Pacific Island States, Tawfiq El-Zabri

  4. ILO statement for the July edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    22 July 2021

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

  5. UNESCO statement for the May - June edition of the MPTF Informal Economies Recovery Project Monthly Newsletter

    31 May 2021

    Director of the Office and UNESCO Representative to the Pacific States

2020

  1. Address by the Director, ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries at the Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC) 48th Biennial Delegates Conference - Building Workers' Rights through Organizing

    30 August 2020

    by Mr. Matin Karimli , Director, ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries, 29th August 2020

  2. Video message transcript for the launch of the online employment sevices platform, Cook Islands

    31 July 2020

    by Mr. Matin Karimli, Director, ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries, 31st July 2020

2019

  1. "We have to work for a process of productive transformation that protects our blue ocean and gives us all a future"

    26 July 2019

    Guy Ryder addressed the Pacific high-level forum on climate change and decent work during the first visit of an ILO Director-General to a Pacific Island State.

2018

  1. Opening Remarks at the Official launch of the Fiji National Employment Policy

    03 September 2018

    by Mr. Donglin Li, Director, ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries at the opening address at the launching of Fiji's National Employment Policy, 31st August 2018

  2. Statement by ILO Regional Director Tomoko Nishimoto for the signing of the ILO-SREP partnership

    26 July 2018

    Statement delivered on the occasion of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the ILO and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP). The partnership was signed in the margin of the Climate Action Pacific Partnership (CAPP) Conference II – 2018 held in Suva, Fii from the 26th to 27th July 2018.

2017

  1. Opening Remarks by Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific at the Alliance 8.7 Consultation for the Pacific Islands

    02 October 2017

  2. Speech by ILO Director for Pacific Island Countries, Mr. Donglin Li at the Pacific Summit and Policy Dialogue on Youth Entrepreneurship

    05 April 2017

    Pacific Summit and Policy Dialogue on Youth Entrepreneurship, Suva, Fiji 5-7 April 2017

2016

  1. Kiribati Trade Union Congress (KTUC) Annual general meeting

    31 October 2016

    Speech by on behalf of Mr Satoshi Sasaki, OIC, ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries

  2. Engaging with Teachers Unions in the Pacific Triannual Conference of the Council of Pacific Education (COPE)

    01 September 2016

    Speech by Mr. Satoshi Sasaki, OIC, ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries

  3. Launch of Young Entrepreneurs Council (YEC)

    24 June 2016

    Speech by Mr. Satoshi Sasaki, OIC, ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries

  4. Honorable Minister for Labour and Human Resource Development, Kiribati, speech at the 105th International Labour Conference, Geneva, Switzerland

    10 June 2016

    Speech by Mr. Ruatek Tekaira, Honorable Minister for Labour and Human Resource Development , Kiribati

  5. National employment centre board technical committee on the formulation of the Fiji national employment policy

    25 May 2016

    Speech by Mr. Satoshi Sasaki, OIC, ILO Office for the Pacific Island Countries