Videos and audio stories

2020

  1. Statement by Mr Matin Karimli, Director ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries on World Day Against Child Labour 2020

    11 June 2020

    Mr Matin Karimli, Director - ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries shares his message on #nochildlabourday 2020. The #COVID19 crisis could lead to the first rise in child labour after 20 years of progress, according to a new brief from the ILO & UNICEF.

  2. Statement by Mr Sanaka Samarasinha - UN Resident Coordinator for the Pacific on World Day Against Child Labour 2020

    11 June 2020

    Our sincere gratitude to Sanaka Samarasinha - UN Resident Coordinator for the Pacific - for sharing his message on #nochildlabourday "In times of crisis its is important to keep the spotlight on vulnerable children and families."

  3. Statement by Hon. Parveen Bala Kumar, Minister for Employment, Productivity, Industrial Relations, Youth and Sport, The Government of Fiji on World Day Against Child Labour 2020

    11 June 2020

    In times of COVID-19, Fiji an Alliance8.7 pathfinder country is committed to provide children with the best care and protection.

  4. Covid-19 Prevention mitigation measures: Ten Action Points for Trade Unions

    10 June 2020

    Across the globe, Governments are now confronted with the major challenge of putting in place appropriate exit strategies to come out of COVID-19 pandemic.What is the role of trade unions during lockdowns, shutdowns and re-opening? Learn more here...

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    COVID-19: What role for Workers' Organizations?

    17 April 2020

    The COVID-19 outbreak is the most severe crisis facing the world since the Second World War. It is not just a public health issue, but causing massive disruptions in the world of work. Workers’ organizations have a crucial role in combating the outbreak. Discover how...​

  6. My Future Our Plant

    05 March 2020

    #myfutureourplant starts with children

2019

  1. Earthquake victims get gravity-fed water supply in Papua New Guinea

    13 December 2019

    A ILO-Japan funded partnership infrastructure project is helping earthquake-affected communities in the Nipa district to access clean drinking water.

  2. Demanding Just Transition for Pacific Young workers and employers

    04 December 2019

    As the world engages at COP25 to discuss climate change, young workers and employers from the pacific express their concerns and priorities to achieve a just transition for decent work. They are concerned as future leaders of workers and employers organizations and are at the frontline of the impact of climate change.

2018

  1. ILO Centenary: Testimony of Felix Anthony (Fiji)

    24 May 2018

    What are the main contributions of the ILO to promote social justice around the world? For the celebration of the ILO's Centenary in 2019, Felix Anthony, National Secretary of Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC, Fiji) gives his testimony.

2017

  1. Future of Work: Interview with Felix Anthony

    01 August 2017

    How the unions can address the challenges of the future of work? Ideas from Felix Anthony, President of the ITUC-Asia/Pacific and General Secretary of FTUC, Fiji.

2016

  1. Promoting Decent Work opportunities for disabled people in Fiji

    03 December 2016

    This video describes some of the work the ILO Office for Pacific Island Countries is doing in collaboration with the Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) to assist disabled persons in Fiji. This initiative is part of the Pacific Enable Project

  2. Community Based Emergency Employment - Tropical Cyclone Winston recovery

    01 August 2016

    Enabling rural farmers and families to access social protection to reduce loss of income through Community Based Emergency Employment (CBEE)

  3. Asian Decent Work Decade

    03 July 2016

    This video focuses on the important role of decent work in building stronger, fairer societies in Asia and the Pacific.

  4. The ILO in Solomon Islands

    15 February 2016

    A summary of key results of ILO's work in the Solomon Islands under the joint UN project on "Human Security initiatives: "tensions" reduction, reconciliation and rehabilitation." The ILO has contributed by improving the livelihoods of people affected by civil unrest, in particular young people, inmates, persons with disabilities and females affected by the tensions.

2015

  1. Supporting recovery & reconstruction in the aftermath of cyclone Pam in Vanuatu

    27 October 2015

    Highlighting ILO’s programmes in response to cyclone Pam in Vanuatu – maximising local employment through Labour Based Technology (LBT) for road construction and maintenance

  2. The Land Beyond the Horizon

    30 September 2015

    Captures stories of Pacific islanders whose lands and livelihoods are threatened by climate change, as well as those who have had to relocate to other countries, and discusses the impacts on their lives, cultures, languages and traditions.

  3. Cook Islands become members of ILO

    17 June 2015

    The Cook Islands became the 186th ILO member State in June 2015.

  4. Disaster Risk Reduction in Fiji

    13 March 2015

    As the risks posed by climate change become more prevalent, often the people affected the most have the least capacity to adapt to those risks without help. In Fiji, the ILO's Cash for Work programme brought together government, communities and volunteers to help villagers threatened by climate change. The challenge: to move an entire village to higher ground. (Closed captions available)

  5. Disaster Risk Reduction in Fiji

    13 March 2015

    As the risks posed by climate change become more prevalent, often the people affected the most have the least capacity to adapt to those risks without help. In Fiji, the ILO's Cash for Work programme brought together government, communities and volunteers to help villagers threatened by climate change. The challenge: to move an entire village to higher ground. (Closed captions available)

  6. World Radio Day spotlights role of youth

    12 February 2015

    Young Samoans speak out on issues of education, health and unemployment.

2012

  1. Youth employment advocacy in the Pacific

    06 February 2012

    Promoting youth employament in the Pacific